About the course

About the course

Your Barbering apprenticeship is important in providing you with all the skills and knowledge to become a qualified Barber including sales, consultation skills, technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of Barbering services to clients.

We deliver quality adult education using the world renowned Pivot Point LAB resources and techniques.

Once completed, will be able to use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of your own work.

Box Hill Institute Hairdressing and Barbering offers you the ideal opportunity to enjoy learning a new skills during isolation.

  • Our  course will help you establish your career as a Barber.
  • Develop a range of well developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients.
  • Be the Barber you want to be.

At Box Hill Institute, Hairdressing and Barbering have all the essential resources to give you the training you need, including high quality online resources accessed through our Moodle Platfrom 'Student Web', Webinars, Forum's etc, along with a dedicated team of specialist teachers ready to give you that individual support and guidance needed to coach you through your training. 

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Course Details


Intake Dates & Course Length

February, April, July and October

Part time: 1-2 years (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)

This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery.

This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.

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Career Outcomes

After successful completion of our barbering course you can apply for employment opportunities as a barber in any industry environment, usually a barber shop or salon

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Entry Requirements


To apply for this course, you must also be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider and have a training contract with an employer. 

We can provide information and support on how to apply for an apprenticeship with an employer listed by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Contact the Skills & Jobs Centre on (03) 8892 1350 or email sajc.elgar@boxhill.edu.au.


To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.


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Pathways & Accreditation

After successful completion you can apply for entry into Certificate III in Hairdressing or Diploma of Salon Management

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

Fees & Finance Options

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

Full FeeApprenticeship ConcessionApprenticeship Gov Subsidised
Tuition Fee$12,730$506$2,530
Service Fee$495$495$495
Core Skills Support Fee$80$80$80
Material Fee$260$260$260
Retain Course Items$1,255$1,255$1,255
Total Course Estimate$14,820$2,596$4,620
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$7,865$1,873$2,865

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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Course Structure

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

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