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SHB30416 | 095203C

Certificate III in Hairdressing

Set yourself on the path to a successful career in hairdressing with this entry-level qualification. Gain the practical skills to confidently seek employment in a hair salon as a hairdresser.

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TIME 18 months / Full Time NEXT START DATE 11 Jul 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Sunshine Coast Darling Downs and South West Wide Bay Burnett Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus Apprenticeships and traineeships International
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$12,995
International
$15,500

Course overview

Kick start your career as a hairdresser with this entry-level qualification. This course is an essential minimum requirement for every hairdresser.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, hairdressing skills are in demand with employers finding it hard to fill vacancies. The industry is currently experiencing strong growth with more than 31,000 job openings expected over the next five years. 

Learn modern salon operations including how to colour and lighten hair, provide shampoo and basin services, and how to design and cut hair. All of this will take place in the classroom and real functioning professional salon environments.

Successful completion of this course will provide you all you need to confidently seek employment opportunities in hairdressing.

What can I do?

  • Hairdresser
  • Hair Stylist

Course outcome:

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

Trade skills assessment and gap training program

If you can demonstrate substantial competency in this qualification, you may be able to access funding for recognition of prior learning and gap training through the Trade Skills and Assessment Gap Training (TSAGT) program. TAFE Queensland is a proud recipient of funding from the Queensland Government, Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) for this program. Only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about eligibility criteria.

Industry Connections

At TAFE Queensland we maintain strong and relevant industry connections. Our teachers have their finger on the pulse and are equipped to guide you through your education to give you the ability to meet and exceed expectations in the workplace.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 7 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBSUS201
    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBSUS201
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to effectively measure current resource use and carry out improvements, including reducing the negative environmental impact of work practices.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHBAS001
    Provide shampoo and basin services
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHBAS001
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to complete a range of hair services provided at the basin area including pre-service shampoos and treatments, and post treatment removal of residual colour and lightening products.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide shampoo and basin services

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHCLS002
    Colour and lighten hair
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHCLS002
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to consult with clients, analyse existing hair colour and condition and provide a range of hair colour and lightening treatments.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Colour and lighten hair

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHCLS003
    Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHCLS003
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to consult with clients, analyse existing hair colour and condition and provide full and partial head highlighting treatments using foil techniques. It requires the ability to use single or combined colour, high lift tint or bleach products to create highlights, lightened sections of the head or multiple colours in the hair.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHCLS004
    Neutralise unwanted colours and tones
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHCLS004
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to consult with clients, analyse unwanted natural or artificial hair colour and tone, and to select and apply colour correction products to neutralise or change existing base colour and tone.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Neutralise unwanted colours and tones

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHCLS005
    Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHCLS005
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to consult with clients, analyse existing hair colour and condition and provide on-scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments. It covers bleach treatments to untreated hair and retouch services to maintain already bleached hair.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHCUT001
    Design haircut structures
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHCUT001
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop 2-D visual representations and plans for solid form, graduated and increased and uniform layered haircut structures. This enables hairdressers to visualise the components of finished haircut structures as aids to planning and completing haircuts.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Design haircut structures

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHCUT002
    Create one length or solid haircut structures
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHCUT002
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design and recommend complementary one length or solid haircuts. It requires the ability to cut hair into one length or solid hair cut structures and to finish hair to shape.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    SHBHCUT001
  • UNIT NAME
  • Create one length or solid haircut structures

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHCUT003
    Create graduated haircut structures
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHCUT003
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design and recommend complementary graduated haircuts. It requires the ability to cut hair into graduated hair cut structures and to finish hair to shape.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    SHBHCUT001
  • UNIT NAME
  • Create graduated haircut structures

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHCUT004
    Create layered haircut structures
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHCUT004
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design and recommend complementary layered haircuts. It requires the ability to cut hair into both uniform and increased layered hair cut structures and to finish hair to shape.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    SHBHCUT001
  • UNIT NAME
  • Create layered haircut structures

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHCUT005
    Cut hair using over-comb techniques
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHCUT005
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design, recommend and complete complementary tapered haircuts. It requires the ability to cut hair using scissor-over-comb and clipper-over-comb techniques, to remove bulk, to blend different structures within haircuts and to outline or blend perimeters of haircuts.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    SHBHCUT001
  • UNIT NAME
  • Cut hair using over-comb techniques

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHDES003
    Create finished hair designs
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHDES003
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to consult with clients and analyse hair and facial characteristics to design, recommend and complete a range of complementary classic and current hair designs.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Create finished hair designs

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHIND001
    Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHIND001
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain, organise and clean tools, equipment and work areas to ensure a clean and tidy client environment and the hygienic and safe provision of hair services.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHIND003
    Develop and expand a client base
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHIND003
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required by hairdressers and barbers to develop, sustain and expand a personal clientele in order to remain a viable industry employee. Building relationships with clients occurs while hairdressers and barbers are delivering a range of services in the salon in which they are employed or operate.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop and expand a client base

