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Course Number: SIH30111-01V02
This is where you begin your journey in the creative art of hair colour and design. Doing your training at NC TAFE is your best choice to develop your skills and knowledge on this colourful journey of hair design, and our Certificate III Hairdressing qualification is tailored for apprentice hairdressers working as part of a team in a hairdressing environment. Discover where your career can take you, with a passion for hair fashion work, as a platform stylist, design for stage, television and film, or events. You will develop competencies in communicating in the workplace, consulting with clients, selling products and services, and designing and applying a broad range of technical hairdressing services. This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.We also offer this course to non-trade students at a Fee for Service Price.People considering enrolment in hair and beauty courses need to be aware that skills development will require students to practise on each other and that industry dress codes will apply. This will necessarily involve touch but will always be practised and applied in accordance with industry codes of practice and ethics. Work PlacementYou are required to be employed in a hairdressing salon to complete the course work. You will have the opportunity to work on real clients in our well equipped simulated salons.
Offered on 7 campuses
School students who want to undertake a school-based apprenticeship must have completed Year 10.Although there are no formal educational requirements for this course, small business units have been contextualised for the hairdressing/beauty industries.Literacy and NumeracyNorth Coast TAFE wants you to know that while this qualification has no formal entry requirements, we do want you to succeed, so we are providing information about the skills and knowledge that would help you complete this qualification. You do need to have, or be able to attain, a level of literacy and numeracy that will help you complete your course and ultimately to work in your chosen field. Students who complete this qualification level will have developed a range of technical and communication skills that will enable them to complete mostly routine tasks and interpret and act on information available to them. They will provide solutions to predictable and sometimes unpredictable problems and in a work setting may take some responsibility for the work of others.North Coast TAFE can provide support for reading, writing, maths and English Language. If you would like to know more about our support options please contact us.
hairdresser, salon supervisor, salon owner or manager.
A TAFE NSW Certificate IV or Diploma could give you up 6 to 12 months advanced standing in a university degree and some Advanced Diplomas offer even more credit.
Choosing a TAFE to University Pathway at North Coast TAFE is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
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Working with one of our RPL assessors we’ll review your life and work experiences as well as any previous study you may have done to confirm just what we can match up with your current course of study.
Note: Some short, licensing or compliance courses, eg Food Safety for Supervisors or First Aid are not granted RPL as demonstrated competency is required by regulatory authorities.
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