- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Study mode
- On Campus
- Study from home
2 days per week (duration is dependent on work placement)
- Starting Date
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Do you love to showcase your creativity? Do you enjoy being able to help people be the best version of themselves and provide them with self confidence? Then this course is for you!
When you complete your Certificate III in Hairdressing you will learn the skills and knowledge to pursue work as a qualified hairdresser. Hairdressing qualifications can lead to many work opportunities from owning your own salon to working with models and celebrities for film and television work.
You will learn cutting, colouring and finishing techniques for male and female clients, communicating in the workplace, consulting with clients, selling products and services and designing and applying a broad range of technical hairdressing services on clients.
If you have great communication skills, enjoy working with and meeting new people then this is the course for you. Hairdressing allows you to show your creativity and express your artistic qualities in both the practical and theoretical components of this course.
At TAFE Gippsland you will develop your skills through the world renowned training resources of Pivot Point Academy. We now offer the additional flexibility of our Pivot Point resources online, giving students the opportunity to access resources 24/7 either on campus, in the salon or at a place of their choice.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8.30am-4.00pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8.30am-4.00pm
Monday, Tuesday 8.30am-4.00pm
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Hairdressing (Non-Apprenticeship).
- Qualified Hairdresser
- Senior Stylist
- Session Hairstylist for Fashion and Film Industry
Opportunities for Further Study
- SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing (Not on offer at TAFE Gippsland)
- SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management (Not on offer at TAFE Gippsland)
- SHB80116 Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership (Not on offer at TAFE Gippsland)
Mandatory entry requirements
- Applicants are required to have an appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy skills, which will be evaluated prior to course intake. Pre Training Review and Interview will be required prior to enrolment.
Recommended entry requirements
- Students are recommended to complete SHB20216- Certificate II in Salon Assistant before commencing SHB30416- Certificate III in Hairdressing as a Non Apprentice unless completed a previous Certificate III level course or have previous industry experience.
Specialist Course Information
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
Recognition of Prior LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
|SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays|
|SHBHCCS001 Plan hair services for special events|
|SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock|
|SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices|
|SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team|
|SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients|
|SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBHTRI001 Identify And Treat Hair And Scalp Conditions|
|SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments|
|SHBHREF001 Curl and volumise hair with chemical treatments|
|SHBHIND003 Develop And Expand A Client Base|
|SHBHIND001 Maintain And Organise Tools, Equipment And Work Areas|
|SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles|
|SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs|
|SHBHDES002 Braid hair|
|SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT005 Cut hair using over-comb techniques|
|SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT001 Design Haircut Structures|
|SHBHCLS005 Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments|
|SHBHCLS004 Neutralise Unwanted Colours And Tones|
|SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments|
|SHBHCLS002 Colour And Lighten Hair|
|SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services|
|BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
Assessment is competency based. A range of assessment methods will be used, including written tests, assignments, online quizzes, role play and practical demonstrations in the training salon