Vibe College

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

Vibe College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093269A

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


In the Certificate III in Hairdressing course, student will learn skills to be part of salon team and utilize technical skills and knowledge to provide broad range of hairdressing services to clients. Student are trained to provide client services by ensuring a safe working environment and performing a full range of client services, including client consultation and advice, applying skills and knowledge to sell products and services, hair and scalp treatments, haircutting, hair design, colour and lightening, and chemical reformation services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work. This training covers required skills and hands-on practical experience that is needed to be qualified hairdresser. This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

At Vibe College, students have opportunity to complete their practical on live client at the college salon. We also encourage and assist our full time students in finding other salons that would allow them to perform practical and gain additional industry exposure.

Vibe College is the ONLY College in Brisbane area utilizing Complete Pivot Point resources including online platform. Pivot Point is one of the oldest and most recognised hairdressing educational resources utilized all over the world. Students are provided with fundamental book, technical library, and online access that covers all requires knowledge of the course.


28 Units must be completed:

21 Core Units

7 Elective Units

Core Units

SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services

SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team

SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients

SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs

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

SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

BSBSUS201 Participate environmentally Sustainable work practices

SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base

SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions

SHBHCLS002 Colour & Lighten hair

SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments

SHBHCLS004 Neutralise unwanted colours and tones

SHBHCLS005 Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments

Study Outcomes

On completion of your studies you will receive a SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing, issued by VIBE.

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Senior Hairdresser
  • Wedding & Formal Hair Stylist

Pathways Information

After achieving SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing, individuals may undertake:

  • SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering
  • SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing
  • SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management
  • SHB80116 Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 14,000 for the entire course; Material Fee: 1,500; Enrollment Fee: 200
Start date: 05 October 2020
02 November 2020
Duration: 75 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Vibe College

Brisbane Campus
Ground & Level 2 - 30 Herschel Street Brisbane Queensland 4000

Entry criteria

Students must have completed at least an Australian year 11 equivalent.


The student must provide evidence of attaining an overall IELTS score of 5.5 bands or equivalent scores on a similar test (such as TOEFL, PTE, etc).

Or the student must have attained at least Upper Intermediate level of English and must provide evidence of the same.

Or the student must pass Vibe's relevant Internal English Placement Test.

Or the student must have completed Certificate III in Spoken and Written English.


Vibe College
Brisbane Campus
Ground & Level 2 - 30 Herschel Street Brisbane Queensland 4000