Certificate IV in Hairdressing

Certificate IV   NRT
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Mon 11 Sep 2017
 –   Ultimo
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    Course description and aims

    This qualification reflects the role of skilled senior hairdressers who use a range of highly developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. These senior hairdressers provide specialist services in one or more areas including haircutting, design, colouring and complex colour correction, trichology and chemical reformation. They work independently and many hairdressers at this level provide technical leadership, training and support to team members

    This qualification provides a pathway to work as a senior hairdresser in a salon environment, a freelance session stylist or a technical advisor in product companies.

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

    Course outcomes and careers


    Entry requirements

    Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who have:

    1. achieved a Certificate III in Hairdressing (or equivalent); and

    2. at least one year post-qualification full time employment experience as a hairdresser in a salon environment where they have applied the skills and knowledge covered in the above (or equivalent) qualification.

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    Part Time Evening
    Course start:
    Mon 11 Sep 2017
    Course duration:
    1 Semester
    3 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
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    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Monday 7 August 2017 from 06:00pm at Ultimo College, Marcus Clark Campus (Building W), 827-837 George Street, Level 4, Room 21.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 3 hours of class a week over 12 sessions. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday 6:00pm to 9.00pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, we will contact you with the non-subsidised fee for this course during the application process.


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    The fee shown on this page is a subsidised fee for Australian citizens and permanent residents. A higher course fee will apply if you do not meet this criteria.


    Purchase of a dolls head (approx $120.00) and photo shoot (approx $300.00) will be required to successfully complete this course.


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition


    Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    Other Information:

    Australia's top hairdressers will be involved in three of your sessions in exciting look and learn classes.
    Sessions will be held at Ultimo TAFE, 187 George St, Sydney, Marcus Clark Building (W), Level 4, Room W4.21


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    SHBHDES004Create classic long hair up-styles30
    SHBHCUT006Create combined haircut structures45
    SHBHCUT008Design and perform creative haircuts45
    SHBHDES006Design and style long hair creatively50
    SHBHCLS007Enhance hair designs using creative colouring and lightening techniques65
    BSBMKG413Promote products and services40
    SHBHTLS001Provide technical leadership to hairdressing teams45
    SHBHTLS002Research and use hairdressing trends to advance creative work55
    SHBHCLS006Solve complex colour problems55
    SHBHREF003Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments45
    SHBHTLS003Work as a session stylist30



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