SHB30416 – Certificate III in Hairdressing

Hairdressing Course for International Students

Transform your passion for hair into a thriving career!

Course Overview
Course Duration & Delivery Method
Entry Requirements
Course Fee
Enrolment Process
Key Dates
Who should enrol for this course?
Learning Outcomes
Recognition of Prior Learning
SHB30416 – Certificate III in Hairdressing

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing is the latest nationally accredited qualification for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the hairstyling and beauty industry. The course provides students with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to become professional hairdressers, giving them the skills to work in a hair salon or barbershop or start their own business!

You can also complete this course as a fast-track hairdressing course over 12 months.

Vigil International College (CRICOS #04044M, RTO #45894) offers this course with high-quality course materials and premier student support. We deliver training that is customised to meet the needs of our students and employers. more..

Hairdressing Certificate III – Follow Your Passion and Make Money Follow

With more than 31,000 job openings expected over the next five years, the hairdressing industry is experiencing strong growth, with employers finding it hard to fill vacancies. Hairdressing Certificate III is an entry-level qualification that helps you to begin your career as a hairdresser. In this course, you will learn how to colour hair, different haircuts, shampoo, and other basic haircare services. Upon completing this course, you will learn practical skills and acquire the required knowledge to start a career as a qualified hairdresser.

Our hairdressing short courses in Sydney are taught by industry professionals and help you gain the confidence to show your own creativity and express your artistic qualities at work. You will develop professional skills that give you an edge in the job market, including:

  • Graduating as a qualified hairdresser
  • Becoming an expert in haircutting, colouring, and styling
  • Developing skills to diagnose hair and scalp conditions
  • Creating hairstyles for special occasions
  • Learning about different hair conditions and more

Certificate 3 in Hairdressing in Sydney – Is This Course Right for You?

Our hairdressing courses in Sydney are designed exclusively for international students who want to pursue a career in the beauty industry as hairdressers or hairstylists. To enter Certificate 3 in hairdressing in Sydney, there are no pre-requisites, but individuals should meet the following criteria:

  • The student must be at least 18 years old
  • They should have basic computer skills
  • They should hold a Current Student Visa
  • Must be fluent in English and have good reading, writing, and math skills.

The course fee for onshore students is $18,000, and for offshore students, it is $22,000. We also provide fast-track courses for one year at a fee of $12,000. At Vigil International College, we provide materials worth $2,000. The students are also required to pay an enrolment fee of $300. Students can join our courses eight times a year.

The scope of our Certificate 3 in Hairdressing Sydney allows you to choose a variety of roles in the hairdressing industry, such as becoming a hairdresser, barber, salon manager, hair and makeup artist, and more. It also creates a path to undertake further qualifications, including SHB40115 - Certificate IV in Hairdressing and SHB50115 - Diploma of Hairdressing.

Contact Us for a Certificate 3 in Hairdressing in Sydney

Learn the fundamentals of hairdressing and hone the practical skills to meet industry standards with our hairdressing courses in Sydney. Our course duration is 104 weeks for the full course and 52 weeks for accelerated hairdressing short courses in Sydney. Call 1800 978 377 to learn more.

Course Duration:

This course is designed to be completed over:

  • 104 weeks (including 24 weeks of holidays); OR
  • 52 weeks (including 12 weeks of holidays): FAST TRACK

Expected Study Hours: Typical learners are expected to spend 14 hours in classroom training and 6 hours of self-study each week.

Delivery Method:

This course is delivered through a combination of the following:

  1. Classroom Sessions
  2. Simulated Salon Environment
  3. Structured Self-Study

Students will be assessed in various ways:

  • Written Questions
  • Case Studies
  • Presentations
  • Reports
  • Role plays/observations

There are no formal pre-requisites required to enter this course.

