CERT III HAIRDRESSING2019-11-11T01:53:37+11:00

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing


This qualification reflects the role of hairdressers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.


Students will need to demonstrate the Learning, Literacy and Numeracy skills required for this course prior to course commencement.


This course has two intakes per year in February and July. Day classes are available, however dependent on timetable available.

Day Classes – 9:30am – 3:30pm

Full Time – 12 Months

3 days  per week

Part Time – 24 Months

2 days per week


This course is delivered via face-to-face teaching, demonstration and practical application. Students experience a simulated workplace environment, with access to equipment, products and facilities reflecting industry practice. Students are also required to complete a total of 100 hours mandatory work experience to be undertaken prior to course completion.


SCA operates a student run clinic day designed to enable students to gain valuable experience and skills for treating clients in an Hair Salon environment. SCA students are supervised by an educator and perform treatments in which they have been deemed competent in. SCA’s Hair Clinic allows students to build the skills needed to find work placement and employment after their qualification.


SCA students purchase their kits which include the materials and equipment they require to perform treatments in class and outside class hours and within their work experience. The materials and equipment within your kits become the students property once purchased. For prices on students kits please visit the SCA Website https://scahairandbeautyacademy.com/studentkitsanduniforms/ to order and purchase.


All learning resource material,  SCA Uniform, Bag and Student ID Card.


Option One – Fee for Service

Full Cost – $11,000.00

Deposit – $1,000.00

Payment Plan – Twelve (12) monthly payments of $833.33

Please be aware that there are additional costs for student kits and photo shoots for make-up units.

Option Two – Smart and Skilled Funding                 

SCA Offer funding options which are available for the Certificate III in Hairdressing subject to eligibility. Please Visit the Smart and Skilled website http://www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au for further information.


Core Units

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services

SHBHCLS002 Colour and lighten Hair

SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments

SHBHCLS004 Neutralize unwanted colours and tones

SHBHCLS005 Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments

SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures

SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures

SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures

SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures

SHBHCUT005 Cut hair using over-comb techniques

SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs

SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas

SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base

SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments

SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions

SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team

SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective units

SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures

SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures

SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation

SHBHREF003 Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments

SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services

SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles

SHBHIND004 Participate in session styling teams

Please see attached the course brochure for the SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

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