Cert III In Hairdressing

SHB30416 Certificate III In Hairdressing

Entry Level: No entry requirements
Pre- requisites: There are no pre-requisites for this qualification

Certificate III in Hairdressing is only available through an apprenticeship pathway

Next Semester Commences Monday 16th July 2018

Apprenticeship term: 3 Years

Off the job training duration:

2 Years - 1 Day per week

or

Block Release option:

6 Weeks full time Year 1 

6 Weeks full time Year 2

Certificate III in Hairdressing Apprenticeship is funded by the Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD)

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.


Certificate III in Hairdressing is the minimum qualification level required for practitioners of hairdressing in Australia. Securing a Certificate III in Hairdressing qualification from Taylorweir ensures you enter the hairdressing industry with a respected and trusted qualification that is recognised nationally.

  • For Australian residents, the only way to become a qualified hairdresser in Western Australia is to complete the Certificate III qualification through an apprenticeship pathway.
  • The Government of W.A  Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD) does not allow  full time institutionally based Certificate III in Hairdressing training to Australian residents.
  • Full time institutionally based Certificate III in Hairdressing training program is only available in Western Australia to international students on a student visa.

What does an Apprentice do?

An Apprentice supports professional hairdressers and assists with multiple salon services, which may include:

  • Greeting clients
  • Maintaining the professional image of the salon
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Selling products
  • Shampoo and treatments application
  • Blow-drying
  • Braiding
  • Applying  colour
  • Foiling
  • Perming hair
  • Basic hair cuts
  • Long hair styling
  • Adhering to all elements of Occupational health and safety
  • Build a client base

As the apprentice progresses through their apprenticeship, the apprentice will take on the role as the junior stylist in the salon under the watchful eye of the principle hairdresser.

Securing an Apprenticeship:

You must first gain employment in a hairdressing salon willing to register you with APPRENTICENTRE (Department of Workplace Training and Development) as an apprentice. When signing the contract agreement with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre (AAC), the employer /apprentice will nominate a Registered Training Provider (Taylorweir) to deliver the off the job training.

Download the minimum Hairdressing Equipment Requirements to participate in training

Download the minimum Barbering Equipment Requirements to participate in training

 Download the Apprentice Block Release Academic Calendar

 Download the 2018 Hairdressing Apprentice Kit 

 Download the 2018 Barber Kit

 Download fee caveat

Career Pathway:

Hairdressers who have achieved the Certificate III in Hairdressing qualification may undertake:

  • SIH40111 Certificate IV in Hairdressing
  • TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • SIB50210 Diploma in Salon Management

 

This course is funded by the DTWD

It is a requirement of your training that you provide your own Stationary and Hairdressing Equipment.

Course Fees are for 12 months tuition and are inclusive of learning manuals and resources. Tuition fees may vary according to any units of competence being credit transferred.

 

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student service and resource fees.