SHB30416

Certificate III in Hairdressing

Embark on a thrilling journey towards becoming a skilled and sought-after hairdresser and stylist through our nationally accredited Certificate III in Hairdressing. This comprehensive program equips you with the expertise to master the art of cutting, coloring, and crafting styles that will captivate your clients.

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Course Details

Course code
SHB30416
Locations offered
  • Casey Campus
  • Peninsula Campus
Course Length
Full time, up to 24 months
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Overview

This certificate is available as a Australian Apprentice or as an Adult Learner.

Under the guidance of experienced instructors, you’ll hone your skills in our well-equipped salon or within your own workplace if you’re undertaking the course as an apprentice. This hands-on approach ensures that you gain practical experience and confidence in real-world hairdressing scenarios.

By choosing Foundation Learning Centre’s Vogue Academy, you’re not just earning a qualification; you’re investing in your future. Our highly respected hairdressing program sets you on the path to success in the vibrant and ever-evolving beauty industry. Take the first step toward owning your future and making your mark as a talented hair professional with us.

INDUSTRY DEMAND
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.

By completing this course, you will learn to:
  • Use different cutting methods and techniques
  • Plan and style hair for special events
  • Use a range of business skills such as developing client bases and conducting salon transactions
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Recommend products and services

What you will be provided with on completion:
  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • The skills and knowledge required to move on to SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing
  • A strong foundation to launch your career in hairdressing

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
RTO Code: 3977

More information

Code Name Elective
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
SHBHBAS001 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation Elective
SHBHCCS001 Plan hair services for special events Elective
SHBHCLS002 Colour and lighten hair Core
SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments Core
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
SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures Elective
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

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 3 years. We work with salon requirements and tailor the program delivery to suit individual apprentice and employer needs.

Note – to complete the certificate, students must complete all of the course units.

Shape your career with additional training by studying SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing.
Those who are looking to launch their own Hairdressing business may also benefit from studying BSB30120 Certificate III in Business with FLC.

Students who have undertaken SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant may be eligible for Credit Transfers as Recognition of Prior Learning.

This comprehensive Certificate III qualification has been developed to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to work as a Hairdresser. Career opportunities include:

  • Work as part of a hairdressing team in a Salon
  • Launch your career as a freelance Hairdresser or start your own business
  • Work in a Hair & Beauty product retailer

All prospective students are subject to a pre-enrolment interview to determine suitability for the course and eligibility for a funded place.

Get started in the Hair and Beauty industry with Foundation Vogue Academy!

Vogue Academy offers quality education and training to the hairdressing industry. Our dedicated staff all hold training qualifications from industry leaders along with more than 20 years of experience in the Hairdressing Industry and Education and Training Sector.

Our Vogue Academy Salons have been developed to provide students with a working salon environment where they can provide clients with salon services and are combined with a classroom space where students undertake their coursework.

All training is Nationally Accredited.

Apprenticeships

Full FeeFundedConcession
Tuition$13,715$3,692.50$738.50
Materials$1056$1056$1056
Resources$500$500$500
Total Student Payment$15,271.00$5248.50$2294.50
Student Tuition Cost Per Hour$13.00$3.50$0.70
Nominal Course Hours105510551055
Government ContributionN/A$13.00-
Payable HoursN/A1055-
Total Government Funding Contribution – 485 hoursN/A$13,715.00-

Fees are correct as of March 2024. The delivery mode for all courses at Foundation Learning Centre is via face-to-face and a mix of flexible remote or online learning. Face-to-face is delivered onsite at Foundation Learning Centre campuses. 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. FLC’s online service standards are located on our website.
*Approximate Government contribution to Foundation Learning Centre per eligible funded student per contract hour.

Full Time

Full FeeFundedConcession
Tuition$9,495.00$2,795.75$559.15
Materials$1056$1056$1056
Resources$500$500$500
Total Student Payment$11,051$4351.75$2115.15
Student Tuition Cost Per Hour$9.00$2.65$0.53
Nominal Course Hours105510551055
Government ContributionN/A$9.00-
Payable HoursN/A1055-
Total Government Funding Contribution – 485 hoursN/A$9495.00-

Fees are correct as of March 2024. The delivery mode for all courses at Foundation Learning Centre is via face-to-face and a mix of flexible remote or online learning. Face-to-face is delivered onsite at Foundation Learning Centre campuses. 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. FLC’s online service standards are located on our website.
*Approximate Government contribution to Foundation Learning Centre per eligible funded student per contract hour.

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