Hair & Beauty

Certificate III in Hairdressing| SHB30416

Course Description

Suitable for anyone who is looking for an alternative to an apprenticeship, the Certificate III in Hairdressing will fast–track you to the salon floor. You will learn to provide a range of hairdressing services – colouring, perming, straightening and cutting, along with generalist client services.

Training includes 70% practical ‘hands-on’ with clients. Learn the fundamentals of hairdressing plus up to date techniques taught by industry experts. 

On successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Certificate III in Hairdressing SHB30416:

Core Units

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services

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

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

SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs

SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base

SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments

SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions

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


Elective Units

SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures

SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures

SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles

SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation

SHBHREF001 Curl and volumise hair with chemical treatments

SHBHDES002 Braid hair

SHBHIND002 Research and use hairdressing information


$0-$2,550* This training is subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart and Skilled initiative for eligible students. To be eligible for funding you must demonstrate prior industry work experience. Call to calculate your fee.


Date Duration Class Times Location
Place Me On Waitlist  Express your interest to be placed on the waitlist for the next intake Wed, Thu & Fri for 11 Months 9.30am-4pm Shoalhaven Campus