Sunshine Coast Academy of Hair:

Suite 4 The Atrium
91 Poinciana Ave
Tewantin, QLD 4565 Australia

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Certificate III in Barbering (SHB30516)

(Domestic students)

You don’t need to go to great lengths to enter the hair industry, simply enroll in to The Sunshine Coast Academy of Hairdressing. Our course provides a standard entry-level qualification for the barbering industry. We’ll teach you the skills and knowledge required to work as a Barber. 

In the Barbering course you will learn clipper techniques, create haircuts using tracks and carving, shave heads and faces, design beard and moustaches, male grooming services, and colour and lighten. (Long hair techniques, perming, straightening, are not in this course)

You’ll also have the opportunity for hands on experience in a salon/barbers (Vocational Placement).


Certificate III in Barbering

Packaging Rules

26 units must be completed:

• 21 core units

• 5 elective units comprised of:

5 units from the training package (SHB30516)

Industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification
(as per the ASQA descriptors/VET )

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Assessment Information

Assessment is undertaken throughout both courses, both in practical and theory exercises. Assessment is competency based and requires the completion of all units

Full Time Student

Course code : SHB30516

Full cost for full-time student: $15,000

Cost details: $1375 to be paid at time of enrolment

Length of course: 1 Year

Course capacity: 20

Payment plans: There are a number of options available

Commences: January and July 2017

Location: Shop 4, The Atrium, 91 Poinciana Avenue, Tewantin QLD 4565

Telephone: +61 419 232 601 or (07) 54 555 158

Full-time duration: 12 months

Part-time duration: 2 years

Total hours: 1009

Apprentice Student

Course code: SHB30516

The fees are set by the Queensland Government Vocational Education, Training and Employment Regulation 2011.

Length of apprentice: 3 years

Course capacity: 30

Commences: January and July 2017

Location: Shop 4, The Atrium, 91 Poinciana Avenue, Tewantin QLD 4565

Telephone: +61 419 232 601 or (07) 54 555 158

Full-time duration: 12 months

Part-time duration: 2 years

Total hours: 1009

Certificate III in Barbering - Core and Elective Units

The following elective units, have been selected to provide you with the best possible knowledge to further your career within the hairdressing industry.

Helping you as a professional to hold the essential skills to build and maintain a loyal clientele.

The skills are continually used in the industry, and are important to require a high standard to give your clients their needs.

The units will also guide you in your career pathway.

Completed competent units which match unit codes in future study will get accredited by an RPL processes, and will role over
into their future studies.

Core Units

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services

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

SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional & classic men’s haircut structures

SHBHCUT009 Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques

SHBHCUT011 Design and maintain beards and moustaches

SHBHCUT012 Shave heads and faces

SHBHCUT013 Provide men’s general grooming services

SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape

SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base

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


Elective Units

SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation

SHBHCLS002 Colour and lighten hair

SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures

SHBHCUT010 Create haircuts using tracks and carving

SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services