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.
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
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
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 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.
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
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Statement of Attainment in Fade Like A Barber 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.
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