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SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing


Certificate IV in Hairdressing

This Qualification enables you to extend your Career in Hairdressing. 

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TMG College Australia     


Program Overview

SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing is ideal for Students who have completed Certificate III in Hairdressing and who wish to enhance & extend their training and career options. The Program reflects the role of skilled senior hairdressers who use a range of highly developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients.

This senior hairdressers program provides specialist services in one or more areas including haircutting, design, colouring and complex colour correction, trichology and chemical reformation. They work independently and many hairdressers at this level provide technical leadership, training and support to team members.




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Government funding* is available for this program.

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SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing


Program Details

  • Program Code & Title

    SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing.

  • Subjects

    The SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing requires 11 Subjects.

    Core Subjects:

    SHBHTLS001 – Provide technical leadership to hairdressing teams
    SHBHTLS002 – Research and use hairdressing trends to advance creative work

    Elective Subjects:

    SHBHCLS006 – Solve complex colour problems
    SHBHCUT008 – Design and perform creative haircuts
    SHBHDES005 – Select and apply hair extensions
    SHBHDES006 – Design and style long hair creatively
    SHBHREF003 – Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments
    BSBMKG413 – Promote products and services
    BSBTWK502 – Manage team effectiveness
    SHBBMUP003 – Design and apply make-up for photography
    BSBINN301 – Promote innovation in a team environment

    Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.

  • Entry Requirements

    Entry to this Program is open to individuals who have: 

    1. achieved a Certificate III in Hairdressing (or equivalent); and 
    2. at least one-year post-qualification full time employment experience as a hairdresser in a salon environment where they have applied the skills and knowledge covered in the above (or equivalent) qualification.

    Students are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review including a Language Literacy Numeracy and Digital Literacy Assessment

    These will assist with determining suitability and relevance into course entry and 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

    Non-Traineeship: Estimated duration 26 Weeks

  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia provides the following delivery options: 

    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 Online, Face to Face and Workplace Based.  

  • Pathways

    Students who successfully complete this Qualification may undertake:

    • SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management 
  • Your Career

    This qualification may provide possible job opportunities

    • Senior Hairdresser in a salon
    • Freelance session stylist
    • Technical advisor in product companies
  • Fees & Eligibility

    Enrolment Fees:
    Without Concession - $255.00
    With Concession - $51.00

    Fee For Service$3,750.00

    Material Fees:
    Toolkit & Products - $1,200.00


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

    This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. TMG College Australia encourage individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for this training.

    Skill First Eligibility1. You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident* or New Zealand Citizen. 2. You must not have completed the same AQF level qualification or higher than the course you wish to enrol in, unless under 20 years of age on 1 January this year. 3. You must not have commenced or be scheduled to commence more than two Victorian Government subsidised courses this year; and 4. You must not be currently enrolled in two or more Victorian Government subsidised courses.

    Traineeship incentives may be applicable on full time/ part time basis, subject to eligibility. Enrolment fees apply.


    *Formal confirmation of permanent residence granted by the Department of Home Affairs (or its successor) AND the student’s foreign passport or ImmiCard required.

  • Locations

    This Qualification is available in the following regions:

    • Melbourne CBD 
  • Upcoming Classes

    TMG College Australia

  • Credit Transfer

    We provide Credit Transfer with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a 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 TMG. 


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