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Certificate III in Barbering

  • National Course Code: SHB30516
  • TAFE NSW code: SHB30516-01V01-20MBK-477

Location – Meadowbank (Apprenticeship)

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

7.5 Hours per week

Duration

18 Months

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of barbers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of barbering services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a barber in any industry environment, usually a barber shop or salon.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • an apprentice (you will work in industry and study at the same time)
  • employed full time
  • signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal
  • seeking to gain skills and knowledge to become a qualified barber after successful completion.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • To be a registered apprentice working in a salon undertaking an apprenticeship. This can be a full time apprenticeship or part time apprenticeship.
  • To complete 26 units of competency, and have agreement from the employer that the apprentice is competent in the vocation to the required industry standard.

INFORMATION SESSION

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Part Time Day Workbased course. You will need to attend approximately 7.5 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 18 months. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 18 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 8.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including research tasks, private Study, assignment preparation , informal workplace training.

Students and their employers have a choice of their day of attendance, each individual salon will nominate a day and time that is suitable to them. Please note: this is subject to avalialbility and can be changed due to the the availability of teachers.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

The target industry group for this qualification will be registered apprentices with a training plan working in hairdressing salons/barber shops.

  • Learners may have undertaken a Certificate II in Salon Assistant, a Statement of Attainment in Pre-apprenticeship in barbering or a TVET Course gaining them credit in this qualification.
  • Individuals enrolling in this course must be employed and under contract as an apprentice in a barber shop.

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)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • 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

This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 9.00am 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.
To study this course as a NSW apprentice or to check if you meet the non-apprentice requirements for NSW funding, please enquire now or call 131 601. For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

To undertake this course students will need to purchase an equipment kit. Kits will be available through a supplier that can be refered to you by the college. This kits includes all the equipment you will need to undertake the course. Students are free to source their own kit.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

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

Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.

TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Core Units
Number Title
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures
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
SHBHCUT011 Design and maintain beards and moustaches
SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures
SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape
SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
SHBHCUT013 Provide men's general grooming services
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBHCUT009 Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques
SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBHCUT012 Shave heads and faces
Elective Units
Number Title
SHBHIND002 Research and use hairdressing industry information
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services
SHBXCCS003 Greet and prepare clients for salon services
SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more 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.

Course Location

Meadowbank
See Street, Meadowbank
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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