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|Study Mode||Full-time, Part-time, Apprenticeship|
|Length||36 months full time 72 months part time|
|Commencement||Apply any time|
|Timetable||On-the-job training and training sessions on campus one day a week.|
An apprentice undertaking the Certificate III in Barbering will develop a range of sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of barbering services to clients.
This apprenticeship allows you to gain hands-on skills and experience while working in the industry. You will learn all aspects of barbering including cutting, men’s grooming, shaving heads and faces, maintaining beards and moustaches
This course will provide a pathway to employment in the barbering industry as a qualified barber.
This course will teach you to perform a full range of barber services including client consultation and advice, hair and scalp treatments, men’s haircutting, shaving, men’s grooming services, freehand clipper techniques and creating haircuts using tracks and carving.
Upon successful completion, you will be equipped to gain employment as a qualified barber.
You may choose to continue study in a complimentary industry related course including Certificate III in Hairdressing.
Why don’t you come along to our next course info session to find out everything you need to start your learning journey? You can chat with our teachers, tour our facilities, learn more about the course, find out about the application process and get your questions answered by our course experts.
To apply for this course, you must be employed as an apprentice with a business in the barbering industry.
Students are required to obtain a police check prior to starting the course. The impact of any disclosures will be considered on a case by case basis.
You need to be employed in this field as an apprentice or trainee before commencing this course.
If you are currently not employed in this field please contact the Skills and Jobs Centre for further advice.
To be eligible for this qualification, you must successfully complete 26 units: 21 core and 5 elective.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices||20||$0.00|
|SHBHBAS001||Provide shampoo and basin services||40||$0.00|
|SHBHCUT001||Design haircut structures||20||$0.00|
|SHBHCUT002||Create one length or solid haircut structures||30||$36.00|
|SHBHCUT003||Create graduated haircut structures||35||$0.00|
|SHBHCUT004||Create layered haircut structures||35||$0.00|
|SHBHCUT005||Cut hair using over-comb techniques||30||$225.00|
|SHBHCUT007||Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures||45||$65.00|
|SHBHCUT009||Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques||25||$201.00|
|SHBHCUT011||Design and maintain beards and moustaches||20||$92.00|
|SHBHCUT012||Shave heads and faces||25||$15.00|
|SHBHCUT013||Provide men's general grooming services||25||$0.00|
|SHBHDES001||Dry hair to shape||40||$0.00|
|SHBHIND003||Develop and expand a client base||35||$0.00|
|SHBHTRI001||Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions||25||$15.00|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions||25||$0.00|
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients||40||$0.00|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment||45||$0.00|
|SHBXIND002||Communicate as part of a salon team||30||$0.00|
|SHBXWHS001||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices||40||$0.00|
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Unit Hours||Unit Consumables|
|HLTINFCOV001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures||25||$0.00|
|SHBHBAS002||Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation||20||$15.00|
|SHBHCLS001||Apply hair colour products||30||$20.00|
|SHBHCLS002||Colour and lighten hair||65||$40.00|
|SHBHCLS003||Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments||45||$40.00|
|SHBHCLS004||Neutralise unwanted colours and tones||55||$0.00|
|SHBHCLS005||Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments||55||$35.00|
|SHBHCUT006||Create combined haircut structures||45||$120.00|
|SHBHCUT010||Create haircuts using tracks and carving||30||$0.00|
|SHBHREF002||Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments||45||$25.00|
|SHBXCCS004||Recommend products and services||20||$0.00|
|SIRRINV001||Receive and handle retail stock||35||$0.00|
|SIRXHWB001||Maintain personal health and wellbeing||40||$0.00|
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
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Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
The fees listed below are indicative only. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future.
|Course fees by student type||Indicative Course Fee|
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)||$680.00|
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)||$5,920.00|
Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
|Additional course fees||Indicative Course Fee|
|Course consumable/materials (approximate)||$1,875.40|
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Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
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