Certificate IV in Hairdressing

Course Outline: -SHB40216

Provider

LAF College of Vocational Education
RTO 22267

Delivery Mode

Students will have a face to face learning commitment of 17 hours and 3 hours self-study per week.

Course Duration

Total duration:  26 weeks/6.5 months
Holiday breaks:  2 weeks
Nominal hours: 520

Course Structure and Units

The SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing requires the completion of 11 units which are made up of 2 core units and 9 elective units.

Core
SHBHTLS001 Provide technical leadership to hairdressing teams 45
SHBHTLS002 Research and utilise hairdressing trends to advance creative work 55
Elective
SHBHCLS006 Solve complex colour problems 55
SHBHCLS007 Enhance hair designs using creative colouring and lightening techniques 65
SHBHCUT008 Design and perform creative haircuts 45
SHBHDES005 Select and apply hair extensions 45
SHBHDES006 Design and style long hair creatively 50
BSBMKG413 Promote products and services 40
BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness 60
SHBHDES002 Braid hair 30
SHBHTLS003 Work as a session stylist 30

Entry Requirements

The minimum requirement for this qualification is either the completion of the SIH30111 Certificate III in Hairdressing or if no previous qualification has been completed the student must be able to demonstrate vocational experience in the hairdressing industry.  Vocational experience must include 2 of the following 3 hairdressing skills:  operating a commercial salon, providing cutting, styling and chemical client use the vices and establishment of a clientele base.

Course Outcomes

This course is suitable for a person who wants to learn the skills of a hairdressing and provide a range of complex hairdressing services including technical leadership, advancing creative work, hair extensions, creative colouring and lightening techniques, solving complex hair problems, creative haircuts and hair extensions.  This includes knowledge of communication, promotion of products and coordinating work teams.

Training Arrangements

The program is delivered at LAF’s College of Vocational Education training centre and includes practical workshops in a fully hairdressing salon.  The training consists of a combination of trainer-led theory and practical activities.  Students will also have the opportunity to provide hairdressing services to clients.

Classes/Online Components

Classes will start at 9.00 am and complete at 4.00 pm.
Classes will be for 2 and half days and 3 hours self-study per week

Additional Support

LAF has policies that include reasonable adjustment and access and equity principles.
Reasonable adjustment at LAF is designed to ensure that a student is not presented with unnecessary barriers to demonstrating achievement in the program of study.  Reasonable adjustments may include the use of additional educational support, and alternative methods of assessment such as oral assessment.
LAF also offers students the opportunity to participate in small group bi-lingual (Vietnamese) classes in various aspects of hairdressing services.
Students with disabilities are encouraged to enroll in this course and will be appropriately supported.

Assessment Arrangements

Assessment will include the following;
•    Observation of practical activities
•    Written and oral questions

Skills Recognition

Students may apply for recognition of existing qualifications or skills, knowledge and experience (credit transfer or recognition of prior learning) as per LAF College skills recognition policies and procedures.
Contact the Campus Manager to discuss skills recognition program.
Campus Manager
Phone:  (03) 9311 1586(03) 9311 1586

Education Pathways

Students who complete this course may wish to further their study by enrolling into SIB50210 Diploma of Salon Management or SIH70111 Vocational Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership.

Costs

Funded students:

Tuition fees:  $150.00
Materials fees:  $300.00 for a Hairdressing kit or a student can purchase their own equipment.  LAF College of Vocational Education will provide students with a list of equipment to purchase.

Fee for service students:

Tuition fees:  $3,640
Materials fees:  $300.00 for a Hairdressing kit or a student can purchase their own equipment.  LAF College of Vocational Education will provide students with a list of equipment to purchase.
No administration fee.

How to Enrol/Apply

This course is available by direct entry by speaking to the Campus Manager at the College’s Head Office.

Student Orientation

This course is available by direct entry by speaking to the Campus Manager at the College’s Head Office.
Students will participate in an orientation program which will go for 1 day starting at 8am and finishing at 4pm.  This orientation program is compulsory for all students.

Contact Details

LAF College of Vocational Education
Head office:  15 Sun Crescent, Sunshine, Victoria 3020
Hairdressing department:  Hampshire Road Campus, 270 Hampshire Road, Sunshine, Victoria 3020
Campus Manager
Phone:  (03) 9311 1586
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