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Certificate IV in Hairdressing


Program Code: SHB40216 | CRICOS Code 096338B

Study Mode: Classroom Based | Salon Training


Are you ready to take that next step In your Hairdressing career? You’ve mastered the basics and now you are looking for a new challenge?

Ready to manage a team, open a salon or try the freedom of being Freelance?

During this qualification you will gain all advanced knowledge and technical skills necessary to succeed at this level.

Course Overview

Certificate IV in Hairdressing is designed for qualified hairdressers who wish to develop complex technical skills and knowledge. This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as technical advisers or independently as freelance session stylists.

Skills Covered

Candidates will be competent to provide specialist services including;

  • Complex colour service
  • Long hair design
  • Protein straightening
  • Chemical reformation
  • Creative haircuts
  • Hair extensions
  • Creative hair colouring & lightening techniques

Course Structure



Assessment methods may include:

  • Written and oral assessment
  • Project/Assignment
  • Demonstration/ Observation
  • Scenarios/ Roleplay
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Workplace case studies


Units of competency


The Certificate IV requires 11 units of competency:

Unit Unit Description
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation
SHBHREF003 Straighten and relax hair with protein treatments
SHBHTLS001 Provide technical leadership to hairdressing teams
SHBHTLS002 Research and utilise hairdressing trends to advance creative work
SHBHCLS006 Solve complex colour problems
SHBHCLS007 Enhance hair designs using creative colouring and lightening techniques
SHBHCUT008 Design and perform creative haircuts
SHBHDES005 Select and apply hair extensions
SHBHDES006 Design and style long hair creatively
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
SHBHTLS003 Work as a Session stylist


Graduates from the Certificate IV will have the following opportunities;

  • Qualified Senior Hairdresser
  • Salon Owner/ Executive Manager
  • Technical Adviser
  • Colour Specialist
  • Freelance session Stylist


Total Course Fee $6,600.00

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