SHB30516 - Certificate III Barbering Riverina Community College

SHB30516 - Certificate III Barbering

Put your name on the waiting list by clicking ‘JOIN’ below. Alternatively, you can either come into the College at 96 Murray Street, Wagga Wagga or phone 1800 000 212.


This qualification reflects the role of barbers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of barbering services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a barber in any industry environment, usually a barber shop or salon.






If you believe you have already undertaken any of this training, or have the current skills, please talk to your Trainer or Training Coordinator prior to course commencement. Credit transfer can only be applied by sighting organismal transcript of studies.


Refer to your Student Handbook, or talk to your Trainer or Training Coordinator, for the ways in which the College can provide additional support during your time studying with us.


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Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Barbering SHB30516.
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (BSBSUS201)
  • Create layered haircut structures (SHBHCUT004)
  • Develop and expand a client base (SHBHIND003)
  • Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions (SHBHTRI001)
  • Recommend products and services (SHBXCCS004)
  • Research and use hairdressing industry information (SHBHIND002)
  • Communicate as part of a salon team (SHBXIND002)
  • Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures (SHBHCUT007)
  • Conduct salon financial transactions (SHBXCCS001)
  • Create one length or solid haircut structures (SHBHCUT002)
  • Cut hair using over-comb techniques (SHBHCUT005)
  • Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas (SHBHIND001)
  • Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices (SHBXWHS001)
  • Provide salon services to clients (SHBXCCS002)
  • Create graduated haircut structures (SHBHCUT003)
  • Create combined haircut structures (SHBHCUT006)
  • Design haircut structures (SHBHCUT001)
  • Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment (SHBXIND001)
  • Provide shampoo and basin services (SHBHBAS001)
  • Design and maintain beards and moustaches (SHBHCUT011)
  • Dry hair to shape (SHBHDES001)
  • Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation (SHBHBAS002)
  • Provide men's general grooming services (SHBHCUT013)
  • Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques (SHBHCUT009)
  • Create haircuts using tracks and carving (SHBHCUT010)
  • Shave heads and faces (SHBHCUT012)

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.