Certificate IV

National Code: SHB40216

Course information

About the course

Course Number: SHB40216-01V01

Are you ready to take your hairdressing abilities to new levels? Our Certificate IV in Hairdressing is your opportunity to enhance and expand your skill set. You will learn advanced techniques in the areas of hair extensions, chemical reformation and trichology, fashion hairstyling, wig creation and maintenance, volumising hair and many other valuable, high-level skills.

Looking to advance to a management role or to take on staff in your own business? This course will also develop your skills in leadership, allowing you to provide technical leadership to hairdressing teams. Advancing your skills through this course may also open up a wider range of opportunities such as providing hairdressing services in the fashion, entertainment or photography industries.

Studying the Certificate IV in Hairdressing through North Coast TAFE ensures you will be learning from professionals who have strong industry networks and who are currently working in the industry. This means they stay up-to-date with industry trends and incorporate this knowledge in their teachings. You will also enjoy listening to guest speakers such as hairdressers specialising in some of the latest trends.

Work Placement
All students will have the opportunity to work on real clients in our well equipped simulated salons, but current employment in a hairdressing salon is highly recommended.

Course study options

Offered on 4 campuses

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  • Get credit for previous study and life experience

Other student services offered with this course

Counselling and career services
Disability support services
Libraries and information services


North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.

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