This qualification reflects the role of barbers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of barbering 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 barber in any industry environment, usually a barber shop or salon.
What units are included in this course?
Students in the SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering are required to complete a total of twenty-six (26) unit of competencies to be awarded this qualification. This consists of twenty-one (21) core and and five (5) set elective unit of competencies.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Core/Elective||Nominal Hours|
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
||Provide shampoo and basin services
||Design haircut structures
||Create one length or solid haircut structures
||Create graduated haircut structures
||Create layered haircut structures
||Cut hair using over-comb techniques
||Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures
||Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques
||Design and maintain beards and moustaches
||Shave heads and faces
||Provide men's general grooming services
||Dry hair to shape
|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
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients||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
|SHBHBAS002||Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation||Elective||20|
|SHBHCLS004||Neutralise unwanted colours and tones||Elective||55|
|SHBHCLS005||Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments||Elective||55|
|SHBHCUT006||Create combined haircut structures||Elective||45|
|SHBHCUT010||Create haircuts using tracks and carving||Elective||30|
What is the duration of this course?
The SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering runs for approximately ten (10) months, and is held four (4) days a week. Classes are held on a Monday, Tuesday with a Simulated Hairdressing Workplace session held on either Wednesday or Thursday for the full duration of your training, as well as on a Friday for approximately four (4)months of your training.
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.
Am I eligible for Skills First Funding
Generally, you are eligible for Skills First Funding if you are:
- an Australian citizen or permanent. resident, or a New Zealand citizen, and
- 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?
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 email@example.com.