This barbering course will ensure you gain the skills of a barber. You will develop a range of skills including sales, consultation skills, technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of barbering services to clients.

You will learn to use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of your own work.




National Code SHB30516
Study Areas Hairdressing
Study Level Apprenticeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

Part time: 2 - 3 years, (approximately)

Course Type Apprenticeship
Campuses Workplace, Box Hill

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Apprentice Gov. Subsidised $750.00
Apprentice Concession $150.00
Full Tuition Fee $4,650.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $325.00
Retain Course Items*** $1360.00


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

February, April, May, July and September

Part time: 2 - 3 years (approximately)

Workplace, Box Hill

You must be employed within the barbering industry as an apprentice, and have an apprenticeship agreement with the Victorian Apprenticeship and Traineeship Register.

After successful completion you may wish to apply for entry into Certificate III in Hairdressing or Diploma of Salon Management at Box Hill Institute.

Direct entry (with an active Delta).

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

After successful completion you may wish to apply for employment opportunities as a barber in any industry environment, usually a barber shop or salon.

Completion of 26 units, including 21 core and 5 elective units.

Last updated: February 22, 2019 12:57pm