Course Start Date
15 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a Part Time Day Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 2 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 7 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 1 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Private Study, Informal workplace training, assignment preparation (independent study, research, practice and assignments).
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Are employed and under contract as an apprentice in a hairdressing salon.
Working in a salon that provide an environment that exposes the apprentice to a range of hairdressing services that include: cutting, colouring, design, chemical.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
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SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- TAFE NSW provides services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
Support Services are available at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
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 Wednesday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.
Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training. Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.
This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but havent received a qualification. To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and be:
- over 21 years of age
- able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
- able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.
There is essential equipment required for the qualification. Information will be available on first day of class and will
cost approximately $850 from a supplier of your choice. The essential equipment becomes the physical property of the student and will be
retained by the student on completion of training.
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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
|SHBXWHS001||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices|
|SHBHCLS002||Colour and lighten hair|
|SHBXIND002||Communicate as part of a salon team|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBHDES003||Create finished hair designs|
|SHBHCUT003||Create graduated haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT004||Create layered haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT002||Create one length or solid haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT005||Cut hair using over-comb techniques|
|SHBHCUT001||Design haircut structures|
|SHBHIND003||Develop and expand a client base|
|SHBHTRI001||Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions|
|SHBHIND001||Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas|
|SHBHCLS004||Neutralise unwanted colours and tones|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|SHBHCLS003||Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments|
|SHBHCLS005||Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments|
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients|
|SHBHBAS001||Provide shampoo and basin services|
|SHBHREF002||Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments|
|SHBHDES004||Create classic long hair up-styles|
|SHBHCUT006||Create combined haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT007||Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures|
|SHBHREF001||Curl and volumise hair with chemical treatments|
|SHBXCCS004||Recommend products and services|
|SHBHIND002||Research and use hairdressing industry information|
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.
Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601
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