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SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering

2018

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Overview

Alice Springs, Palmerston

Estimated completion time: 1 year/s

The length of time to complete this qualification will depend on the location, study mode and selected units.
Refer to the relevant course information flyer for further information.

CDU Reference
Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
SALES AND PERSONAL SERVICES
Occupation types
Hairdresser

This qualification 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.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Career opportunities

Occupations relevant to this qualification in industry sectors such as Services Industry, Hairdressing include:

  • Barber

Credit transfers & pathways

Skills recognition

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
RPL is the acknowledgement of a person's skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience, which may be used to grant status or credit in a subject regardless of how and where they were attained, including overseas.
This can include skills from:

  • Previous study excluding courses at another VET/TAFE institution, but including courses at school or college, through adult education classes or training programs at work;
  • Work experience (including both work that is paid and unpaid); and/or
  • Life experience (for example leisure pursuits or voluntary work).

RPL is a form of assessment. It is used to determine whether a person has acquired, through formal or informal learning, the skills and experience consistent with the stated competency standards that comprise a qualification. RPL is not time referenced, so there are no parameters on how or when the skills are acquired. However, the skills that have been acquired through life experience etc., must be current and must match the elements and performance criteria contained in the individual unit.

Students seeking RPL need to indicate this on their enrolment form at the time of enrolment.

For further information please refer to the Applicant's Guide to the Recognition of Prior Learning or contact VET RPL Enquiries on 1800 238 838 or email vet.rpl.enquiries@cdu.edu.au.

Credit Transfer
Charles Darwin University as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.
In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for Exemption Form available from any campus, centre, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from the web.

Your completed Application for Exemption form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to the University either in person or by mail. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline

 

Pathways from the qualification

SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing

Entry requirements

For CDU entry requirements, refer to the relevant course information flyer or contact the VET team.

Course fees

Based on course nominal hours of 800 hours, approximate 2018 course fees will be:
VET Tuition Fees: $2,400.00
Domestic Full Fees: $13,600.00
Fee for Service: as per fee for service agreement

The following Fees are applicable to this course:

Domestic Students

Domestic full fees

This course is a full fee paying course. VET full fees will apply to all new and continuing domestic students enrolling in this course.
2018: Information about fees for non-subsidised VET courses is available 2018 VET Fees.pdf
2019: Information about fees for non-subsidised VET courses will be published early in December 2018.

VET tuition fees

This course is subsidised by the NT Government. VET Tuition Fees for 2018 are charged at $3.00 per nominal hour for subsidised training.
2018: Information about 2018 VET Tuition fees for eligible NT residents is available in the VET Student Guide, VET Fees online or 2018 VET Fees.pdf.
2019: Information about 2019 VET Tuition fees will be published early in December 2018.
 

  • This is a current, nationally accredited qualification from the SHB Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training Package.

  • VET for Secondary Students (VSS)

    Select VSS for more detail about this program.

    Employability skills

    Employability Skills are embedded in the training and assessment of national training package qualifications. Information on the Employability Skills relevant to your qualification can be obtained by visiting this website and keying in the national code for the qualification: training.gov.au

    Location and study mode

    Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

    Locations: Alice Springs, Palmerston

    Study Mode: Internal
    Some components of this qualification may be available in other modes of delivery and not all modes are available at all locations.

    Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Contact details

Hair, Beauty and Retail
Location: Palmerston Campus
Phone: 08 8946 7520
Fax: 08 8946 7944
Email: VET.hair_beauty_retail@cdu.edu.au

Course structure

To achieve a Certificate III in Barbering a total of TWENTY SIX (26) units of competency must be completed comprising TWENTY ONE (21) Core and FIVE (5) Elective units as detailed in the packaging rules and listed below.

The total Nominal Hours for the sequence listed below is 800.
 

Code Module/Unit of Competency
Hours
CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
20
SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services
40
SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures
20
SHBHCUT002* Create one length or solid haircut structures
30
SHBHCUT003* Create graduated haircut structures
35
SHBHCUT004* Create layered haircut structures
35
SHBHCUT005* Cut hair using over-comb techniques
35
SHBHCUT007* Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
45
SHBHCUT009* Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques
25
SHBHCUT011 Design and maintain beards and moustaches
20
SHBHCUT012 Shave heads and faces
25
SHBHCUT013 Provide men’s general grooming services
25
SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape
40
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
20
SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base
35
SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
25
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
25
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients 35
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 45
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team 30
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices 40
  Total nominal hours for core units
650
ELECTIVE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
20
SHBHCUT006* Create combined haircut structures
45
SHBHCUT010 Create haircuts using tracks and carving
30
SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services
20
SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays
35
  Total nominal hours for elective units
150
  Total nominal hours for the qualification
800

 NOTE: Units marked with an asterisk (*) require completion of the following pre-requisite unit(s):

Pre-requisites The pre-requisite unit to be completed prior to the units below
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
SHBHCUT009 Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques

SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures

SHBCUT006 Create combined haircut structures
SHBCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures

SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures SHBCUT006 Create combined haircut structures
SHBCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures SHBCUT006 Create combined haircut structures
SHBCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
SHBHCUT005 Cut hair using over-comb techniques SHBCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures

 

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