However, Vigil International College requires students to meet the following criteria:

  • 18 years or older
  • Have basic computer skill
  • Hold a Current Student Visa
  • Have sound language, literacy, and numeracy skills.
    If you are from an English-speaking Background, you must have completed at least Year 10 English, or equivalent.
    If you are from a non-English speaking background, you must provide one of the following, as evidence, of upper intermediate proficiency in English:
    • IELTS total band score of at least 5.5 with no band less than 5.0, or equivalent.
    • Occupational English Test (OET), TOEFL iBT, Pearson Test of English, Cambridge English Advanced with scores equivalent to IELTS 5.5 and no less than 5.0 in each band.
    • The English test must have been taken within two years before the application is made.
English Language Test ProviderMinimum Test Score (equivalent to IELTS 5.5)Minimum Test Score (equivalent to IELTS 5.0)

* Students who fail the LL&N assessment may still be enrolled to a course if endorsed by the trainer/assessor, and corresponding additional support strategies are in place.

Resources Required:

Vigil International College will provide students with all Learning & Assessment resources required to complete this course.

However, students must ensure that they have access to the following resources:

  • A computer or laptop with Internet
  • Printer
  • Smartphone or digital camera
  • Google Chrome (recommended browser)
  • Email software
  • Video conferencing application
  • MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint or equivalent applications
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader or equivalent application
  • Pen, notebook, and paper

The cost of undertaking this course is:

  • Onshore Students: $18,000
  • Offshore Students: $22,000
  • Fast Track (1 year): $12,000

Other Fees:

  • Enrolment Fee: $300
  • Material Fee: $2,000

Note: Please read the Vigil International College Student Handbook and other policies and procedures including Refund Policy, Complaints and Appeals Policy, RPL Procedure prior to enrolling.”

Enrolment Process
Colleges in Sydney for International Students - Vigil International College
Students Enquire directly with Vigil or Contact their Education Agent.
Colleges in Sydney for International Students - Vigil International College
Enrolment Form
Students complete the online enrolment form directly or through their Education Agent.
Colleges in Sydney for International Students - Vigil International College
Vigil provides Students or their Agent the Student Agreement, Letter of Offer and Pre-Enrolment Assessment Form.
Colleges in Sydney for International Students - Vigil International College
Student Acceptance
Students pay 50% fees and return all signed documents back to Vigil either directly or through their Agent.
Colleges in Sydney for International Students - Vigil International College
Confirmation of Enrolment
Vigil issues Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE).
Colleges in Sydney for International Students - Vigil International College
Student Visa & Arrangements
Students should then Finalise their Student Visa Conditions (with DOHA) and make travel / accommodation arrangements.
Colleges in Sydney for International Students - Vigil International College
Student Arrival & Orientation
Students arrive in Sydney and attend International Student Orientation at Vigil.
Colleges in Sydney for International Students - Vigil International College
Classes Begin!
Students to start attending classes (20 hours a week).
Students can join this course 8 times a year.

The Intake Dates can be found on our "Key Dates" page:

This course is designed for international students who are seeking to pursue a career as a hairdresser and hairstylist.

Career Pathways:

This course offers a pathway into a variety of roles in the hair industry. Here are some examples:

  • Hairdresser
  • Barber
  • Salon Manager
  • Hair and Makeup Artist

Education Pathway:

This course offers a pathway for further studies. You may be interested in undertaking further qualifications, such as:

  • SHB40115 - Certificate IV in Hairdressing
  • SHB50115 - Diploma of Hairdressing

Upon successful completion of all twenty-eight (28) units of competency listed below, you will be awarded with the qualification SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing.

  • SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
  • SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base
  • SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
  • SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team
  • SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures
  • SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments
  • SHBHCLS005 Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments
  • SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures
  • SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures
  • SHBHCUT005 Cut hair using over-comb techniques
  • SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs
  • SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
  • SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments
  • SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
  • SBSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services
  • SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures
  • SHBHCLS002 Colour and lighten hair
  • SHBHCLS004 Neutralise unwanted colours and tones
  • SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures
  • SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
  • SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles
  • SHBHCCS001 Plan hair services for special events
  • SHBHDES005 Select and apply hair extensions
  • SHBHIND002 Research and use hairdressing industry information
  • SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays

Vigil International College has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process in place which is discussed in detail in the RTO’s Recognition Policy and Procedure.

Prospective students are informed of the RPL Policy and procedures prior to enrolment in the course and through a variety of means, including pre-enrolment interview, enrolment form, student handbook, and website.

Related Courses

© Copyright Vigil Connect. All rights reserved

Designed and Developed by NotanAgency