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Certificate III in Hairdressing

SIH30111
Average Price: $12800
Average Duration: 1 Year

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.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway, however, it is not suitable for VETiS delivery.

Job roles

Hairdresser

These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Hairdressing

87.9%

Satisfied with the training
94.0%

Received job-related
benefits from training
Hairdresser (ANZSCO code 391111)
Expected job openings
Expected job openings are: above average Low Below average Average Above average High
Above average
61,400 persons were employed as Hairdressers in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be between 25,001 and 50,000.
Average weekly full time earnings
Average weekly full time earnings are: low Low Below average Average Above average High
Low
Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Hairdressers are: $759. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Hairdressers visit Job Outlook

There are no entry requirements to this qualification.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories shown by blue colouring in the table below.

  1. ACT
  2. NSW
  3. NT
  4. QLD
  5. SA
  6. TAS
  7. VIC
For more information on apprenticeship pathways, please visit this course on aapathways.com.au
This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories


For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

32 units must be completed:

  • 26 core units
  • 6 elective units comprised of:
  • all 3 units from either of the following elective groups:
  • Group A – General Hairdressing

    Group B – Men’s Hairdressing

  • 3 units from Group C – General elective units
  • general electives may include a maximum of 2 elective selected from electives packaged in the Certificate IV in Hairdressing.

    In all cases selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

    Core units

    BSBSUS201A

    Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

    SIBXCCS201A

    Conduct financial transactions

    SIBXCCS202A

    Provide service to clients

    SIHHBAS201A

    Perform shampoo and basin services

    SIHHCCS302A

    Perform a full client consultation

    SIHHCCS303A

    Respond to service related and technical problems

    SIHHHCS301A

    Design haircut structures

    SIHHHCS302A

    Apply one length or solid haircut structures

    SIHHHCS303A

    Apply graduated haircut structures

    SIHHHCS304A

    Apply layered haircut structures

    SIHHHCS305A

    Apply over-comb techniques

    SIHHHRS302A

    Perform chemical curling and volumising services

    SIHHHRS303A

    Perform chemical straightening and relaxing services

    SIHHCLS302A

    Colour and lighten hair

    SIHHCLS303A

    Design and perform full and partial highlighting techniques

    SIHHCLS304A

    Neutralise unwanted colours and tones

    SIHHCLS305A

    Perform on scalp full head and retouch bleach services

    SIHHHDS303A

    Design and apply short to medium length hair design finishes

    SIHHIND201A

    Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

    SIHHHSC301A

    Apply the principles of hairdressing science

    SIHHHSC302A

    Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions

    SIHHIND303A

    Coordinate clients and services

    SIHHIND304A

    Develop and expand a client base

    SIHHOHS201A

    Apply salon safety procedures

    SIRXCOM001A

    Communicate in the workplace

    SIRXIND001A

    Work effectively in a retail environment

    Elective units

    Group A - General hairdressing

    SIHHHCS306A

    Combine structures for current haircut designs

    SIHHHCS307A

    Combine structures for traditional and classic men’s haircut designs

    SIHHHDS304A

    Design and apply classic long hair up styles

    Group B - Men's hairdressing

    SIHHHCS307A

    Combine structures for traditional and classic men’s haircut designs

    SIHHHCS308A

    Design and maintain beards and moustaches

    SIHHHCS309A

    Perform face and head shaves

    Group C - General elective units

    SIHHBAS202A

    Perform head, neck and shoulder massage

    SIHHCCS304A

    Plan services for special events

    SIHHHCS306A

    Combine structures for current haircut designs

    SIHHHCS308A

    Design and maintain beards and moustaches

    SIHHHCS309A

    Perform face and head shaves

    SIHHHDS305A

    Select and apply hair extensions

    SIHHHRS304A

    Perform protein straightening and relaxing treatments

    SIHHIND305A

    Hone and strop straight razors

    SIHHIND306A

    Participate in a session styling team

    SIRXSLS002A

    Advise on products and services

    SIRXRPK002A

    Recommend hair, beauty and cosmetic products and services

    SIRXINV001A

    Perform stock control procedures

    SIRXMER001A

    Merchandise products

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Hair Colourist
    Hairdresser
    Hairdressing Apprentice
    Men's Hairdresser
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Hairdressing
    Services Industry



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    Student outcomes for Certificate III in Hairdressing

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Certificate III in Hairdressing

    50.9%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    82.3 %

    Other Technicians and Trades Workers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    86.8%
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Sales Workers
    4.4*%
    Sales Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    3.8*%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Average salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $38,100

    $48,600


    Destination
    after training
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Employed or in further study after training (%) 84.7 87.1 85.8
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    79.2
    49.5
    27.8
     
    79.2
    41
    37.4
     
    76.7
    44.4
    31.4
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    -
    13.5
    7.0
     
    7.8
    13.2
    9.4
     
    5.3
    14
    11.5
    Satisfied with the training (%) 87.9 87.4 87.5
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 94.0 81.8 78.7
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 97.1 96 94.7
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 92.7 87.3 82.5
    Recommend the training to other (%) 89.5 90.4 91.2

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
    courses
    All Certificate III courses
    Average salary (Full-time) ($) - 38 100 48 600
    Top Occupations (%):
    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Sales Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers
     
    86.8
    4.4*
    3.8*
     
    47.7
    21.8
    10.8
     
    30.8
    25.7
    11.2
    Top Industries (%):
    Other Services
    Retail Trade
     
    88.1
    4.4*
     
    42.3
    20.4
     
    20.1
    15.9

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    All Certificate III courses
    Employed after training (%) - 88.1 90.1
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 40 000 51 200
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 31.2 29
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 88 87.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 90.2 87.4

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
    Similar
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    Employed after training (%) 50.9 54.8 49.3
    Average salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 33 800 43 700
    Enrolled in further study ($) 21.9 29.1 34.6
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 86.2 87
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 80.7 73.1

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
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    Other Services
    88.1
    Other Services
    Retail Trade
    4.4*
    Retail Trade