Obtain your apprenticeship in hairdressing

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

When you have completed the Certificate III in Hairdressing, you will have the confidence and ability to provide a variety of hairdressing services to your clients. Your journey will include practical skills such as design, colouring, foiling, men's and ladies cutting, long hair design and much more.

This apprenticeship program enables you to earn while studying Certificate III in Hairdressing. Chisholm is a fully accredited Pivot Point school allowing us to 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. Chisholm hairdressing teachers are fully Pivot Point accredited.

Berwick, Dandenong and Frankston: One day per week (Mon, Tues or Wed) 9am - 4.15pm
Mornington Peninsula: Monday and Wednesday 9am - 4.30pm
Workplace: We can customise a plan to come to you in your workplace.

The information on the page is for apprenticeship students only.  If you are not an apprentice please view our course page Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416) - Non-apprenticeship.

Please note: In addition to the quoted course material fee (GST inc), students will need to purchases professional scissors. Chisholm stocks a beginner’s scissor set (Excellent Edges Kit: scissor 5½ inch, thinner 6 inch, razor) for $200. Students may choose to purchase this kit, or seek their own supplier of scissors.
Course code
On campus
Dandenong, Frankston, Berwick, Mornington Peninsula, In your workplace
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Part Time, 26 months.
Start dates
2018 dates: 8 Oct and 12 Nov. 2019 dates: Weeks commencing 4 Feb, 18 Mar, 29 Apr, 3 Jun, 15 Jul, 26 Aug, 7 Oct and 11 Nov.