Certificate III in Barbering

SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering

Entry Level: No entry requirements

Pre- requisites: There are no pre-requisites for this qualification

Certificate III in Barbering is only available through an apprenticeship pathway

Next Semester Commences Monday 22nd July 2019

Apprenticeship term: 3 Years

Off the job training duration:

½  Years - 1 Day per week

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

  • For Australian residents, the only way to become a qualified barber 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 Barbering training to Australian residents.

  • Full time institutionally based Certificate III in Barbering training program is not available in Western Australia to international students on a student visa.


What does an Apprentice barber do?

An Apprentice supports professional barbers and assists with multiple barbershop services, which may include:

  • Greeting clients

  • Maintaining the professional image of the barber shop

  • Scheduling appointments

  • Selling products

  • Shampoo and treatments application

  • Clipper cuts

  • Scissor cuts

  • Applying  colour

  • Shaving heads and faces

  • Facial grooming

  • Adhering to all elements of Workplace Health and Safety

  • Build a client base

​As the apprentice progresses through their apprenticeship, the apprentice will take on the role as the junior barber in the barbershop under the watchful eye of the principle barber.

Securing an Apprenticeship:

  • You must first gain employment in a barber shop or unisex 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 Barbering Equipment Requirements to participate in training

 Download the 2019 Barber Apprentice Kit

 Download fee caveat

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

  • TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

  • SHB50216 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 Barbering Equipment.

Course Fees are for 6 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.