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Certificate IV in Hairdressing

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  • Objectives
    The Certificate IV in Hairdressing is a post-trade qualification for experienced and qualified hairdressers. It provides training in a variety of specialist areas including hair design, colouring and styling. Workplace training and assessment units are available as electives. Certificate IV in Hairdressing graduates will be specialised professional hairdressers with advanced skills and will be well prepared for roles including salon owner/manager and industry trainer.
  • Entry requirements
    You must complete a Direct Entry Application Form. To apply to study the Certificate IV in Hairdressing you will need to have your Certificate III in Hairdressing or equivalent qualification and industry experience. You will also be expected to have relevant language, literacy, numeracy skills and communication skills to study the course.
  • Academic Title
    Certificate IV in Hairdressing
  • Course description
    Modules / Units of Competency
    There are a number of Modules / Units of Competency that form the Certificate IV in Hairdressing. The Modules / Units of Competency and hours listed below are included in the current Gordon course structure and are subject to change.
    Perform on scalp full head and re-touch bleach services
    Solve complex colour problems
    Design and perform creative haircuts
    Design and apply long hair design finishes
    Work as a salon stylist
    Coordinate work teams
    Maintain store safety
    * 4 units selected from Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
    The Certificate IV in Hairdressing can be completed within six months or on a part-time basis. Individual units are offered throughout the year.

    Selection Criteria
    Certificate IV in Hairdressing applicants will be interviewed and enrolled into appropriate units.

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.
    Gordon Institute Support Services

    The Gordon offers a range of support services to assist prospective students with course, career or fee advice. For enrolled students, the Gordon provides general education support, counselling and careers advisors, disability support services and an Indigenous Education Unit. The Gordon also offers an on-campus Student Residence for students living away from home. If you need assistance in any of these aspects please let a Gordon staff member know so that we can arrange assistance where appropriate.

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