National code: RTOSS

Statement of Attainment in Fade Like A Barber

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Overview About this course

Keep up with men’s grooming trends and give your clients an overall barbering experience. Consult with real clients and practise your skills in a simulated industry barbershop or salon. Develop the techniques you need to become a qualified barber.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Consult with clients and draw a haircut plan

  • Analyse hair and facial characteristics

  • Cut hair using both scissor over comb techniques and freehand clipper techniques

  • Style beards and moustaches

  • Groom face and neck area

Course Outcomes

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 and give advice

  • Skills to cut 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

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • A passion for hair and an interest in working in the barbering industry

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

  • The ability to work with a diverse range of clients

  • The ability to practice your skills on your peers and members of the public

  • Access to a computer and the internet

  • The ability to bring in clients for your assessments

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.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: barber or hairdresser with the Certificate III in Barbering or Hairdressing, freelance session stylist with the Certificate III in Barbering or Hairdressing, business owner/operator with the Diploma of Salon Management

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The Statement of Attainment in Fade Like A Barber does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 3 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 1 Course

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

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.

  • Provide men's general grooming services SHBHCUT013

  • Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques SHBHCUT009

  • Cut hair using over-comb techniques SHBHCUT005

  • Design and maintain beards and moustaches SHBHCUT011

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

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

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