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What will I learn?

This qualification reflects the role of hairdressers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. They use discretion and judgment to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a hairdresser in any industry environment, usually a salon.

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

Sample Units of Competencies

Core Units (SHB30416)

  • BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services
  • SHBHCLS002 Colour and lighten hair
  • SHBHCLS003 Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments
  • SHBHCLS004 Neutralise unwanted colours and tones
  • SHBHCLS005 Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments
  • SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures
  • SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures
  • SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures
  • SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures
  • SHBHCUT005 Cut hair using over-comb techniques
  • SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs
  • SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
  • SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base
  • SHBHREF002 Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments
  • SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
  • SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
  • SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
  • SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
  • SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team
  • SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

Elective Units (SHB30416)

  • SHBHCUT006 Create combined haircut structures
  • SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
  • SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles
  • SHBHCUT011 Design and maintain beards and moustaches
  • SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services
  • SHBHREF003 Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments
  • SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock

Which department am I in?

Brisbane School of Hairdressing



Study options

Full Time (97 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$8,577.31 (4,61,146) per year
Tuition Fee: AUD $16,000; Tool Kit: AUD $1,100
Start date

4 July 2022, 26 September 2022


Gold Coast School of Hairdressing

Pivotal Point Towers,

3/2 Nerang Street,



4215, GOLD COAST, Australia

Full Time (97 weeks)

Tuition fees
A$8,577.31 (4,61,146) per year
Tuition Fee: AUD $16,000; Tool Kit: AUD $1,100
Start date

4 July 2022, 26 September 2022


Brisbane School of Hairdressing

Level 3, 90-112 Queen Street,

Queen Adelaide Building (Entrance via Adelaide Street or Burnett Lane),



4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic: Completion of Year 10 or equivalent.

English: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent (if the level of English is insufficient, a suitable course can be organized).

Age: At least 18 years of age.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.