Courses

SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing

CRICOS Course Code: 092171G

In the Certificate IV in Hairdressing course, student are trained to 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. Students are trained to work independently and many hairdressers at this level are able to provide technical leadership, training and support to team members.

At Vibe College, students have opportunity to complete their practical on live client at the college salon. We also encourage and assist our full time students in finding other salons that would allow them to perform practical and gain additional industry exposure.



Domestic Student
Location of Delivery

Woolloongabba Campus


International Student
Location of Delivery

Woolloongabba Campus

Domestic Student: Fee for Service

Course Code Course Name Study Period Full-Time
(Breaks Included)
Study Period Part-Time
(Breaks Included)
SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing 6 Months 12 Months

International Student: Fee for Service

Course Code Course Name Study Period Full-Time
(Breaks Included)
Study Period Part-Time
(Breaks Included)
SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing 28 Weeks N/A

Modules

11 Units must be completed:

  • 2 Core Units
  • 9 Elective Units
    • A minimum of 4 Units must be selected from Group A Hairdressing technical skill electives.
    • The remaining units may be selected from the Group B General elective units or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course; these must be units which are first packaged at AQF level 4 or 5.

Core Units

Code Unit
SHBHTLS001 Provide technical leadership to hairdressing teams
SHBHTLS002 Research and use hairdressing trends to advance creative work

Elective Units

Code Unit
SHBHCLS006 Solve complex colour problems
SHBHCLS007 Enhance hair designs using creative colouring and lightening techniques
SHBHDES005 Select and apply hair extensions
SHBHDES006 Design and style long hair creatively
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBHTLS003 Work as a session stylist
SHBHREF001 Curl and volumise hair with chemical treatments
TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction
TAEDEL402A Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

Above list only includes units selected by Vibe College in delivering. However, there are more units listed within training package for elective units. Vibe College might change the units in agreement with students and related stakeholder to meet the need of learners/changing industry trend.

Domestic Students
Students who enter into this course should have an interest and passion for the industry. In addition, student also nee to meet two mandatory requirements listed below to enter into this course:
  • achieved a Certificate III in Hairdressing (or equivalent); and 
  • 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.

Students who enter into this delivery have an interest and passion for the industry. They have a desire to learn through the practical hands on approach and prior experience through a part time job or similar which will be beneficial. It is however expected that participants are able to display sufficient English Language, Literacy, and Numeracy skills at a Year 12 level or equivalent. Capacity to complete the assessment items within the required timeframes is required.


International Students

International students are required to meet two mandatory requirements similar to domestic student. In addition, international students are also required to meet certain Academic and English language requirement to get accepted in to Vibe College. Please follow link below to review the requirement.

http://vibecollege.edu.au/international.php

Vibe College has a number of options to allow you to select a payment method best suitable to your financial needs.

Course fees can be paid in person, by phone, internet banking, or credit card.

Fee for Service

Option 1 Upfront 100% Payment.

You can pay course fees in full upfront through your own pocket either by direct debit or credit card. A direct debit or direct withdrawal of funds can be arranged and scheduled from your nominated bank account. We accept payments by MasterCard or Visa.

Options 2 Payment Plan

You are required to make first instalment before course commencement and make the remaining payments through convenient instalments weekly, fortnightly, monthly or per semester. Terms and conditions apply.

Options 3 Direct Debit

A direct debit or direct withdrawal of funds can be arranged and scheduled from your nominated bank account.

Options 4 Credit Card

We accept payments by MasterCard or Visa.

Study Outcomes

On completion of your studies you will receive a Certificate IV in Hairdressing, issued by VIBE.


Possible Career Outcomes
  • Senior Salon Stylist
  • Colour Technician
  • Formal & Events Stylist

Pathways Information

After achieving SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing individuals may undertake:

  • SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management
  • SHB80116 Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership.

Note: Vibe College may not offer the courses listed under Pathway Information. Above list is only representation of higher level courses available in your areas of study.

The Certificate IV in Hairdressing includes no mandatory requirement for practical placement. However, we do help our student to get in touch with various employers to complete practical placement. In addition, student also get opportunity to work on live client at college salon.

Vocational placement helps you prepare for the real world with real-life skills. For more information on work placement, including or support services that we are able to offer, please feel free to contact us or talk to your course advisor at Vibe College today.

For enquiries, please call our Career Advisor at 07 2101 3933