SHB30416 – Certificate III in Hairdressing

SHB30416 – Certificate III in Hairdressing

Our SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing is the perfect course for anyone looking to fast track their career path into hairdressing.

This nationally accredited program will give you the primary skills needed to work in the hairdressing industry.

Learn a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to your clients. These services include advice on all aspects of color, cutting and long hair design, chemical curling and straightening and hair and scalp care.

Find employment with leading hair salons, professional photographers, fashion stylists or set up your own salon.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

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Packaging Rules
28 units must be completed:

  • 21 core units
  • 7 elective units

Units of Competency

Core/Elec National Code Name Nominal Hours
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services 40
SHBHCLS002 Colour and lighten hair 65
SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments 45
SHBHCLS004 Neutralise unwanted colors and tones 55
SHBHCLS005 Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments 55
SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures 20
SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures 30
SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures 35
SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures 35
SHBHCUT005  Cut hair using over-comb techniques 30
SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs 50
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas 20
SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base 35
SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments 45
SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions 25
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions 25
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients 40
SHBXIND001 Comply with organizational requirements within a personal services environment 45
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team 30
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices 40
Elective SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures 45
SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures 45
SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles 30
SHBHREF001 Curl and volumise hair with chemical treatments 65
SHBHREF003 Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments 45
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services 20
SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays 35
Total Nominal Hours 1070
Saloon practice 300

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

This qualification will be delivered using a Face-to-Face Mode. This is a mode of study encompasses learning through:

Between 1 – 2 years
If 3 days per week, time to complete: 51 weeks
If 5 days per week, time to complete: 30 weeks
If 3 evenings per week, time to complete: 71 weeks

  • Face-to-face Training Sessions/classroom delivery.
  • Training Support (Support after the training sessions through Skype, Phone, Emails, Face to face)
  • Individual learning and reflection (Student is provided additional learner resources for self-study and self-assessment)
  • Guided Learning (Student is provided activities and projects to complete)
  • Review sessions and lectures/training sessions by Industry and qualified Skill Solutions trainers.
  • Students receive access to comprehensive learning materials and instruction (provided by a competent Trainer/Assessor) for each unit of study.  

To see if you would be eligible for this course, please call our helpful staff at Skill Solutions on

(03) 9329 1224 and/ or make an inquiry through

*Gov.Funding is not available right now. Please keep in touch with us to get updated information.

Fees and Charges for Face-to-Face Training:

Student Contribution Enrolment Fee Tools/ Learning Material Price Total Course Fee
Gov. Funded N/A N/A N/A N/A
Non Gov. Funded $12420 $150 $500 $13070
Concession N/A N/A N/A N/A


*RPL pricing will be available soon.

Fee and Charges for RPL:

Student Contribution Enrolment Fee Tools/ Learning Material Price Total Course Fee
Gov. Funded N/A N/A N/A N/A
Non-Gov. Funded N/A N/A N/A N/A
Concession N/A N/A N/A N/A

This qualification provides pathways to undertake further training with other RTOs or TAFE in:

  • SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing
  • SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management
  • SHB80116 Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership

Graduates may find employment as Hairdresser in a Salon, with professional photographers, fashion stylists or chose set up their own salon.