CQ University Australia

Certificate III in Hairdressing

SHB30416

Gladstone, Mackay, Rockhampton

This starter certificate teaches you how to communicate with clients and apply a broad range hairdressing techniques, from cutting and colouring through to perming and styling.

  • $12,320*

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  • Gladstone

    • Anytime

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

  • Mackay

    • Anytime

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

  • Rockhampton

    • Anytime

    • Full time (18 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (18 months)

*Verified June 23, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • Hairdresser
  • Men's Hairdresser

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Hairdressing with CQ University Australia, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 28 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

21 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    BSBSUS201

  • Provide shampoo and basin services
    SHBHBAS001

  • Colour and lighten hair
    SHBHCLS002

  • Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments
    SHBHCLS003

  • Neutralise unwanted colours and tones
    SHBHCLS004

  • Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments
    SHBHCLS005

  • Design haircut structures
    SHBHCUT001

  • Create one length or solid haircut structures
    SHBHCUT002

  • Create graduated haircut structures
    SHBHCUT003

  • Create layered haircut structures
    SHBHCUT004

  • Cut hair using over-comb techniques
    SHBHCUT005

  • Create finished hair designs
    SHBHDES003

  • Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
    SHBHIND001

  • Develop and expand a client base
    SHBHIND003

  • Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments
    SHBHREF002

  • Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
    SHBHTRI001

  • Conduct salon financial transactions
    SHBXCCS001

  • Provide salon services to clients
    SHBXCCS002

  • Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
    SHBXIND001

  • Communicate as part of a salon team
    SHBXIND002

  • Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
    SHBXWHS001

Elective Units

7 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
    BSBSUS201A

  • Conduct financial transactions
    SIBXCCS201A

  • Provide service to clients
    SIBXCCS202A

  • Perform shampoo and basin services
    SIHHBAS201A

  • Perform a full client consultation
    SIHHCCS302A

  • Respond to service related and technical problems
    SIHHCCS303A

  • Colour and lighten hair
    SIHHCLS302A

  • Design and perform full and partial highlighting techniques
    SIHHCLS303A

  • Neutralise unwanted colours and tones
    SIHHCLS304A

  • Perform on scalp full head and retouch bleach services
    SIHHCLS305A

  • Design haircut structures
    SIHHHCS301A

  • Apply one length or solid haircut structures
    SIHHHCS302A

  • Apply graduated haircut structures
    SIHHHCS303A

  • Apply layered haircut structures
    SIHHHCS304A

  • Apply over-comb techniques
    SIHHHCS305A

  • Combine structures for current haircut designs
    SIHHHCS306A

  • Combine structures for traditional and classic men's haircut designs
    SIHHHCS307A

  • Design and maintain beards and moustaches
    SIHHHCS308A

  • Design and apply short to medium length hair design finishes
    SIHHHDS303A

  • Design and apply classic long hair up styles
    SIHHHDS304A

  • Perform chemical curling and volumising services
    SIHHHRS302A

  • Perform chemical straightening and relaxing services
    SIHHHRS303A

  • Apply the principles of hairdressing science
    SIHHHSC301A

  • Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
    SIHHHSC302A

  • Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
    SIHHIND201A

  • Co-ordinate clients and services
    SIHHIND303A

  • Develop and expand a client base
    SIHHIND304A

  • Apply salon safety procedures
    SIHHOHS201A

  • Communicate in the workplace
    SIRXCOM001A

  • Work effectively in a retail environment
    SIRXIND001A

  • Advise on products and services
    SIRXSLS002A

Course Provider

Originally founded in Rockhampton in 1967 as the Queensland Institute of Technology (QIT) Capricornia, it was awarded full university status in 1992, and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 25 campuses and locations Australia-wide.

Registered
2014
Courses
249
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions