Academies Australasia

Certificate IV in Hairdressing (SHB40216)

Academies Australasia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 091502B

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.

Some hairdressers wish to specialise in certain areas of the industry and Certificate IV in Hairdressing SSHB40216 is designed to take your career qualifications to the next level.

The units covered in this course can assist you in reaching the pinnacle of this fabulous industry or become a team leader within your salon.

Sample Units of Competencies

Core Units (SHB40216)

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

Group A – Hairdressing Technical

  • SHBHCLS006 Solve complex colour problems
  • SHBHCLS007 Enhance hair designs using creative colouring and lightening techniques
  • SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures
  • SHBHCUT008 Design and perform creative haircuts
  • SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles Create classic long hair up-styles
  • SHBHDES005 Select and apply hair extensions
  • SHBHDES005 Select and apply hair extensions
  • SHBHDES006 Design and style long hair creatively
  • SHBHREF003 Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments

Group B – General Electives

  • SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
  • SHBHTLS003 Work as a session stylist** (on availability)

Vocational / Employment Outcome:

A senior salon stylist, Product specialist, Colour technician, Wedding and Formal stylist, Catwalk and photography stylist.

Start Date: After completion of Certificate III in Hairdressing

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 8,000 for the entire course
Start date: Monthly
Duration: 32 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

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