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Certificate III in Hairdressing (Apprenticeship)
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The Certificate III in Hairdressing provides you with comprehensive information on hairdressing practice and theory to compliment the knowledge and skills gained on-the-job throughout your apprenticeship contract with your industry employer. Certificate III in Hairdressing covers haircutting, hair design, colouring, decolourising and lightening, chemical reformation and client and retail services for male and female clients. The course also includes hair analysis, hair structure and growth and hair and scalp disorders and occupational health and safety. Certificate III in Hairdressing graduates will be well prepared to enter the hairdressing and beauty industry as a professional hairdresser, hairdressing technician, session stylist or salon manager or owner.
Entry Requirements:
If you would like to study the Certificate III in Hairdressing you must be currently employed as an apprentice or school-based apprentice under a training contract. You will need to undertake a Pre-training Review to determine your current skills and literacy and numeracy abilities. This Review will form the basis of your Individual Training Plan.
Certificate III in Hairdressing (Apprenticeship)
Course Description:
Modules / Units of Competency
There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate III in Hairdressing (Apprenticeship). The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
Conduct Financial Transactions
Provide Service to Clients
Colour and Lighten Hair
Design and Perform Full and Partial Highlighting Techniques
Perform Colour Correction
Perform Chemical Curling and Volumising Services
Perform Chemical Straightening and Relaxing Services
Prepare Clients for Salon Services
Maintain Tools and Equipment
Maintain and Organise Work Areas
Follow Personal Health and Safety Routines at Work
Design Haircut Structures
Apply One Length/Solid Haircut Structures
Apply Graduated Haircut Structures
Apply Layered Haircut Structures
Apply Over-Comb Techniques
Design and Apply Short to Medium-Length Hair Design Finishes
Apply the Principles of Hairdressing Science
Consult with Clients and Treat Hair and Scalp Conditions
Communicate in the Workplace
Work Effectively in a Retail Environment
Apply Safe Working Practices
Sell Products and Services
Combine Haircut Structures on Women
Combine Haircut Structures for Traditional and Classic Designs on Men
Apply Single, Two and Three Strand Braiding Techniques
Design and Apply Long Hair Design Finishes
Operate Effectively as a Hairdresser in a Salon Work Team
Provide First Aid
The Certificate III in Hairdressing (Apprenticeship) is a part-time three year course. Day release apprentices can expect 6.5 hours (one day) of class attendance each week for 34 weeks per year. Block release apprentices can expect four days per week class attendance for nine weeks a year. Student intakes are ongoing as referred by employers.

Links and options exist between various levels of study. Accredited pathways exist enabling students to move between courses within the Gordon and to other higher education institutions.

Certificate III in Hairdressing (Apprenticeship)

    * Qualified hairdresser
    * Salon supervisor
    * Session stylist
    * Salon owner/manager

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Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience. For further information refer to the RPL brochure that can be found under Downloads & Forms.
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