Certificate III in Barbering


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

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a barber in any industry environment, usually a barber shop or salon.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Possible job titles include:

  • Barber
  • Hairdresser – men’s specialty

Course structure

To successfully complete this qualification, you must complete a total of 26 units of competency, including:

  • 21 core units
  • 5 elective units from the list below.

Units of competency suitable for students to complete will vary depending on the chosen method of course completion and the suitability of the units based on individual student circumstances.

To find out more about this qualification and the options of elective units, please contact Australian Training Plus and speak with a Training Specialist.

Course Code:

Certificate III

Delivery mode:

Course Fees:
New apprenticeships commencing from 1 July 2019 are fully subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart and Skilled.