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:
Hairdresser – men’s specialty
Pathways from the qualification On completion of this course, you can continue your journey in agriculture by
progressing through higher qualifications. Some of the qualifications available include:
Certificate IV in Hairdressing
Diploma in Salon Management
26 units must be completed:
21 core units
5 elective units from the list below.
3 units from the listed electives
2 units from the list below, elsewhere in the SHB Training Package,or any other current Training Package or accredited course.
Sample Training Plan:
Below is a sample unit list.
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services
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
SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
SHBHCUT009 Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques
SHBHCUT011 Design and maintain beards and moustaches
SHBHCUT012 Shave heads and faces
SHBHCUT013 Provide men’s general grooming services
SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base
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
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures
SHBHCUT010 Create haircuts using tracks and carving
SHBHIND002 Research and use hairdressing industry information
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services
Upcoming Course Dates
New apprenticeships commencing from 1 July 2019 are fully subsidised by the NSW Government under Smart and Skilled.