Certificate III in Barbering

TAFE Queensland East Coast

This qualification is part of the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package. It 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. It provides a pathway to work as a barber in any industry environment, usually a barber shop or salon.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


26 units: 21 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide shampoo and basin services; Create one length or solid haircut structures; Create combined traditional and classic men's haircut structures; Cut hair using over-comb techniques; Design and maintain beards and moustaches; Shave heads and faces; Provide men's general grooming services; Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions; plus more. Electives: Plan hair services for special events; Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments; Neutralise unwanted colours and tones; Create haircuts using tracks and carving; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02004B

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gympie No info No Full time 1 year
Bundaberg No info No Full time 1 year
Mooloolaba No info No Full time 1 year
TAFE Queensland East Coast is the premier provider of vocational education and training and the largest in the Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay region with seven campuses and over 20,000 enrolments annually.

TAFE Queensland East Coast is the result of an amalgamation between Sunshine Coast TAFE and Wide Bay TAFE. By harnessing the strong reputation each of these Institutes had in their communities for providing exceptional training and education they are able to improve education and training to the region as a collaborative force.

Provider CRICOS: 02004B

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