Course Start Date
29 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Hairdressing enables you to launch your career as a qualified hairdresser and hairstylist. Learning a broad range of hairdressing skills as well as building your clientele, this course will qualify you to work in an established salon or start your own.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Unleash your creative skills on women's and men's hair
- Use cutting methods and techniques
- Apply colour techniques
- Create special occasion and classic up-styles
- Design haircut structures
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A collaborative teamwork spirit
- Effective communication skills
- Resilience in the face of adversity
- Professional integrity
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- The qualification to become a hairdressing
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- A pathway for further study
- Hair stylist
- Hair colourist
- Freelance session stylist
- Creative/Artistic Director
- Technical or sales advisor
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate IV in Hairdressing
- Diploma of Salon Management
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Wednesday 23rd June 2021||9:30am to 10:30am||TAFE NSW Bankstown, Building D, Ground Level, Room D.G.11.|
This is a full-time, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 24 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 36 weeks/ 1 year. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5 hours of other study per week.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Are over 21 years of age and unsuitable for an apprenticeship pathway.
- Have previous workplace experience in a hairdressing salon or,
- Are currently employed in the Hairdressing industry or,
- Require Industry skills to be assessed through recognition of prior learning and gap training is delivered for any skills not yet achieved or,
- May have previous experience and qualifications from overseas that that have been translated to English.
This course is designed for people with no experience in a hairdressing salon. You will develop the skills and knowledge to become a qualified hairdresser. On successful completion of this qualification, you will be job ready in a range of hairdressing services that include: cutting, colouring, design, chemical work and customer service.
As part of this course, you will be required to provide hair services on paying clients and may also need to provide clients for some of your practical classes and assessments. You must comply with Work Health & Safety requirements for classes, including wearing closed in protective footwear and clothing that is clean and professional for the industry.
To meet the requirements of this course, learners should be employed in a hairdressing salon where they provide hair services on clients. Work placement is designed to enrich the learning, compliment the formal training and enable an easier transition into the industry once the course is completed. Learners will also be provided with access to clinic sessions at the TAFE campus Hairdressing facility, providing services on paying clients. Learners will be required to complete 504 hours of workplace activities and/or clinic sessions. Clinic sessions can be completed as work placement with a host employer that has been approved by the teaching section.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Mondays from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Tuesdays from 8:30am to 4:30pm, and Thursdays from 9:00am to 2:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
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Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|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|
|SHBHBAS002||Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation|
|SHBHCUT006||Create combined haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT007||Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures|
|SHBHDES004||Create classic long hair up-styles|
|SHBHIND002||Research and use hairdressing industry information|
|SHBXCCS004||Recommend products and services|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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Phone 131 601
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