SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering

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Course Overview

Get the skills you need to work at a barber’s shop with the Certificate III in Barbering (SHB30516). It’s a nationally recognised qualification and completed over 12 months at a training centre that enables you to practice your skills. The course is hands-on and covers: shampoo and basin services, haircut design and technique, shaving heads and faces as well as merchandising and cash transactions. Enquire now for a list of study units and enrolment opportunities.


Nationally recognised training

Average duration

12 months


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Hairdresser$1,025 weekly pay
Barber$1,025 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Salon Manager$1,340 weekly pay
Stylist$1,340 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Government Funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in. There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Benefits of Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment Options

Course providers may offer flexible payment options for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront.

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These course providers offer the SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering:

TMG College Australia
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Demi International
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