The course is delivered over 7 stages and is typically delivered consecutively within a nominal period of 12 months, with some classes delivered up to 24 months (depending on experience, capacity to absorb information and possible credits and different electives applied at enrolment). Learn all about about the foundations of hairdressing, styling, cutting techniques for long and short hair types
This course has no formal pre-requisites for entry and is open to anyone interested in pursuing or enhancing a career in the Hairdressing Industry.
This qualification is for those who wish to start a career in the Hairdressing industry and is open to the general public which has been designed for those who
have minimal or no skills in an industry that enjoy face to face interactive learning, with a high content of practical application to skills acquisition.
Typically, 12 months including school holidays preriods, and may vary on individual applicants’ circumstances.
The duration may be reduced for individual Learner if credit towards the qualification is given in the form of recognition of prior learning, credit transfer or where the learner has some industry experience where skill gap training may be a more appropriate training program for that learner.
This information is collected and analysed during information and enrolment session.
This qualification does not require any formal prerequisites for entry into the SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing. New entrants into the industry as well as people with some experience are welcome to apply.
Minimum technology requirements
Prospective learners will be required to go through a formal face to face and/ or CiRT Interview with one of our Learning Pathway Advisors to establish whether the desired course is the correct qualification for their career path/job prospects.
Applicants who have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification are not required to complete a LLN Assessment.
As part of the Pre-training interview process with a prospective learner, a digital literacy evaluation will be conducted (PC Skills) to ensure that they will be successfully able to complete a course with an online component.
This includes but not limited to:
Candidates who meet the minimum requirements for LLN evaluation would be considered to meet PC Literacy requirements
Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements for LLN evaluation will be evaluated individually.
To achieve SHB30416 – Certificate III in Hairdressing qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency:
28 units of competency:
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|SHBHIND001||Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|SHBXIND002||Communicate as part of a salon team|
|SHBXWHS001||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices|
|SHBHBAS001||Provide shampoo and basin services|
|SHBHDES003||Create finished hair designs|
|SHBHTRI001||Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions|
|SHBHCUT001||Design haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT002||Create one length or solid haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT003||Create graduated haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT004||Create layered haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT005||Cut hair using over-comb techniques|
|SHBHCLS002||Colour and lighten hair|
|SHBHCLS003||Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments|
|SHBHCLS004||Neutralise unwanted colours and tones|
|SHBHCLS005||Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments|
|SHBHREF002||Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments|
|SHBHIND003||Develop and expand a client base|
The electives selected for the qualification are the following
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|SHBHDES004||Create classic long hair up-styles|
|SHBHCUT006||Create combined haircut structures|
|SHBXCCS004||Recommend products and services|
|SHBHCUT006||Create combined haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT007||Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures|
|SHBHREF001||Curl and volumise hair with chemical treatments|
|SIRRINV001||Receive and handle retail stock|
Avante Education have selected the following forms of Assessment Methods
The assessment process will include the gathering of evidence to demonstrate the learner’s competency as demonstrated in the workplace and underpinning knowledge in theory-based assessments.
Trainers will be provided with detailed instructions to assessment requirements for each unit. (The specific methods for each Unit of Competency are identified within this document under ‘Evidence Gathering Techniques’; further detail is available in the Assessor Assessment Guide).
This is a competency-based program, assessment occurs throughout the entire program until the learner either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or any further training needs are identified and addressed.
Upon successful completion of all units which meet the packaging rules in this course of study, learners will be awarded the qualification SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing
The issuance of this qualification is subject to:
Avante Education has a policy to acknowledge formal Statements of Attainments issued by another RTO.
Where learners have made an application for Credit Transfer on any of the equivalent units in this qualification, credit will be granted, and the learner will not be required to repeat the training in those units where application has been made and credit has been granted.
The competencies in this qualification may be attained through the process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). RPL takes into consideration the candidates’ previous training, work and life experience.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) opportunities will be identified and addressed during the pre-training interview process.
Learners will also be provided with an RPL Candidate guide to assist the learner in identifying any Recognition of Prior Learning either through previous training, work, or life experience or to how to prepare a portfolio of evidence.
This is our standard fee based on a full program enrolment. Program fees vary based on each individual’s enrolment details. Final course fees are offered after an individual assessment. For more information click here
|Digital Learner Resources1||$80||$80|
|Materials Kit for Trade||$1,3953||$1,3953|
We have payment options to suit your needs. Payment options are selected in the Pre-Training Review stage after your initial application
Once you officially accept your Letter of Offer in your Pre-Training Proposal payment can be made to then be official enrolled into the program
If you have decided that you are ready to start the SHB30416 – Certificate III in Hairdressing course then please apply for one of our upcoming intakes below.
When you apply for an intake, you will fill out the Enrolment form online and you will received confirmation details once payment has been made at the end of this form.
If you have any question about any of our upcoming intakes or you can’t find one that suits you, then please fill out the enquiry form here and we will be happy to assist you further.
|Intake Name||Location||Course Start Date||Course End Date|
|HA3119190 | SHB30416 - Certificate III in Hairdressing | Assessment Only||3/49-51 Horne Street, Sunbury VIC 3429|
|HA311T2-0140/C2201 | Apprenticeships||3/49-51 Horne Street, Sunbury VIC 3429|
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