You can choose to study the SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing together with the Certificate III in Barbering.Be a cut above the rest
Enter into exciting trade with ever-growing career opportunities with the Certificate III in Barbering. Learn the essential industry-ready skills to help you craft a perfect head of hair. Australia's barbershop renaissance has grown into a multi-million dollar industry, with existing hairdressing salons are looking to hire barbers to expand their market. Skilled barbers with innovative knowledge in hair and beauty techniques are sought after in the world of professional barbering.Hone your skills to the industry standard
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Barbering will teach you the skills you'll need for barbershop success, including shaving techniques, hair cutting and colouring and designing and maintaining beards. Our facilities include a fully-equipped hair salon with a barbering capabilities, so that students have the opportunity to practice their skills on real customers with real barbering requirements. This course will prepare you for the job market, supporting your technical and operational skills by developing your sales and consulting skills. Melbourne Polytechnic works closely with industry and students will have the opportunity to engage in high profile training workshops and enter hair show competitions for added industry credibility.Grow your opportunities in multiple industries
Graduates of the Certificate III in Barbering might find work within an existing barbershop, or they might begin their own barber business. You might also find employment as a hairstylist for television, film and theatre, or work in a wider hairdressing business.
On successful completion of this course, you may enter the industry as a barber.
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.