Obtain your apprenticeship in barbering

Get started in the creative and dynamic field of barbering and be inspired by inspirational educators.

When you have successfully completed your apprenticeship in 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.

This apprenticeship program enables you to earn while studying Certificate III in Barbering. Chisholm use state-of-the-art resources both on campus, off campus and online. Our salons emulate a simulated salon environment which makes the learning journey more enjoyable and practical to salon life. At Chisholm all our teachers are fully qualified barbers.

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.
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.

Tuesday or Wednesday 9am - 4pm at Berwick
Monday or Tuesday 9am - 4pm at Frankston.

Please note: The information on the page is for apprentices only.  We do offer this course for non-apprentices.  View this course.


Course code
Delivery location
Berwick, Frankston
Not available for International students
Part Time, 2.5 years.
Start dates
30 Jan, 4 Mar, 15 Apr, 3 Jun, 15 Jul, 26 Aug, 7 Oct

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.