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,
    Both Day and Night Time Classes available. 

You will receive a subscription to online barbering tutorials with access to over 500 videos with step by step instruction, a textbook, 2 mannequin heads and a Barbering kit which means no hidden costs. 

Course fees currently $9985.00 (payment plans available)

You need no prior experience, just motivated, 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 Elysian Training Salon

  • 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 Staff Rules
BSBSUS201 – Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBHIND001 –  Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
SHBXIND002  – Communicate in the workplace
SHBXWHS001 – Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Fundamental Cutting Techniques
SHBHCUT002 – Create one length or solid haircut structures
SHBHCUT003 – Create graduated haircut structures
SHBHCUT004 – Create layered haircut structures

Advanced Cutting Techniques
SHBHCUT005 – Cut hair using over-comb techniques
SHBHCUT007 – Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures

Customer Services
SHBHIND003 – Develop and expand a client base
SHBXCCS001 – Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002 – Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND001 – Comply with organisational requirements

Creative cutting techniques
SHBHCUT009 – Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques
SHBHCUT010 – Cut haircuts using tracks and carving

Wash and go
SHBHBAS001 – Provide shampoo and basin services
SHBHTRI001 – Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
SHBHCUT001 – Design haircut structures
SHBHDES001 – Dry hair to shape

Gentlemens Grooming
SHBHCUT011 – Design and maintain beards and moustaches
SHBHCUT012 – Shave heads and faces
SHBHCUT013 – Provide men’s general grooming services

General Units 
SIRRMER001 – Provide visual merchandise displays
SHBHBAS002 – Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
SHBHIND002 – Research and use hairdressing industry information
SIRRINV001 – Receive and handle retail stock

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