SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

This is the qualification that enables you to work as a hairdresser. It is the apprenticeship pathway and is recognised both nationally and internationally.

The Certificate III in Hairdressing involves employment as an apprentice hairdresser in a full or part time capacity working in a salon and attending WA Academy one day per week.


WA Academy is an alternative choice for apprenticeship training, open to all salons owners to enroll their apprentices of all levels. Staying in line with industry needs and with the ability to tailor training delivery to suite the salon and the apprentice. If salon owners are keen to have well trained and productive apprentices with real models and coloum management training then WA Academy is your choice. Why have apprentices practice on your paying clients when they can train in consultation, time management, cutting and colouring techniques on real live models to perfect their service before performing services on your clients.

Functions in this qualification involve responsibility for the supervision of others, treating hair and scalp, recommending products and services, haircutting – mens and ladies, styling, long hair styling and upstyles, colouring and lightening hair, permanent wave and chemical reformation services and much more.

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Course Code SHB30416
Duration 24 months – 1 day per week
Hours 9am to 5pm
Accreditation Nationally recognised qualification Certificate III level
Course Cost

This is a government funded course only available via an apprenticeship pathway, semester fees apply. The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees.


Student must supply a full set of personal
equipment (refer to current equipment list).


WA Academy uniform top to be worn with black
professional pants and enclosed black shoes.

How to enrol:

For enrolment queries and advice, please contact us on (08) 9356 2269 or email To enrol and pay online please use our online enrolment form:

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