This is a preparatory qualification which provides a defined and limited range of basic skills and knowledge used in hairdressing salons by individuals who provide assistance with client services. These routine and repetitive tasks are completed under direct supervision and with guidance from hairdressers who manage the client service.
The combined skills and knowledge do not provide for a job outcome as a hairdresser and this qualification is intended to prepare individuals for further training.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Possible job titles include:
Pathways from the qualification
On completion of this course, you can continue your journey in hairdressing or barbering by progressing through higher qualifications. Some of the qualifications available include:
|Certificate III||Certificate IV||Diplomas|
Certificate III in Barbering
Certificate III in Hairdressing
|Certificate IV in Hairdressing||Diploma in Salon Management|
12 units must be completed:
Sample Training Plan:
Below is a sample unit list.
Upcoming Course Dates
New Entrant Traineeship
New traineeships commencing from 1 January 2020 are fully subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart and Skilled.
For traineeships commenced prior to 1 January 2020, student fees are capped at $1,000 with the remaining qualification price subsidised under NSW Smart and Skilled.
Classroom based courses may be subsidised under NSW Smart and Skilled, contact us for a quote.