SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing

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Course description

Are you a qualified hairdresser and ready to level-up your cutting and colouring technique? Try the Certificate SHB40216 IV in Hairdressing. This nationally recognised training course is completed over 6 months and introduces the latest hairdressing trends (and techniques) in freehand clipping, chemical reformation, creative colouring and lightening. The course also covers makeup services, product sales, and salon leadership.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


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

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing. 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.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments 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. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

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.

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