Certificate IV in Hairdressing
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Hairdressing & Beauty
- Course Location
- Course Duration
- This course is only offered through Recognition of Prior Learning
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- Starting Date
- February 2014
Course OverviewThis course is only delivered by Recognition of Prior learning (RPL).
The Certificate IV in Hairdressing has been designed to reflect the role development of highly skilled senior hairdressers who develop the complex technical skills and knowledge working as part of or coordinating a salon team. It includes senior hairdressers who work as technical advisers with a hairdressing products company; or independently as a freelance session stylist.
Functions at this level include the self-directed application of a broad range of knowledge and skills and the provision of technical leadership, training and support to colleagues. A hairdresser at this level may provide specialist services, including haircutting, hair design, hair colouring, complex colour correction, hair extensions, chemical reformation, trichology and make-up application.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Hairdressing.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Senior Hairdresser
- Salon Team Co-ordinator
- Freelance Stylist
Entry to this qualification is open to persons who can demonstrate competence in relevant units contained within the Certificate III in Hairdressing.
The Certificate IV in Hairdressing is designed to build on the foundation skills acquired through this pathway.
This qualification is open to those who have vocational expertise in the hairdressing industry.
Vocational expertise must include a minimum of 2 of the 3 points below:
- experience as an operator in a commercially run salon
- provision of cutting, styling and chemical services
- establishment of a clientele base
Pre-RequisitesEntry to this qualification is open to persons who can demonstrate competence in relevant units contained within the Certificate III in Hairdressing.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentEvidence of competencies will be assessed. All the above may be used as evidence through the RPL process.
Opportunities For Further StudyDiploma of Salon Management
Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
||Provide technical leadership within the hairdressing context
||Research and utilise hairdressing trends to advance creative work
||*A selection of 9 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information.