SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing


Course Overview

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing reflects the role of hairdressers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a hairdresser in any industry environment, usually a salon.


Are there any prerequisites or entry requirements?

There are no formal pre-requisites or entry requirements for SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing, however Sechi Hair Academy requires that students obtain approval from a parent/guardian if the student is under 18 years old.
Students are also required to attend an entry interview as part of the enrolment process to confirm that they understand the course delivery arrangements and expectations and that the course is suited to their career aspirations.


What is the duration of the course?

The SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing runs for approximately fourteen (14) months, and is held three (3) days a week. Classes are held on a Monday and Tuesday, with your Simulated Salon day held on either Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, dependent on the roster.

All classes commence at 9:15 AM and conclude at 3:45 PM, with a thirty (30) minute lunch break provided at 12:15 PM.

All classes are compulsory as student attendance is vital to ensure students are taking part in classroom discussions and activities. If you are unable to attend class on the day, please notify your trainer at least thirty (30) minutes prior to the commencement of classes. Repeated absences may lead to deferment, and in severe cases, termination of your course.


What units are included in this course?

Students must complete a total of twenty-eight (28) units to be awarded this qualification (21 core and 7 set electives), as listed below.

Unit Code
Unit Title
Core/Elective
Nominal Hours
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Core
20
SHBHBAS001
Provide shampoo and basin services
Core
40
SHBHCLS002
Colour and lighten hair
Core
65
SHBHCLS003
Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments
Core
45
SHBHCLS004
Neutralise unwanted colours and tones
Core
55
SHBHCLS005
Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments
Core
55
SHBHCUT001
Design haircut structures
Core
20
SHBHCUT002
Create one length or solid haircut structures
Core
30
SHBHCUT003
Create graduated haircut structures
Core
35
SHBHCUT004
Create layered haircut structures
Core
35
SHBHCUT005
Cut hair using over-comb techniques
Core
30
SHBHDES003
Create finished hair designs
Core
50
SHBHIND001
Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
Core
20
SHBHIND003
Develop and expand a client base
Core
35
SHBHREF002
Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments
Core
45
SHBHTRI001
Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
Core
25
SHBXCCS001
Conduct salon financial transactions
Core
25
SHBXCCS002
Provide salon services to clients
Core
40
SHBXIND001
Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
Core
45
SHBXIND002
Communicate as part of a salon team
Core
30
SHBXWHS001
Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Core
40
SHBHCUT006
Create combined haircut structures
Elective
45
SHBHCUT007
Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
Elective
45
SHBHDES004
Create classic long hair up-styles
Elective
30
SHBHBAS002
Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
Elective
20
SHBHDES002
Braid hair
Elective
30
SHBHIND004
Participate in session styling teams
Elective
65
SHBXCCS004
Recommend products and services
Elective
20

What is the cost of my course?

Click the button at the top of this page to download the course outline for SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy for further information regarding fees and whether you are eligible for a Government Funded Training Place. If you are unsure of whether or not you are eligible for a Government Funded Training Place, please contact Sechi Hair Academy on (03) 8754 0000.


How do I apply?

To discuss this course and/or your suitability in more detail, please call our offices for a confidential discussion by contacting Kalopa Pandolfo on (03) 8754 0000, or by email at enquiries@sechihairacademy.com.