This qualification will provide the practical skills and knowledge to cut hair using clippers or scissors, to shampoo, condition and rinse hair and dry and style hair using brushes, combs, rollers and other equipment.
Learn skills to operate a cash register and computer, perform reception duties such as answering telephone calls, making appointments, and write up client record cards.
Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course
To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.
If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.
Complete the Certificate III in Hairdressing and be a cut above the rest.
This apprenticeship will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to cut hair using clippers or scissors, to shampoo, condition and rinse hair and dry and style hair using brushes, combs, rollers and other equipment. You will also learn skills to operate a cash register and computer, perform reception duties such as answering telephone calls, making appointments as well as writing up client record cards.
A creative career that's a cut above the rest
When you successfully complete the Certificate III in Hairdressing you will have the practical skills and knowledge to work in a salon as a qualified hairdresser. You will also learn skills to operate a cash register and computer, perform reception duties such as answering telephone calls, making appointments, and write up client record cards.
The Certificate III in Hairdressing is an apprenticeship; please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.
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.
When you complete the Certificate III in Hairdressing you will be a cut above the rest as a hairdresser.
You will have the opportunity to apply your skills in our Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics.
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When you complete this course, you will be ready for a career in hairdressing. You will have the skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. This qualification reflects the role of hairdressers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.
Choose a private training provider that delivers this course
This course is available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are also funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider's website for further information about the course and how to enrol.
Choosing Taylorweir to be your “off the job” training provider ensures that you are taught with the most up to date training methods that are both current and creative.
This progressive program, developed from the need for a technically specific and practical curriculum is structured to develop your style, for your career. To ensure that the apprentice and employer’s needs are always met, Taylorweir maintains a collaborative relationship with employers and provides a flexible learning environment.
Off the job training can be delivered one day a week for two years or in blocks of 2 or 4 weeks over a two year period
In WA, you must be an apprentice to commence and complete this qualification.
When you complete the Certificate III in Hairdressing you will be set for a creative career that will make you a cut above the rest as a hairdresser. This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to complete your apprenticeship course to work as a qualified hairdresser. You will use a range of well developed skills such as the following to provide a service to clients and take responsibility of the outcomes of your work:
• Shampoo and basin services
• Colour and lighten hair
• Cut hair using scissors and clippers
• Style and finish hair
• Straighten, relax and volumise hair with chemical treatments
• Safe hygiene and work practices
The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.