SHB30416 – Certificate III in Hairdressing

Hairdressing Course for International Students

Transform your passion for hair into a thriving career!

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SHB30416 – Certificate III in Hairdressing

BSB30120 Certificate III in Business

Hone the Practical Skills Required for Your Work in a Business Environment!
Want to enter the business industry? Develop the skills needed to get ahead with a BSB30120 Certificate III in Business! As a student, you will learn the essential skills and knowledge required to carry out a range of administrative and clerical tasks, which may help you pursue a career in office administration or something similar.
With high-quality course materials and premier student support, Vigil International College offers the nationally recognised BSB30120 Certificate III in Business. We deliver tailor-made, flexible course options for our students to help meet their specific needs. By studying a Certificate III in Business BSB30120 with us, you will attain industry-relevant skills and knowledge, qualifying you for your future career.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is a BSB30120 Certificate III in Business?
The BSB30120 Certificate III in Business is a nationally recognised qualification. You will have the opportunity to develop skills in business, marketing and customer service. You'll learn how to analyse the environment of your own or another organisation and respond appropriately. This qualification will provide you with the skills needed for a successful career in customer service, marketing or business administration.

2. Who should enrol for a BSB30120 Certificate III in Business?
Students who want to take the next step in their career should enrol for a BSB30120 Certificate III in Business. You'll be able to apply for a variety of jobs, such as marketing manager, business analyst or event coordinator. The course is designed for people with a passion for the business industry and allows you to learn key skills in areas such as marketing communications, human resources management, strategic planning and more.

3. Why should I choose Vigil International College for the course BSB30120 to receive a Certificate III in Business?
Choosing Vigil International College for a Certificate III in Business BSB30120 is an excellent way for you to learn about the many ways businesses operate. When you enrol in this course, you'll get a chance to explore topics such as marketing, human resource management, accounting, and more. You'll also be able to complete an internship and gain valuable work experience. For people who are trying to make their dreams of becoming entrepreneurs come true, getting a degree from Vigil International College can help make it happen.

4. What will I study in this course?
Our Certificate III in Business BSB30120 course is designed to give you the skills, knowledge and experience necessary for a range of opportunities in the field of business administration. You will learn how to:
- Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
- Support personal well-being in the workplace
- Participate in sustainable work practices
- Use inclusive work practices
- Assist with maintaining workplace safety
- Engage in workplace communication
- Use business software applications
- Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environment
- Use digital technologies to collaborate in a work environment
- Write simple documents
- Undertake project work
- Articulate, present and debate ideas
- Work as a part of a team

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can you do with a Certificate III in hairdressing?
A Certificate III in hairdressing equips you with the skills, knowledge and confidence required to be a professional hairdresser in today's demanding industry. The course provides you with comprehensive training on hairdressing techniques, including haircutting, hair styling, colouring, and treating. You will also gain practical experience and knowledge of hair and scalp conditions, consultation and customer service skills, and salon operations. All of which are vital for success in the industry.

Obtaining a Certificate III in Hairdressing from Vigil International College will provide you with the credibility needed to build your client base. Clients are more likely to trust a hairdresser who has received professional training, particularly from a reputable institution. You can become an in-house hairdresser at a salon or work freelance. You can also go into business for yourself and start your own salon or work for a company as a stylist, educator or trainer.

Overall, enrolling in a Hairdressing Certificate III is an investment in your future and can help you turn your passion for hairdressing into a successful career.

Can I further my studies after completing a Certificate III in Hairdressing?
Yes, you can further your studies after completing Certificate 3 in hairdressing in Sydney. This certificate is designed to provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to work as a hairdresser in a salon or spa. However, if you wish to take your career to the next level, there are several pathways that you can take. One of the most popular options is to pursue Certificate IV in Hairdressing, which builds on the foundation provided by Certificate III. This Certificate provides a deeper understanding of advanced cutting techniques, colouring, and styling, as well as managing client relationships and supervising staff.

Additionally, you may also choose to specialise in a particular area of hairdressing by undertaking further study or short courses. Some examples of areas you can specialise in include bridal hair styling, hair extensions, men's grooming, and hair and makeup for the film and television industry.

At Vigil International College, our Certificate III in Hairdressing program is designed to give you a strong foundation in all areas of hairdressing. Our experienced trainers provide hands-on training in our state-of-the-art facilities, ensuring that you are job-ready upon completion of the course.

What subjects or topics are covered in the Certificate III Hairdressing curriculum?
The Cert 3 in Hairdressing in Sydney covers a wide range of subjects and topics to equip learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to become successful hairdressers. Some of the key areas covered include cutting, styling, colouring, perming, and chemical hair treatments. Moreover, students are taught about health and safety, customer service, business practices, and merchandising. The course provides comprehensive training that covers all aspects of hairdressing, from the technical skills to the essential business practices needed to succeed in the industry. The course also provides a solid foundation for further study and career advancement, allowing graduates to explore a variety of exciting career opportunities in the field of hair and beauty.

What are the entry requirements for the Certificate III Hairdressing program?
The entry requirements for the Certificate III in Hairdressing program at Vigil International College include being at least 18 years old, having basic computer skills, holding a current student visa, and having sound language, literacy, and numeracy skills. The program teaches students the skills and techniques required for the job of a professional hairdresser, such as cutting, styling, colouring, perming, and chemical hair treatments. By mastering these essential topics, students can feel confident when meeting clients and performing their services.

The hairdressing short courses in Sydney can be beneficial in acquiring the skills needed to excel in the field within a constrained timeframe. If you have a passion for hair and beauty and want to turn your creativity into a successful career, the Certificate III in Hairdressing program from Vigil International College is the perfect place to start.

Course Duration:

This course is designed to be completed over 78 weeks (including 18 weeks of holidays).

Expected Study Hours: Learners are expected to undertake 16 hours of training a week in classroom and 4 hours of online training activities, additional self-directed learning hours are required for students to study learning materials and prepare for assessments and training activities.

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:

  1. Written Questions
  2. Case Studies
  3. Presentations
  4. Reports
  5. 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 6.0 with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent.
    • TOEFL IBT, Pearson Test of English, Cambridge English Advanced with scores equivalent to IELTS 6.0 and no less than 5.5 in each band.
    • The English test must have been taken within two years before the application is made.

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* 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: $18,900
  • Offshore Students: $22,900

Other Fees:

  • Enrolment Fee: $300
  • Material Fee: $2,250

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
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Students Enquire directly with Vigil or Contact their Education Agent.
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Enrolment Form
Students complete the online enrolment form directly or through their Education Agent.
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Vigil provides Students or their Agent the Student Agreement, Letter of Offer and Pre-Enrolment Assessment Form.
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Student Acceptance
Students pay 50% fees and return all signed documents back to Vigil either directly or through their Agent.
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Confirmation of Enrolment
Vigil issues Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE).
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Student Visa & Arrangements
Students should then Finalise their Student Visa Conditions (with DOHA) and make travel / accommodation arrangements.
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Student Arrival & Orientation
Students arrive in Sydney and attend International Student Orientation at Vigil.
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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.

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