Certificate III in Barbering

SHB30516 – Certificate III in Barbering

  • Course Duration:  Full-Time – 9 – 12 Months
    or Apprentice Pathway (36 Months)
  • Course Delivery : Blended delivery
    (Including online and face to face)
    Delivered two days a week

You will receive a subscription to online barbering tutorials with access to over 500 videos with step by step instruction, a textbook, mannequin heads, and a Barbering kit. This is all included in your course price so no extra fees. 

Course fees currently $9997.00 (payment plans available)

You need no prior experience, just motivation, and a passion for learning one of the most creative and potentially amazing careers out there.


  • Boot Camp – Introduction workshops (Full-time only)
  • F.I.T – Future industry Training
  • Experienced Barber Buddies – making sure you are successful
  • Industry Links – future opportunities to get you started
  • Master Classes in The Barber Academy Shop

  • Salon Barber
  • Freelance Barber
  • Session Stylist
  • Manufacturer Representative
  • Trainer

  • SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

Ready to get started on your new Barbering career? Enrol today or Book a Chat with one of our Barbering Educational Advisors.

During the course you will complete the following units:

Barbershop Care and Finance

SHBXCCS001 – Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002 – Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND002  – Communicate in the workplace

Barbershop Staff Rules

BSBSUS211 – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBHIND001 –  Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
SHBXWHS001 – Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Carve and Groom 

SHBHCUT010 – Cut haircuts using tracks and carving
SHBHCUT013 – Provide men’s general grooming services

Fade Clipper and Finish 

SHBHCUT005 – Cut hair using over-comb techniques
SHBHCUT007 – Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
SHBHCUT009 – Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques
SHBHDES001 – Dry hair to shape

Advanced Cutting Techniques

SHBHCUT001 – Design haircut structures
SHBHCUT002 – Create one length or solid haircut structures
SHBHCUT003 – Create graduated haircut structures
SHBHCUT004 – Create layered haircut structures

Industry Knowledge and Promotion

SHBXIND001 – Comply with organisational requirements
SHBHIND002 – Research and use hairdressing industry information
SHBHIND003 – Develop and expand a client base

Moustache Shave and Shape

SHBHCUT011 – Design and maintain beards and moustaches
SHBHCUT012 – Shave heads and faces

Shampoo and Scalp
SHBHBAS001 – Provide shampoo and basin services
SHBHTRI001 – Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions

Social Media Secrets 

ICTWEB201 – Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

Stock and Display
SIRRMER001 – Provide visual merchandise displays
SIRRINV001 – Receive and handle retail stock


Ready to get started? Book a Chat with one of our Barbering Trainers.