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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 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

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

Already hold Certificate III in Hairdressing? Enquire about how you can upgrade in just 12 weeks!

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.

Please note that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements, to continue your learning journey, this program will be delivered remotely where possible.

Participants will be required to engage with learning material online and via video conferencing software rather than attend classes. Refer to our COVID-19 Online Service Standards for details of minimum technical requirements and support available. While it is expected that the course duration will remain unchanged, it may be necessary to extend the completion date if circumstances change. Chisholm will be monitoring the situation closely and inform of any changes if the duration of a course is extended.

If you have any queries on a course delivery please contact our student information centre on 1300 244 746 or

Course code
On campus
Frankston, Berwick
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 40 weeks.
Start dates
19 April (Berwick FULL), 19 April (Frankston FULL) and 12 July (Berwick and Frankston)