Certificate IV in Hairdressing

Federation University

This qualification is part of the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package. It reflects the role of skilled senior personnel who use a range of highly developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. These senior personnel provide specialist services in one or more areas including haircutting, design, colouring and complex colour correction, trichology and chemical reformation. They work independently and many at this level provide technical leadership, training and support to team members. It provides a pathway to work as a senior hairdresser in a salon environment, a freelance session stylist or a technical advisor in product companies.

Entry Requirements:

Certificate III in Hairdressing; relevant vocational experience

Structure:

11 units: 2 core; 9 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide technical leadership within the hairdressing context; Research and utilise hairdressing trends to advance creative work. Electives: Solve complex colour problems; Create combined haircut structures; Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments; Develop and apply scalp treatment therapies; Conduct trichological assessments; Work as a session stylist; plus more.

Related Careers:

Hairdresser, Trichologist,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
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Brisbane
Wimmera (Horsham)
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Gippsland (Churchill)
Berwick
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Wendouree (Rural Science)
Mount Helen (Ballarat)

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With a distinguished history dating back to 1870, we are the third-oldest higher education provider in Australia.

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