SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering


This is the qualification that enables you to work as a barber.   It is the apprenticeship pathway and is recognised both nationally and internationally.
The Certificate III in Barbering 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 enrol their barbering apprentices.  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 then WA Academy is your choice. Why have apprentices practice on your paying clients when they can train in consultation, time management and barbering techniques on real live models to perfect their service before performing services on your clients.
Functions in this qualification involve a range of skills and knowledge of sales, consultation and a full range of barbering services to clients and much more.

Course Code SHB30516
Duration 12- 18 months – 1 day per week
Hours 9am to 5pm
Accreditation Nationally recognised qualification Certificate III level
Course Cost This is a government funded course via the apprenticeship pathway, however semester fees do apply. Please click here for the current apprenticeship fee schedule.
Requirements Students to purchase prior to commencement Pivot Point books. Student must supply a full set of personal barbering and hairdressing equipment (refer to current equipment list).
Uniform WA Academy uniform top to be worn with black professional pants and enclosed black shoes.

How to enrol:

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