Course Start Date
24 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
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Friday, 25 June 2021||10.00am to 12.00pm||TAFE NSW West Wollongong Campus, Building F, Level 1, Hairdressing Reception|
This is a Full Time Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 24 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 36 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Skill, Practice and Research.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
are individuals with relevant work experience in the industry who would benefit from a trade qualification but for whom an apprenticeship may not be appropriate.
While work placement is strongly encouraged it is not compulsory. Achieving competency with the addition of work placement with a host employer will support the learners ability to achieve competency more easily. Learners that are unable to find their own suitable work placement, will be required to complete the workplace training hours in a simulated workplace environment at TAFE NSW during normal class times on a day nominated by the individual teaching section.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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 Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9.00am to 5.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
The student is required to provide their own professional tools of trade to perform each task for this qualification. This includes:
- Various scissors for the purpose of cutting hair, including thinners and long blade overcomb scissors
- Feather haircutting razor and disposable replacement razors
- Trimmer, Clipper and attachments, balding clippers if completing barber units
- Blow dryer and thermal equipment (straightener, conical curler etc)
- Sectioning clips, various combs and brush sizes
- Professional personal equipment (PPE)
- Enclosed footwear
Uniforms: Must wear all Black professional industry attire.
Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning.
Scissor Kit $200.00
Hairdressing brush kit: approx $85.00
Personal Protection Equipment: approx $40.00
Mannequin Head: approx $80.00
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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|
|SHBHBAS002||Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation|
|SHBHIND002||Research and use hairdressing industry information|
|SHBHDES004||Create classic long hair up-styles|
|SHBHCUT006||Create combined haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT007||Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures|
|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.
36 Gladstone Avenue, Wollongong
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