Gain the skills fundamental to providing a safe and comfortable men's grooming experience in this focused short course. Learn to maintain tools, equipment and workspaces, and consult with clients to assess their grooming needs.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Consult with clients and determine grooming needs
Apply finishing touches to male hair designs
Use hot towels, oils and massage techniques for client comfort
Identify potential issues when grooming face and neck areas with barbering equipment
Clean, disinfect and store tools and equipment correctly
Conduct regular maintenance on tools and equipment
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
Confidence to consult with clients
Skills to groom facial hair using a range of different techniques
Exposure to industry professionals and access to a network of peers
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
A passion for men's grooming
Strong communication and teamwork skills
The ability to work with a diverse range of clients
Access to a computer and the internet
The ability to practise your skills on other people
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: assistant in a barbershop or hairdressing salon.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Barbering (Mens' Grooming Services) does not have any pre-requisite courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Smarthinking - online access to a tutor
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.