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHREF002
    Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHREF002
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to consult with clients, analyse hair characteristics and condition and to complete chemical treatments to reduce curl or wave in the hair. Treatments can be for untreated naturally curly or wavy hair or for chemically treated hair.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBHTRI001
    Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBHTRI001
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to recognise a range of hair and scalp conditions as part of a pre-hair service analysis, to advise on and provide remedial treatments for minor conditions and to advise clients to seek further advice for abnormal or contagious conditions.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBXCCS001
    Conduct salon financial transactions
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBXCCS001
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to conduct financial transactions for the sale of products and services within a personal services environment.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Conduct salon financial transactions

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBXCCS002
    Provide salon services to clients
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBXCCS002
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide a complete customer service experience.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide salon services to clients

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBXIND001
    Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBXIND001
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work in a personal services environment by integrating knowledge of workplace rights and responsibilities and organisational policies and procedures, and by using effective team and individual work practices to plan and organise daily work activities.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBXIND002
    Communicate as part of a salon team
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBXIND002
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work as part of a team in a salon or retail cosmetics environment. It requires the ability to communicate with colleagues and senior staff and actively participate in a team work environment.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Communicate as part of a salon team

  • UNIT CODE
  • SHBXWHS001
    Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
    UNIT CODE :
    SHBXWHS001
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to follow safe practices to minimise risks to self, client and colleagues in a salon environment.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Ipswich
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
Ipswich
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mooloolaba
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
Toowoomba
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bundaberg
Anytime
18 months
Full time 2 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
Hervey Bay
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
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Loganlea
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South Bank
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Caboolture
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Mooloolaba
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DROP IN DAYS
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DAY RELEASE
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MIXED MODE
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Toowoomba
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DROP IN DAYS
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Bundaberg
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Gympie
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Hervey Bay
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Cairns
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WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Mount Isa
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Burdekin
Apprenticeship
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BLOCK TRAINING
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MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Townsville (Pimlico)
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BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mooloolaba
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday
Classroom
  • International: $15,500
Mooloolaba
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday
Classroom
  • International: $15,500
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Ipswich
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
Ipswich
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mooloolaba
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
Toowoomba
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bundaberg
Anytime
18 months
Full time 2 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
Hervey Bay
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Alexandra Hills
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Loganlea
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
South Bank
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Caboolture
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
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BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Ipswich
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WORKPLACE
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BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Southport
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Robina
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Mooloolaba
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WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Toowoomba
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WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Bundaberg
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Gympie
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Hervey Bay
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Cairns
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WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Mount Isa
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Burdekin
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Townsville (Pimlico)
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mooloolaba
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday
Classroom
  • International: $15,500
Mooloolaba
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday
Classroom
  • International: $15,500
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Ipswich
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
Ipswich
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mooloolaba
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
Toowoomba
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bundaberg
Anytime
18 months
Full time 2 days per week
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
Hervey Bay
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time 3 days per week
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $12,995
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Alexandra Hills
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Loganlea
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
South Bank
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Caboolture
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Ipswich
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Southport
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Robina
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Mooloolaba
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Toowoomba
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Bundaberg
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Gympie
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Hervey Bay
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Cairns
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Mount Isa
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Burdekin
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Townsville (Pimlico)
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Mooloolaba
11 Jul 2022
18 months
Full time
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday
Classroom
  • International: $15,500
Mooloolaba
23 Jan 2023
18 months
Full time
Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday
Classroom
  • International: $15,500
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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Domestic Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to Domestic Students:

It is highly recommended that students have basic literacy, numeracy and computer skills or equivalent to Year 10, turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

 

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place.  TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).

Resources Required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Kit requirements: Students will be responsible for purchasing the items that are required for hairdressing. This includes brushes, scissors, combs, blow dryer, thermal equipment, clippers and razors. These requirements will be discussed in detail on the first day of class and students should not purchase the items prior to study. 

Uniform: Students are required to wear a black shirt or top with sleeves, black pants or skirt and enclosed shoes. This uniform is required within the industry and meets workplace health and safety requirements.

Materials: You will need to purchase an A4-sized lever arch folder (Large) plus A4 dividers and reinforcement ring stickers suitable for this folder, as well as a USB and general writing materials such as pens, pencils, erasers and glue.

Robina campus

The Robina campus will be a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) campus for general learning.  Students are able to access discounted pricing for device purchases via JB Hi-Fi.  TAFE Queensland will have some portable devices available for short term loan and there will also be a limited number of desktop computers located on-site that students will be able to access.  For all the details visit the BYOD page on our website. 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

For International students

International students can either apply directly through our TAFE Queensland International Application portal, or through one of our education agents. Our registered agents can assist you with your visa application and guide you through the enrolment process. If you are from this list of countries, you will need to apply through an agent.
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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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