Certificate III in

Course Costs: $16,000 Study Options: BLENDED ONLINE DELIVERY, START ANY TIME

SHB30416 – Certificate III in Hairdressing

For only $16,000 everything is included in this very competitive price.

Accelerate your career by studying our bespoke hairdressing course which has been designed specifically for makeup artists in the creative industries. With us you will learn the fundamentals of hairdressing under the guidance of our industry experts. We offer a flexible delivery where we will focus on the practical skill development to meet industry standards.

We have structured the ideal hairdressing course to support all makeup artists wanting to extend their creative abilities, gain work in the Film & TV industry and to broaden their freelance opportunities.

Our hairdressing course is highly specialised for the creative industries, we guarantee a maximum of 10 in any class ensuring quality training. Ensuring you develop skills to work not only as a hairdresser but as an artist within productions and onset.

Come along and meet the team at either of our open days or book a private tour.

This course is currently delivered through our sister academy The Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup – AACM. Come along and meet the team at either of our open days or book a personal tour.

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Intake Dates, Blended Online Delivery

Start any time with our blended online delivery option. The flexible mode of delivery maximises practical skill development in an operational beauty salon. Students will attend the campus for practical workshops, which will include demonstrations by industry experts, hands on practical experience and undertaking the assessable practical observations. Students participate in online learning activities for the knowledge learning with the support of a trainer and assessor.

Kit & Course Inclusions

All learning materials and resources will be provided, this includes a uniform and a hairdressing kit for each student. A digital portfolio of images from professional photo shoot, featuring digital images of two creative editorial hairstyles to add to your portfolio of work.

AACM is affiliated with NAK, the leading Australian professional salon hair product range.  You will have access to a range of NAK education resources at no additional cost.

What This Course Covers

The Certificate III in Hairdressing includes 21 core subject areas ensuring all students have the skills and knowledge to operate in a commercial salon with well developed sales, consultation and technical skills. We have carefully selected 7 electives to further broaden skill sets of those wanting to work in the creative industries of Performances, Productions and Film & Television.

Core subjects:
Shampoo and basin services Creative cutting techniques, Create finished hair designs, Design and create haircut structures, Colour and lighten hair, Braid hair, Continuity cuts and colours, Advanced colouring techniques, Classic long hair styling, Script breakdowns and industry relevant knowledge, Mens styling and grooming, Applying hair extensions, On set protocols, continuity and hair department know how, Session styling and hair styling for special events, Lighting and design, Salon services and developing a client base, Salon operations including sustainable practices, WHS, team communications and organisational requirements

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Minimum age requirement of 15 years of age.

Career Opportunities

This Certificate III in Hairdressing  provides a pathway to work as a hairdresser in any industry environment, usually a salon. We have structured our course to align with freelance makeup artists wanting to expand their skills and knowledge with a qualification optimising employability outcomes specifically in the Performances, Productions, Editorial and Film & Television industry.

  • Celebrity hairdresser
  • Hairdresser in a commercial salon
  • Self employed hairdresser
  • Freelance stylist in the Performance, Film & Television industry
  • Hairstyle artist
  • Session stylist
  • Special events artist
  • Pathway to wig making
  • Salon manager/ owner

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BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services
SHBHCLS002 Colour and lighten hair
SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures
SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures
SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments
SHBHCLS004 Neutralise unwanted colours and tones
SHBHCLS005 Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments
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
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
SHBHDES002 Braid hair
SHBHDES005 Select and apply hair extensions
SHBHIND004 Participate in session styling teams


There are currently no electives available.


Please note that Bellevue Beauty has the right to change or alter course hours and subject units without notice.

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