Vibe College

Certificate IV in Hairdressing

Vibe College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 093271G

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


In the Certificate IV in Hairdressing course, student are trained to reflects the role of skilled senior hairdressers who use a range of highly developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. These senior hairdressers provide specialist services in one or more areas including haircutting, design, coloring and complex color correction, trichology and chemical reformation. Students are trained to work independently and many hairdressers at this level are able to provide technical leadership, training and support to team members.

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.

Units of competency

Core Units
SHBHTLS001 Provide technical leadership to hairdressing teams
SHBHTLS002 Research and use hairdressing trends to advance creative work

Elective Units
SHBHCLS006 Solve complex colour problems
SHBHCLS007 Enhance hair designs using creative colouring and lightening techniques
SHBHDES005 Select and apply hair extensions
SHBHDES006 Design and style long hair creatively
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBHTLS003 Work as a session stylist
SHBHREF001 Curl and volumise hair with chemical treatments
TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction
TAEDEL402A Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Senior Salon Stylist
  • Color Technician
  • Formal & Events Stylist

Pathways Information

After achieving SIH40111 Certificate IV in Hairdressing individuals may undertake:

  • SIB50210 Diploma of Salon Management
  • SIH80113 Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Please contact the provider
Start date: 02 November 2020
Duration: 11 Units
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 12 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