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SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing - On Campus

Become a Certified Professional Hairdresser or Hairstylist

Are you looking for a Nationally Recognised course that combines artistic technique with practical skills to help you achieve your dream career? The SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing is designed for aspiring hairdressers like you who are ready to turn their passion into a rewarding profession.

Start Date
Next Intake: January, April, July and October
The full-time duration of this course is 12 months including two days per week (Monday and Tuesday, from 9:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M) on campus, plus a Salon participation day on Friday’s.
On-Campus (Sydney)

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Hairdresser
  • Hair Stylist
  • Hair Colourist
  • Freelance Session Stylist
  • Creative/Artistic Director
  • Technical or Sales Advisor

Course Fees Include

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Payment Options

  • Upfront Payment (with a discount) 
  • Payment by Term
  • Payment by Weekly Payment Plans
  • NSW Government Smart & Skilled Training Program 

NSW Government Smart & Skilled Training Program

Subject to your eligibility, this training is subsidized by the NSW Government. TMT is an approved Smart & Skilled Provider. The cost to complete this qualification is determined by your personal circumstances and availability of the Smart & Skilled Subsidies.

NSW SMART AND SKILLED Fee Subsidy Requirements

  • 15 years old or over
  • no longer at school
  • living or working in NSW
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

Course Deposit

If you choose Payment Option other than NSW Government Smart & Skilled, a course deposit of $500 must be paid to enrol in this course. The deposit can be paid upfront or via a weekly payment plan of $50 per week for 10 weeks.

Hairdressing Kit

Students are required to purchase a student retained Hairdressing Kit, Pivot Point Learning Resource & Swatch Kit. The combined Material and Learning resource cost is $2850.

Work Placement

Work experience provides you with exposure to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work experience is mandatory for this qualification as this is a highly practical course. There are a number of ways to get work experience to build up your skills and confidence. Participation in student training salons and/or undertake work experience with a suitable industry employer.

Course Entry Requirements

TMT accepts students who are 16 and have completed year 10 or equivalent, there is no maximum age limit. If you are an international student, you must have a minimum English language level of IELTS 5 or equivalent. International Students must be at least 18 years of age.

Applicants without completing year 12 are required to do the LLN Test [Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test], this test is used to identify any supports a student might require.

Study Requirements

For full time study, this course requires 30 - 35 hours nominal hours of study per week. This consists of attending 2 days per week in classroom training, structured learning activities, including homework, assignments, assessment preparation and Pivot Point Lab activities. Hairdressing is a practical hands-on discipline, you are required to participate in student training salon activities and work on real fee paying clients as well as do practical exercise and work experience at home or at commercial settings.

About The Course

Become a Qualified Hairdresser

Do you have a passion for beauty and hair? Does the idea of transforming your passion for hair care and styling into a fulfilling career entices you? Are you looking for a Nationally Recognised course that combines artistic technique with practical skills to help you achieve your dream career? The SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing is designed for aspiring hairdressers like you who are ready to turn their passion into a rewarding profession.

This Nationally Recognised certificate course is meticulously structured around four key stages, each designed to build a comprehensive skill set in the art of hairdressing. In the initial stage, students focus on foundational skills, learning the basics of hair cutting, styling, and colouring,  understanding hair types, scalp care, and the principles of hair design. 

The second stage introduces more advanced techniques, delving into creative hair-cutting and colouring methods and exploring the latest trends in hair fashion.

The third stage will refine their skills in chemical reformation, such as perming and straightening, and master complex colouring techniques, including balayage and foiling.

The final stage focuses on the business aspects of hairdressing. Students learn about salon management, customer service excellence, and effective communication skills. 

Each stage of the course is designed to ensure that students are not only technically proficient but also creatively inspired and business-savvy, making them well-rounded professionals ready for the diverse demands in the hairdressing and hairstyling field.

Upon completion of the course, graduates are equipped for various roles within the hairdressing industry. Career paths include becoming a professional hairdresser in salons, working as a freelance stylist, specializing in bridal and event hair styling, or even venturing into salon management and ownership. 

For those with a passion for teaching, opportunities also exist in hairdressing education and training. This certificate course is more than just a qualification; it's a passport to a world of creativity, fashion, and personal expression in the hairdressing industry. So take the steps today and turn your passion for hair into a thriving career and become a trendsetter in the hairdressing industry!

Can't Afford to Pay the Course Upfront?

Do you want to study the course but can't pay upfront? No problem! This course comes with various payment plans, such as payment by term, or payment by weekly payment plans or Fee Subsidised through the NSW Government Smart & Skilled Training Program.