Learn the art of barbering

Get started in the creative and dynamic field of barbering and be inspired by our qualified industry experts.

When you have successfully completed Certificate III in Barbering, you will have the confidence and ability to provide a variety of barbering services to your clients. Your journey will include all of the traditional barbering skills including classic haircuts, scissor and clipper over comb techniques, beard sculpting, fading, men’s grooming, and everything you need to begin your exciting career in this creative industry.

Chisholm use Pivot Point resources and our salons emulate an industry salon environment which makes the learning journey more enjoyable and practical to salon life. All our teachers are fully qualified barbers.

Some coursework will be conducted online and will require access to a computer or device with Windows 365 or Microsoft office and reliable internet.

Students are responsible for sourcing their own practice and assessment models. Teachers can provide guidance on how to create social media posts and the information on available platforms.

Full Time
Berwick: Three days per week (Mon, Tues, Wed) 9am - 4pm
Frankston: Three days per week (Mon, Tues, Thurs) 9am – 4pm

Part Time
Berwick: Two days per week (Thurs, Fri) 9am - 4pm

This is a practical qualification with a lot of hands-on assessment that students need to complete to pass. All skills assessments are required to be carried out on paying members of the public.

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Please note: The information on the page is for non-apprenticeship students only.  If you are an apprentice or employer of an apprentice, we do offer this course for apprentices.  View this course.

Course code
Delivery location
Berwick, Frankston
Not available for International students
Full Time, 1 year. Part Time, 18 months.
Start dates
30 January (Berwick full), 22 April, 15 July

Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.