Learn the art of hairdressing

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

When you have successfully completed Certificate III in Hairdressing, you will have the confidence and ability to fulfil your dreams of working in the industry. Your journey will include practical skills such as design, colouring, foiling, men's and ladies cutting, long hair design and much more.
Some coursework will be conducted online and will require access to a computer or device with Windows 365 or Microsoft office and reliable internet

Chisholm salons emulate an industry salon environment which makes the learning journey more enjoyable and practical to salon life. Chisholm is a Pivot Point accredited school using the latest educational resources that can be accessed 24/7 throughout your course and with teachers who are fully Pivot Point accredited.

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.

Berwick, Dandenong and Frankston. Four days per week, 9am to 3pm.
Mornington Peninsula. Three days per week 9am to 4:00pm.

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.

The information on the page is for non-apprenticeship students only.  If you are an apprentice or employer of an apprentice, please view Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416) - Apprenticeship information page.

Course code
Delivery location
Berwick, Dandenong, Frankston, Mornington Peninsula
Not available for International students
Full Time, 15 months.
Start dates
30 January (Berwick full), 22 April, 15 July 2024

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.