Certificate III In Barbering

Barbering

Certificate III in Barbering

Course Code
:
SHB30516
Department
:
Creative Industries
Study Area(s)
:
JobTrainer, Barbering, Hairdressing
Campus
:
CREMORNE
Course Length
:
Full-time(7 months)
Part-time(1 year, 6 months)

Start Date(s): February 2022
End Date(s): 7 months from commencement
Days and Time: Full time: 3 days per week
9:00am - 4:00pm
Part Time: 1 - 2 days per week
9:00am - 4:00pm

Course Overview

The men’s grooming industry is thriving creating a high demand for skilled barbers.

Kangan Institute’s Certificate III in Barbering (SHB30516) will give you the knowledge and expertise to get started in this creative and dynamic field. 

The qualification focuses on the craft of barbering and teaches the traditions of ‘old school’ barbering and specialist urban barbering techniques. You'll learn from industry experts and hone your skills working on real clients in our modern purpose-built training facilities located at our Cremorne campus.

You will learn:

  • Freehand clipper techniques
  • Face and head shaving
  • Beard and moustache styling
  • Head neck and shoulder massage
  • Traditional men’s haircuts
  • Urban hair cuts
  • Retailing skills
  • How to build a client base.

You’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification and the confidence to work in any barbershop or salon as a men’s stylist!

The material fees for this qualification include a premium quality barbering kit.  The kit is packed with all the essentials you’ll need to successfully complete this course and start your barbering career and includes:*

  • Three pairs of scissors
  • Clippers, trimmer and attachments
  • Barber apron
  • Combs and brushes
  • Hair and beard styling pack
  • Hair dryer
  • Mannequin head (human hair and beard)
  • Metal clamps
  • Neck and face brush
  • Sectioning clips
  • Equipment bag
  • Barbering text or access to online reference materials.

* The contents of our barbering kits are subject to change without notice.  For the most up-to-date information, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.


Kangan Institute also offers the Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416).

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

JobTrainer

If you are aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible to study this course low-fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees and materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

Click here for course modules

Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBSUS201Participate In Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices (BSBSUS201)20
SHBHBAS001Provide shampoo and basin services (SHBHBAS001)40
SHBHCUT001Design haircut structures (SHBHCUT001)20
SHBHCUT002Create one length or solid haircut structures (SHBHCUT002)30
SHBHCUT003Create graduated haircut structures (SHBHCUT003)35
SHBHCUT004Create layered haircut structures (SHBHCUT004)35
SHBHCUT005Cut hair using over-comb techniques (SHBHCUT005)30
SHBHCUT007Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures (SHBHCUT007)45
SHBHCUT009Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques (SHBHCUT009)25
SHBHCUT011Design and maintain beards and moustaches (SHBHCUT011)20
SHBHCUT012Shave heads and faces (SHBHCUT012)25
SHBHCUT013Provide men's general grooming services (SHBHCUT013)25
SHBHDES001Dry hair to shape (SHBHDES001)40
SHBHIND001Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas (SHBHIND001)20
SHBHIND003Develop and expand a client base (SHBHIND003)35
SHBHTRI001Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions (SHBHTRI001)25
SHBXCCS001Conduct salon financial transactions (SHBXCCS001)25
SHBXCCS002Provide salon services to clients (SHBXCCS002)40
SHBXIND001Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment (SHBXIND001)45
SHBXIND002Communicate as part of a salon team (SHBXIND002)30
SHBXWHS001Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices (SHBXWHS001)40

Elective

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
SHBHBAS002Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation (SHBHBAS002)20
SHBHCLS001Apply hair colour products (SHBHCLS001)30
SHBHCUT010Create haircuts using tracks and carving (SHBHCUT010)30
SHBHIND002Research and use hairdressing industry information (SHBHIND002)15
SHBXCCS004Recommend products and services (SHBXCCS004)20
SIRRMER001Produce visual merchandise displays (SIRRMER001)35

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment will include mostly practical assessment methods with some written or oral assessments. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

Assessment for apprentices may include some on the job assessments.

What will I study?

You will study the Certificate III in Barbering (SHB30516) and all related core and elective modules. If you have previously completed a Certificate III in Hairdressing, you may be eligible for credits on certain units. This can be discussed with us at the time of application.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

Click here to find out more about our Online Service Standards.

For information on disability support at Kangan Institute, click here.

Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2022 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$3857.50
$770.00
$12681.90
Apprentice/Trainee
$2741.00
$548.20
$12122.20

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$1331.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$77.00

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee and non-tuition fees (table 1) and any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
770 770 $5.01 $1.00 $16.47

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2022. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

The material fees for this qualification include a premium quality barbering kit.  The kit is packed with all the essentials you’ll need to successfully complete this course and start your barbering career and includes:*

  • Three pairs of scissors
  • Clippers, trimmer and attachments
  • Barber apron
  • Combs and brushes
  • Hair and beard styling pack
  • Hair dryer
  • Mannequin head (human hair and beard)
  • Metal clamps
  • Neck and face brush
  • Sectioning clips
  • Equipment bag
  • Barbering web books and access to online reference materials.

* The contents of our barbering kits are subject to change without notice.  For the most up-to-date information, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

When you apply and are interviewed a Statement of Fees will be provided with tuition, materials and consumables fees.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months).

Applicants for the apprenticeship stream will need to be employed in the barbering industry.

Where and how can I study?

You will study at our state-of-the-art Hair and Barbering training facility at our Cremorne campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

You’ll graduate with a nationally recognised qualification and the confidence to work in any barbershop or salon as a men’s stylist!

Our partnership with Kings Domain barber shops, provides our students with work placement opportunities which may lead to employment for top performing graduates.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

You will learn:

  • Freehand clipper techniques
  • Face and head shaving
  • Beard and moustache styling
  • Head neck and shoulder massage
  • Traditional men’s haircuts
  • Urban hair cuts
  • Retailing skills
  • How to build a client base.

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the nationally recognised Certificate III in Barbering (SHB30516).

 

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Upon completing this course, you will be eligible for credit transfers into the Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416) allowing you to expand on your existing skills.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, complete an online application form by clicking the yellow 'Apply Here' button above.  For further information call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants for this course complete an assessment to evaluate their language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.  This helps to ensure that you enrol in a course that is the right level of study for you. 

Applicants for the apprenticeship stream need to be employed within the Barbering industry.