Certificate III in Hairdressing
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Hairdressing & Beauty
- Course Location
- Yallourn; Leongatha
- Course Duration
Full Time: 18 months - 2 years (Non- Apprentice)Part Time: 2-3 years (apprenticeship)
- 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
- On Campus; On Site; Part Time (Day); Full time (day)
- Starting Date
- February 2014
- February 2014
- 8.30am - 4.00pm
The Certificate III in Hairdressing will give you the skills and knowledge to allow you to work as a qualfied hairdresser. Hairdressing qualifications can lead to many work opportunities from owning your own salon to working with models and celebrities for film and television work.
At GippsTAFE you'll develop your skills through the world renowned training resources of Pivot Point Academy. That means you're getting the best training available in Australia.
This course provides the accredited, off-the-job training requirement of a hairdressing apprenticeship. You'll learn cutting, colouring and finishing techniques for male and female clients.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as hairdressers working as part of a team in a hairdressing environment, and who are competent in communicating in the workplace, consulting with clients, selling products and services, and designing and applying a broad range of technical hairdressing services on clients.
These individuals possess a range of well-developed skills where discretion and judgement is required and are responsible for their own outputs.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III 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.
- You must be working as an apprentice in a salon (Apprenticeship)
- Attendance at an interview and completion of certificate II in Hairdressing (Non-Apprenticeship)
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessment is competency based. A range of assessment methods will be used, including workbooks, practical tasks, assignments and written assessments.
Opportunities For Further Study
- Certificate IV in Hairdressing
- Diploma of Salon Management
- Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
||Conduct financial transactions
||Provide service to clients
||Perform shampoo and basin services
||Perform a full client consultation
||Respond to service related and technical problems
||Design haircut structures
||Apply one length or solid haircut structures
||Apply graduated haircut structures
||Apply layered haircut structures
||Apply over-comb techniques
||Perform chemical curling and volumising services
||Perform chemical straightening and relaxing services
||Colour and lighten hair
||Design and perform full and partial highlighting techniques
||Neutralise unwanted colours and tones
||Perform on scalp full head and retouch bleach services
||Design and apply short to medium length hair design finishes
||Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
||Apply the principles of hairdressing science
||Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
||Coordinate clients and services
||Develop and expand a client base
||Apply salon safety procedures
||Communicate in the workplace
||Work effectively in a retail environment
||*A selection of 6 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information|