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Certificate III in Hairdressing

This Qualification provides a pathway to a Career in Hairdressing. 


TMG College Australia    


Program Overview

The SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing is ideal for learners who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing will prepare a learner to use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.

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SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing TMG College Australia


Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing 

    CRICOS Code - 093825M

  • Subjects

    The SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing requires 28 Subjects.

    Core Subjects:

    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

    Elective Subjects:

    SHBHBAS002 – Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
    SHBHCUT006 – Create combined haircut structures
    SHBHCUT007 – Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
    SHBHDES002 – Braid hair
    SHBHDES004 – Create classic long hair up-styles
    SIRRINV001 – Receive and handle retail stock
    SHBHREF003 – Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments

  • Entry Requirements

    Intended overseas students must satisfy the following requirements: 

    • Age: Must be 18 years or over  
    • English proficiency level: An IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent OR undertake a TMG College Australia English language test  
    • Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent
    Students are required to undertake a Language Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment. These will assist with identification of any support needs.
  • Assessment

    Assessment methods may include:

    • Knowledge questions
    • Research and Report/Assignment writing
    • Case studies/Simulated scenarios
    • Workplace Practical Demonstration
  • Duration and Intensity

    52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays).


  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia provides the following delivery options: 

    Face to Face Training 

    In person Classroom Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities which are supported by structured Work Placement.

    Offsite Training 

    TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a Mobile Manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).  

    Mixed Mode Training 

    A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as "Mixed Delivery" or "Blended Learning". This includes Virtual, Face to Face and Workplace Based. 

  • Pathways

    Students who successfully complete this Program may undertake 

    • SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing 
    • SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management 
  • Your Career

    This Program may provide the possible job title - Hairdresser in a Salon.

  • Fees & Eligibility

    Course Fee - $11,250.00

    Toolkit Fee - $800.00

    Product Fee - $600.00

    The student tuition fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
  • Locations

    This qualification is available in the following regions: 

    • Melbourne CBD 
  • Upcoming Classes


    • January 31
    • April 25
    • July 18
    • October 10


    • January 30
    • April 24
    • July 17
    • October 9
  • Credit Transfer

    We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of qualification if the CT request is equivalent in content and learning outcomes with TMG's matched qualifications 

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

    We provide Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where student work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL result is subject to the quality and amount of the evidence submitted by the Student to TGM. 


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