SHB30416 – Certificate III in Hairdressing
Certificate III in Hairdressing is the recognised trade qualification for the hairdressing industry.It provides students with foundation skills and knowledge to work as a hairdresser. Content areas at this level include applying skills and knowledge to sell products and services, ensuring a safe working environment and performing a full range of client services, including client consultation, cut, style, colour, straighten and permanently wave hair with chemical reformation solutions and while ommunicating within the workplace.
Once complete you will be able to perform a full range of client services including:
- Client consultation and advice
- Hair and scalp treatments
- Hair styling and design
- Colour and lightening services
- Chemical waving and relaxing services
28 Units must be completed, 21 core units and 7 elective units.
|Unit Code||Unit Title|
|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|
|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|
|SIRRINV001||Receive and handle retail stock|
|SHBXCCS004||Recommend products and services|
Qualification entry requirements: there are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Course duration: Course duration is 12 months. This course is competency based.
Assessment: Students will receive a variety of assessment tasks for each Unit of Competence
undertaken. The assessment tasks will be conducted utilizing a selection of assessment methods
which could include; observation, demonstration, written questions, verbal questioning, portfolio,
assignment or workplace assessment. Students are expected to attempt each assessment task
presented within the unit of competence.
Pathways: On Successful completion of Certificate III in Hairdressing, students may continue onto further study in Certificate IV in Hairdressing (SHB40216), Diploma of Salon Management (SHB50216) or Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership (SHB80116).
Potential Job Titles: Qualified Hairdresser