Build your career in hairdressing!
This certificate is available as a Australian Traineeship, School Based Traineeship (HeadStart program), as part of the Job Trainer Initiative or as an Adult learner.
Launch your career as a qualified hairdresser and hair stylist with the nationally accredited Certificate III in Hairdressing. You will learn how to cut, colour and create styles your clients will love. Gain practical skills in our established salon or within your own workplace as an apprentice. Own your future with a highly respected hairdressing qualification from Vogue Academy.
Through your on-the-job experience and course work, you will learn:
- Ways to unleash your creative skills on women’s and men’s hair
- Cutting methods and techniques
- About colours and application techniques
- To create special occasion and classic up-styles
- Design haircut structures
Develop the personal qualities and skills you need to get ahead in this field:
- Communication skills to connect with clients
- Customer service, collaboration and consultation skills
- Problem solving strategies to meet client expectations
- Explore and enhance your creativity
Completing this course will equip you with:
- Skills to work effectively in a salon environment
- A trade qualification
A skills shortage in the hair and beauty industry means there are strong employment opportunities available.
This course is run from our onsite training salon, Foundation Vogue Academy.
|UNIT||UNIT NAME||CORE / |
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
|SHBHBAS001||Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation||Elective|
Plan hair services for special events
Colour and lighten hair
Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments
|SHBHCLS004||Neutralise unwanted colours and tones||Core|
|SHBHCLS005||Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments||Core|
|SHBHCUT001||Design haircut structure||Core|
|SHBHCUT002||Create one length or solid haircut structures||Core|
|SHBHCUT003||Create graduated haircut structures||Core|
|SHBHCUT004||Create layered haircut structures||Core|
|SHBHCUT005||Cut hair using over-comb techniques||Core|
Create combined haircut structures
|SHBHCUT007||Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures||Elective|
|SHBHDES003||Create finished hair designs||Core|
|SHBHDES004||Create classic long hair up-styles||Elective|
|SHBHIND001||Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas||Core|
|SHBHIND003||Develop and expand a client base||Core|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions||Core|
|SHBHREF002||Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments||Core|
|SHBHTRI001||Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions||Core|
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients||Core|
|SHBXCCS004||Recommend products and services||Elective|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment||Core|
|SHBXIND002||Communicate as part of a salon team||Core|
|SHBXWHS001||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices||Core|
|SHBHIND004||Participate in session styling teams||Elective|
|SHBHREF003||Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments||Elective|
To complete the certificate, students must complete all of the above units.
PROGRAM LENGTH & CLASSES
FULL TIME: This program is delivered over 18 months to 2 years. Classes run onsite 2 days per week, with students completing most theory components from home. Onsite classes run Monday 9.00am – 2.30pm and Thursday 10.00am – 6.00pm.
APPRENTICESHIP: This program is delivered over the course of 3 years. We work with salon requirements and tailor the program delivery to suit individual apprentice and employer needs.
Shape your career with additional training by studying SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing.
|TOTAL STUDENT PAYMENT||$15,271||$5248.50||$2294.50|
|Student Tuition Cost Per Hour||$13.00 p/h||$3.50 p/h||$0.70 p/h|
|Nominal Course Hours||1055||1055||1055|
|Government Contribution||N/A||$13.00 p/h||$16.20 p/h|
|Total Government Funding Contribution – 1055 hours||N/A||$13,715.00||$17,091.00|
|FULL TIME||FULL FEE||FUNDED||CONCESSION|
|TOTAL STUDENT PAYMENT||$11,051||$4351.75||$2115.15|
|Student Tuition Cost Per Hour||$9.00 p/h||$2.65 p/h||$0.53 p/h|
|Nominal Course Hours||1055||1055||1055|
|Government Contribution||N/A||$9.00 p/h||$12.20 p/h|
|Total Government Funding Contribution – 1055 hours||N/A||$9495.00||$12,871.00|
Course & Fee Terms and Conditions
Fees are current as of July 2023.
The delivery mode for all courses at Foundation Learning Centre is via face-to-face and a mix of flexible remote or online learning unless listed otherwise. Face-to-face is delivered onsite at 1 Malcolm Court, Narre Warren. Student tuition and materials fees as published are subject to change given an individuals circumstances at enrolment. To be eligible for a concession amount, a valid concession card must be produced at the time of enrolment.
*Approximate Government contribution to Foundation Learning Centre per eligible funded student per contract hour.