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SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering

SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering

National ID SHB30516 State ID AZZ5
Shape your future in the world of barbering!

Delivered one day a week on campus, become a skilled barber while gaining hands-on experience as an apprentice in a hairdressing salon. Develop essential skills in sales, consultation, and technical expertise, offering a diverse range of barbering services to clients.

This qualification opens doors to a rewarding career as a barber in various industry settings.

Barber cuts patients' hair.


When Continuous enrolment.

Study Mode Apprenticeship.

Want to be a cut above the rest?

Do you want to become a barber? This qualification is delivered on campus one day a week, so it allows you to study while working at a hairdressing salon as an apprentice. 

Gain these skills:

  • sales, consultation and technical skills
  • broad range of barbering services to clients
  • using discretion and judgement to provide client services
  • taking responsibility for work outcomes

You will be required to participate in our Student Training Salon that is open to the public, with real, paying clients. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a barber in any industry environment, usually a barber-shop or salon.

Recognition of Prior Learning is available for this qualification to qualified hairdressers.

Important information

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All year round


When All year round
Where Murdoch
How Apprenticeship

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 


National ID Unit title
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 and 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
National ID Unit title
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
SHBHCCS001 Plan hair services for special events
SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures
SHBHCUT010 Create haircuts using tracks and carving
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services

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