SHB30416 - Certificate III Hairdressing Riverina Community College

SHB30416 - Certificate III Hairdressing


The SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing reflects the role of hairdressers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients.

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


This course is delivered over 128 sessions with 12 hours per week face to face training.

Up to 328 hours of self-paced learning at home is required to complete course, 30 hours of industry work experience must be completed in a salon environment.


This course is subsidised by the NSW Government for eligible students

  • Student contributions are applicable and range from $2,130 to $2,550
  • Concession contribution to eligible students $240
  • Exemptions apply

Full course cost: $10,750


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.


The Unique Student Identifier (USI) is a national student number, giving you access to all of your student records online. Each time you enrol to study with a training organisation, you will need to provide your USI number which will be used to store your training records and results. To create a new USI number please go to

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Hairdressing SHB30416.
  • Create classic long hair up-styles (SHBHDES004)
  • Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices (SHBXWHS001)
  • Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment (SHBXIND001)
  • Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions (SHBHTRI001)
  • Receive and handle retail stock (SIRRINV001)
  • Colour and lighten hair (SHBHCLS002)
  • Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments (SHBHREF002)
  • Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments (SHBHCLS005)
  • Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas (SHBHIND001)
  • Cut hair using over-comb techniques (SHBHCUT005)
  • Create graduated haircut structures (SHBHCUT003)
  • Conduct salon financial transactions (SHBXCCS001)
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (BSBSUS201)
  • Provide salon services to clients (SHBXCCS002)
  • Create finished hair designs (SHBHDES003)
  • Neutralise unwanted colours and tones (SHBHCLS004)
  • Create combined haircut structures (SHBHCUT006)
  • Communicate as part of a salon team (SHBXIND002)
  • Design haircut structures (SHBHCUT001)
  • Provide shampoo and basin services (SHBHBAS001)
  • Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures (SHBHCUT007)
  • Create one length or solid haircut structures (SHBHCUT002)
  • Create layered haircut structures (SHBHCUT004)
  • Develop and expand a client base (SHBHIND003)
  • Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments (SHBHCLS003)
  • Research and use hairdressing industry information (SHBHIND002)
  • Braid hair (SHBHDES002)
  • Recommend products and services (SHBXCCS004)
SHB30416 - Certificate III Hairdressing

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