SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing - Sechi Academy

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

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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.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding.


What units are included in this course?

Students in the SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing are required to complete a total of twenty-eight (28) unit of competencies to be awarded this qualification. This consists of twenty-one (21) core unit of competencies and seven (7) set elective unit of competencies.

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
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation Elective 20
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
SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures Elective 45
SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures Elective 45
SHBHDES002 Braid hair Elective 30
SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs  Core  50
SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles Elective 30
 SHBHIND001  Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas  Core  20
SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base  Core  35
SHBHIND004 Participate in session styling teams Elective 65
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
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services Elective 20
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


What is the duration of this course?

The SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing runs for approximately ten (10) months, and is held three (3) days a week. Classes are held on a Monday and Tuesday, with a Simulated Hairdressing Workplace session held on either Wednesday or Thursday. Students are also provided an additional day for independent learning and catch up and free study.

All classes will commence at 9:15 AM and conclude at 3:45 PM, with a thirty (30) minute lunch break provided to all students at 12:15 PM. (Total 6 hours and 30 minutes)


Am I eligible for a Government Funded Training Place?

Generally, you are eligible for Skill First Funding if you are:

  • an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen;
  • physically present in Victoria when you are doing your training and assessment

    Additionally, holders of a valid Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card will be eligible for further concessions.


    What is the total cost of my qualification?



    Government Funded


    Concession Funded


    Please Note: As per Skills Victoria requirement, we can only quote fees up to 31/12/2023. This Course Fee Outline is subject to change without notice.


    What equipment is required?

    Sechi Hair Academy requires all students to obtain a Hairdressing Tool Kit. Students cannot commence training in the SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing if they do not have the necessary equipment. Sechi Hair Academy has quality professional hairdressing kits available to purchase.


    Who do i contact for more information?

    if you would like to discuss this course and/or your suitability in more detail, organise an equiry appointment or set up a private tour of our premises, please call our academy on (03) 8754 0000 for a confidential discussion, or alternatively email us at