This qualification reflects the role of hairdressers who use a range of well developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. They use discretion and judgment to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a hairdresser in any industry environment, usually a salon.

Course Requirements

Unit Code Unit Name
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHSHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team
BXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services
SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs
SHBHCLS002 Colour and lighten hair
SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments
SHBHCLS004 Neutralise unwanted colours and tones
SHBHCLS005 Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments
SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base
SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures
SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures
SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures
SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures
SHBHCUT005 Cut hair using over-comb techniques
SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services
SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays
SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles
SHBHDES002 Braid hair
SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures
SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
SHBHREF001 Curl and volumise hair with chemical treatments

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. For further information refer to

Prerequisite Requirements



Course Fees $12,000
Airport Transfer Fee (optional) $150
Enrolment Fee (Non-Refundable) $250
Accommodation Fee (Approx.) from $240-$300 per week

Length of Course

54 study weeks + 5 weeks holidays




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