SHB30516 – Certificate III in Barbering

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SHB30516-Certificate III in Barbering

This qualification is for those who wish to start a career in the Barbering/Hairdressing industry and is open to the general public, the course has been designed for those new entrants into the Barbering/Hairdressing industry seeking a job in the industry and people with some experience in the Barbering/Hairdressing industry seeking to re-enter the industry.
  • Barber
  • Barber Shop Owner
  • Barbering Educator/Trainer
  • Barber Fashion/Trend designer
  • Barbering Journalist/Editor
  • Retail Barber Product Sales Personnel
  • Barber Shop Products and Suppliers Assistant
  • Receptionist in Barbering & Hairdressing Salon
  • Barbering Equipment Sales Representative
This qualification SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering has no formal prerequisites for entry and is open to anyone interested in pursuing or enhancing a career in the Barbering / Hairdressing industry. Prospective learners will be required to go through a formal face to face Interview with one of our qualified Trainers and Assessors to establish whether the desired course is the correct qualification for their career path/job prospects.
Our services are also in line with the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. People with disabilities are welcome to apply.
Please refer to our delivery locations section for current intake dates and delivery locations.
Reasonable adjustments to assessment methods may be made according
to each learners individual circumstance, these will be discussed prior to enrolment.
  • Classroom (face2face) tutorials
  • Quizzes
  • Small Group Discussions
  • Case Studies
  • Active Summaries
  • Q&A Sessions
  • Practical Demonstrations
  • Self­-Paced Learning and Hands-­On Mentoring
  • Written activities
  • Case Study
  • Practical Observation
  • Verbal
  • Role Play
  • Questions & Answers
  • Portfolio
Avante Education has a policy to acknowledge formal Statements of Attainment issued by another Registered Training organisation. For more information please refer to the credit transfer section for more information on how to apply.

The competencies of this qualification may be attained through the process of RPL. Please refer to the RPL section for more information and how to apply.

We offer professional fully equipped commercial salons. Practical skills formation activities are performed under the supervision of qualified trainers and assessors.
Avante Education Trainers and Assessors are able to provide assistance to students who require LLN Support, other student support services include;

  • Life Coaching
  • Career Pathway Counselling
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Resume Writing
  • Interview Presentation Skills
  • Employability Skills Training
  • Image Consultant – Personal Stylist
  • auss-one Soft Skills Library
  • auss-one Technical Skills Library
  • Student Crisis Support Fund
  • 1 to 1 Course Progress Mentoring
To achieve a SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering a total of 26 units must be completed. This includes all Twenty­One (21) Core Units and Five (5) Elective Units.

National Recognised Training Course

BSBSUS201 – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBHBAS001 – Provide shampoo and basin services
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 over­comb techniques
SHBHCUT007 – Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
SHBHCUT009 – Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques
SHBHCUT011 – Design and maintain beards and moustaches
SHBHCUT012 – Shave heads and faces
SHBHCUT013 – Provide men’s general grooming services
SHBHDES001 – Dry hair to shape
SHBHIND001 – Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
SHBHIND003 – Develop and expand a client base
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
SHBHCUT006 – Create combined haircut structures
SHBHCUT010 – Create haircuts using tracks and carving
SIRRMER001 – Produce visual merchandise displays
SHBHBAS002 – Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
SHBHCLS002 – Colour and lighten hair

Discover how our courses can help you move from a certificate through to a PhD. Refer to our Career & Study Pathways section for more information.

To achieve an award of SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering a total of 26 units must be completed. This includes all Twenty­One (21) Core Units and Five (5) Elective Units.

Victorian and Commonwealth government funding is available for eligible individuals. For more information on eligibility requirements, please view our course fees for the most up to date information, or contact us.

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