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SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering

Unlock your potential in the world of men's grooming with our barbering certificate course. The Masters SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering will have you build your skills and be salon ready in no time! As the barbering industry's trusted training academy, our course draws from years of expertise in the hair industry.

We have been teaching men’s grooming since 1997 and are the go to education provider for the Victorian barbering industry. Our course is built from years of experience in both the hair and barbering industry. We know what the industry needs from new graduates and we know how to help you land your dream job!

The HeadMasters SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering empowers students with the skills to perform a variety of barbering techniques both traditional and mordern, including clipper/scissor over-comb, taper, graduated and layered cutting styles. Upon completing the course, students can confidently perform face and neck shaving, clipper carving/track works, trimming and styling of men's hair, beards and moustaches. 

Our SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering goes beyond technical skills. We emphasise the importance of effective communication with clients, teaching you all the skills needed to speak confidently to your clients to provide more than just a great haircut. 

We teach barbering from a 360 degree perspective. We cover the key soft skills you need to be a successful barber, from communication skills, and client consultations as well as selling products and services.  

Our course will help you understand the importance of building a relationship with your clients. By learning to gain a deeper understanding of your clients needs you will be able to better connect with them. This then allows you to provide a higher quality of service, whilst also building your selling skills and ability to earn a commission. 

delivered by the industry's best educators, The Masters Institute of Creative Education prepares you for your future career through collaborative working environments and real salon experience. 

Industry Facing Skill Set

Our SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering covers essential techniques and skills seen across all barbering courses. Our course consists largely of hands-on practical training with our expert educators. However we enhance this training with videos, visual diagrams and theoretical knowledge to ensure our students know how to take their newly acquired skills and use it in real-world settings. 

The HeadMasters SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering has been designed with industry experts to ensure that training is relevant and shapes our gradutes into desirable barbers who will lead the industry forward. The industry's finest educators deliver HeadMasters' carefully structured courses through collaborative learning environments and real barbershop experience to have you barbershop-ready upon completion.

Core Units Covered

The SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering course involves both theory and practical work, which will develop your skills in barbering services and in working as part of a team. You will receive training in areas such as:

  • Communication Skills
  • Client Consultations
  • Selling Products and Services
  • Designing and applying a range of technical barbering services on client


- Qualified Barber
- Salon Supervisor
- Session Stylist
- Sales Representative for Hair Company

HeadMasters Academy Pty Ltd. Training Provider Number 4639. CRICOS Provider Code 01859G

Course Snapshot

Course Duration:
Fast Track: 1 Year
Apprenticeship: 3 Years
CRICOS Course Code: 094705M

Next intake: Jan, April, July and October
Skills First Funding available

Location: Melbourne

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