Ready to enter into a hairdressing career that's at the cutting-edge?
Become a qualified hairdresser, trained in practical skills to work one-on-on with clients, offering them quality service. You will receive hands-on experience at either our Karratha or Broome based salon where you will get the opportunity to work on real clients using advance equipment and tools. During this course, you will learn how to colour, cut, style, and provide hair treatments, in conjunction with offering customer service in client consultations, selling products and services, and making financial transactions.
Upon completion, students will possess a range of well-developed skills using discretion and judgement while being responsible for their own workload.
Please note: This course is completed as an apprenticeship. Head to our Apprenticeship page for more information.
- Communication skills
- Customer service skills
- Teamwork skills
- Hair styling (shampooing, treatments, colouring and lightening, straightening, bleaching)
- Design haircuts to meet clients’ needs
- Stock Handling
- Making Financial Transactions
- you want to become a fully qualified hairdresser
- you have a passion for staying up to date with new hair trends
- you have great attention to detail
- you have good hand-eye coordination
Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.
In order to study this course at North Regional TAFE, you must meet the following entry requirements:
- To undertake this qualification, an apprenticeship will need to be obtained.
Once obtaining an apprenticeship for this qualification, you will work full time or part time in a salon that offers hairdressing services to the public.
|National ID||Unit title|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|SHBHBAS001||Provide shampoo and basin services|
|SHBHCLS002||Colour and lighten hair|
|SHBHCLS003||Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments|
|SHBHCLS004||Neutralise unwanted colours and tones|
|SHBHCLS005||Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments|
|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|
|SHBHDES003||Create finished hair designs|
|SHBHIND001||Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas|
|SHBHIND003||Develop and expand a client base|
|SHBHREF002||Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments|
|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|
|National ID||Unit title|
|SHBHCUT006||Create combined haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT007||Create combined traditional and classic mens haircut structures|
|SHBHDES004||Create classic long hair up-styles|
|SHBHREF003||Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments|
|SIRRINV001||Receive and handle retail stock|
|SIRRMER001||Produce visual merchandise displays|
Our estimated fees are based on:
- Full time study in 2023
- A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
- For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website
These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.