Academies Australasia

Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416)

Academies Australasia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 092334E

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


These courses prepare you for the fast-paced world of beauty and hairdressing by a balanced delivery of classroom based theory and practical experience of working on real clients in our busy inner city clinic and salon.

Fast-track your hairdressing career and start working in a salon in under a year when you undertake the five-day study pattern, or complete the course in 20 months should you elect to study via the three-day study pattern.

The Certificate III in Hairdressing SHB30416 is the nationally recognised qualification for those wishing to enter a hairdressing industry.

Sample Units of Competencies

Core Units (SHB30416)

  • BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services
  • SHBHCLS002 Colour and 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
  • 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
  • SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs
  • SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
  • SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base
  • SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments
  • 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

Elective Units (SHB30416)

  • SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures
  • SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
  • SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles
  • SHBHCUT011 Design and maintain beards and moustaches
  • SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services
  • SHBHREF003 Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments
  • SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock

Vocational / Employment Outcome:

A graduate hairdresser within a salon team performing tasks.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 19,900 for the entire course
Start date: September 2020
January 2021
Duration: 97 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Brisbane School of Hairdressing

Level 3, 90-112 Queen Street
Queen Adelaide Building (Entrance via Adelaide Street or Burnett Lane) Brisbane Queensland 4000
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 19,900 for the entire course
Start date: September 2020
January 2021
Duration: 97 weeks
Study mode: Full time

Gold Coast School of Hairdressing

Pivotal Point Towers
3/2 Nerang Street Gold Coast Queensland 4215

Entry criteria

Students must have satisfactorily completed Year 11 or equivalent certificate of senior secondary education.

They also must have an overall General IELTS score of 5.5; or equivalent. If your level of English is insufficient, a suitable course at one of our English colleges can be arranged.


Academies Australasia
George Street Campus
Level 6, 505 George Street Sydney New South Wales 2000