SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing

Description:

This qualification reflects the role of skilled senior hairdressers who use a range of highly developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. These senior hairdressers provide specialist services in one or more areas including haircutting, design, colouring and complex colour correction, trichology and chemical reformation. They work independently and many hairdressers at this level provide technical leadership, training and support to team members

To attain Certificate IV in Hairdressing a total of 11 units, 2 core units and 9 elective units must be completed.

Unit Code Unit Title
SHBHTLS001 Provide technical leadership to hairdressing teams
SHBHTLS002 Research and utilise hairdressing trends to advance creative work
SHBHCLS006 Solve complex colour problems
SHBHCLS007 Enhance hair designs using creative colouring and lightening techniques
SHBHCUT008 Design and perform creative haircuts
SHBHTRI003 Develop and apply scalp treatment therapies
SHBHDES006 Design and style long hair creatively
BSBMKG413 Promote products and services
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
SHBHTLS003 Work as a session stylist

Qualification Entry Requirements

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who have:

1. achieved a Certificate III in Hairdressing (or equivalent); and

2. at least one year post-qualification full time employment experience as a hairdresser in a salon environment where they have applied the skills and knowledge covered in the above (or equivalent) qualification.

Student Course Duration and Schedule

It is recommended this program be scheduled to be delivered over 30 weeks of full time study – 20 hours (approx) per week of scheduled class time each week. This takes into account Public holiday periods such as Christmas & Easter and School holiday breaks.

Course Length Total Study Weeks Total Holiday Weeks
30 Weeks 26 Weeks 4 weeks

This will be achieved by scheduling classes for 20 Hours (approx) per week over 30 weeks (face to face). This may be delivered by one of the following scheduling options:

  • 2 days at 8 hours, 1 day at 4 hours
  • 5 days at 4 hours

Pathways: This qualification provides a pathway to work as a senior hairdresser in a salon environment, a freelance session stylist or a technical advisor in product companies.

Potential Job Titles: This qualification provides a pathway to work as a senior hairdresser in a salon environment, a freelance session stylist or a technical advisor in product companies.