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This entry-level qualification will give you the edge in a career as a stylist. Work as an apprentice hairdresser in a salon where you will learn to cut, style and colour hair. You will also practice chemical straightening and waving and scalp and hair treatments. You will gain experience in the business side through selling products and services, client consultation and advice, supervising junior staff, financial transactions and safe work practices. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Caboolture, Loganlea, South Bank

Key dates and info

DURATION

Workplace/TAFE: Nominal duration 36 months

Course details

1300 712 007

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Bonnie Moran

The perfect balance

"The teachers are so knowledgeable and helpful and the course was the perfect balance of theoretical and practical learning."

Bonnie Moran
Certificate III in Hairdressing

Ten reasons to study at TAFE

Practical, hands-on classes combined with state-of-the-art facilities and purpose-built learning areas make us a standout amongst training providers. Better than that though, many of our facilities are acknowledged by industry as being amongst the best in Australia.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE DELIVERY
Caboolture Any time Workplace/TAFE
Loganlea Any time Workplace/TAFE
South Bank Any time Workplace/TAFE

Entry requirements

Students must be employed as an apprentice and have a signed Registered Training Contract, stating TAFE Queensland Brisbane is the Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO).

The Queensland Government's Apprenticeships Info website provides information about apprenticeships and traineeships (including school-based) in Queensland.

For further information about probationary periods for this trade qualification, visit Queensland Training Information Service.

Location/s

Caboolture
Tallon St
Caboolture QLD 4510

Loganlea
50-68 Armstrong Road
Meadowbrook QLD 4131

South Bank
Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Timetable

Hours of study vary depending on your employment situation.

Important Information

Year 12 graduates: start trade training fee free, here’s how.

You are eligible for fee-free training for this course if you:

  • have completed Year 12 in Queensland and hold a Senior Statement issued by the Queensland Studies Authority or equivalent
  • enrol and start study within 12 months of completing Year 12 in Queensland in 2013, 2014 or 2015 (e.g. if you graduated in 2015, you must enrol before the end of the 2016)
  • live permanently in Queensland.

For more information call TAFE Queensland Brisbane on 1300 712 007 or visit Training Queensland.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units listed on your individual training plan.

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services Core
SHBHCLS002 Colour and lighten hair Core
SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments Core
SHBHCLS005 Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments Core
SHBHCLS004 Neutralise unwanted colours and tones Core
SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures Core
SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures Core
SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures Core
SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures Core
SHBHCUT005 Cut hair using over-comb techniques Core
SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs Core
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas Core
SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base Core
SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions Core
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions Core
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment Core
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team Core
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices Core
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients Core
SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments Core
SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures Elective
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation Elective
SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures Elective
SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles Elective
SHBHREF001 Curl and volumise hair with chemical treatments Elective
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services Elective
SHBHDES002 Braid hair Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

Eligible apprentices and trainees that meet the Queensland state funding requirements will be charged a student contribution fee of $1.60 per nominal hour. For more information on the number of units funded for this course visit Queensland Training Information Services.

Nominal hours for each unit will be outlined in the agreed training plan, which will be provided to the employer and apprentice or trainee, at the time of induction.

Non-funded apprentices and trainees will be charged a fee for service cost. The student and employer contribution fee will be outlined in the training plan and agreed to, prior to the commencement of training.

Federal incentives may be available for employers, apprentices and trainees. Visit the Australian Apprenticeships website for more information.

Students are encouraged to view the TAFE Queensland's Student Fees policy prior to enrolment.

For more information about the costs associated with undertaking an apprenticeship, please give us a call.

Additional Costs

Students can access a range of print, copy, scan and fax services via MyPrint.

Outcome

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

Job prospects

  • Hairdresser
  • Hair Stylist

Bonnie Moran

The perfect balance

"The teachers are so knowledgeable and helpful and the course was the perfect balance of theoretical and practical learning."

Bonnie Moran
Certificate III in Hairdressing

Are you ready to enrol?

If you are already employed as an apprentice or trainee, let your employer know that you want TAFE Queensland Brisbane to be your Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO). Contact the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network to organise your training contract, then give us a call.

If you aren't employed yet, contact Australian JobSearch or a job service agency for help getting a job. Alternatively, contact us on 13 72 48 for further information on how we can help you make great happen.

Read the student rules and refund policy.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Orientation

Orientation information will be supplied at induction.

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 2 June 2017

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1300 712 007

Industry endorsed

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