SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

certificate 3 in hairdressing accredited course international academy industry professionals


In the Hairdressing profession, you’ll be dedicated to helping people feel and look their very best.

Our expert educators will help you well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. 

Certificate III in Hairdressing qualified hairdresser and hairstylist. Travel the world with transferable skills or use your knowledge to work in an established salon or to launch your own salon business.

Certificate III in Hairdressing is also an ideal course for  makeup artist or beauty therapist wishing to expand their skill base.




Our course content selection provides you with the knowledge, attitude and skills to work in the hairdressing industry as a professional hairdresser. From day one you will develop a broad range of competencies, opening doors to the hairdressing industry – from providing advice on hair care, beauty products and hairstyles, shampooing hair and conditioning scalps, colouring, straightening and permanently waving hair with chemical solutions, cutting hair with scissors, clippers and razors, styling hair into dreadlocks and braids and adding hair extensions, shaving and trimming beards and moustaches, cleaning work areas and sanitising instruments, arranging appointments and collecting payments.
There is also demand for hairdressers to join other industries with cruise ships providing wonderful opportunities for travel, experience and growth.

To successfully complete this course, you will need to attend face-to-face classes for 2 days per week for 42 weeks. You will have off campus structured learning activities including homework, assignments, assessment preparation, practical salon work experience and online study. You will complete 26 units of study to gain Certificate III in Hairdressing.

Hair stylist
Hair colourist
Freelance session stylist
Creative/Artistic Director
Technical or sales advisor

No formal education requirements to enrol in course.
All courses at TMT are taught in English. Applicants will need to show evidence of suitable English proficiency for the course they have chosen. Students must have a minimum English language level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

International Students must be at least 18 years of age.

Full time Duration: 12 months, Two days per week
Next Intake: February 2023


Student TypeAdmin Fee (*)Tuition FeeDeposit (*)Total

(*) Deposits and administrative fees are only refundable if student’s Visa Application is refused and the college is notified prior to course commencement.

Course fee is inclusive of supplies, materials and equipment required within the classroom.
Students are welcome to purchase a personal Hair Kit, which they can take home and use off-site and on-campus. An extensive kit is available to purchase at our supply partner for $2000 – $3000 (this kit is designed for TMT Students only).
The School requires a deposit and admin fee to be paid before enrolment into a course.
Fees can be paid by direct bank deposit. Payments must be calculated in Australian Dollars (AUD). Please contact the School for direct bank deposit details.

In order to achieve the SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing you must complete all 28 units of competency.


BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services

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

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

SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs

SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base

SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments

SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions

SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team

SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices


SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures

SHBHCUT011 Design and maintain beards and moustaches

SHBHCUT012 Shave heads and faces

SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures

SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles

SHBHDES005 Select and apply hair extensions

SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services


Work experience provides you with exposure to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work experience is mandatory for this qualification as this is a highly practical course. We strongly recommend you undertake work experience with a suitable industry employer.You are responsible for arranging your own work experience. Our team will also offer support and guidance to assist you.


To enrol simply download our enrolment form from the button above and email your completed form to or contact us below to speak to our course advisers.

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