About the Course
This qualification reflects the role of barbers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of barbering services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a barber in any industry environment, usually a barber shop or salon.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
NSW Skills List
This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled
Available as an apprenticeship
On-campus learning of theoretical content will be supplemented with workplace experiences. Students will have access to workplaces which can provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification. (for apprentices)
It is envisaged that the workplace will be able to provide relevant experiences to support the classroom delivery.
TAFE at School (TVET)
TAFE Western offers many face to face and flexible TVET courses giving you the option of gaining a vocational qualification whilst you are at school. A TVET qualification can count towards your HSC, and 74.8% of TAFE graduates move into employment upon completion of their vocational qualifications. TVET is a great way to gain some practical skills in an adult learning environment, and the skills and experience you learn could also count towards your next qualification.
This course is targeted to people who have access to a combination of school, part time employment and vocational study.
All training will be conducted in the workplace and supported by:
- learning resources provided by TAFE Western
- standard operating procedures and work instructions available in the workplace
- equipment provided in the workplace
Students undertaking employment based learning will have access to TAFE facilities and support including:
- Student HUB, library facilities and Education Support Officers to support research and independent learning activities
- TAFE Counsellors, Aboriginal Community Consultants and Disability Support Services
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Recognition of Prior Learning
TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:
On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus
You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL
Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.
Where can I study?
Starts in February
Enrolment Code: SHB30516-01V01-19ORA-002
How will I study?
This course is for Apprentices commencing in 2019 only. For this campus based course you will undertake your learning and assessment in a classroom at the TAFE campus Orange. This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time. Specific Barbering units are on the job training and TAFE will conduct assessments.
This qualification reflects the role of a barber who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of barbering services to clients.
This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.
When will I study?
Class attendance is Part time
Attendance at TAFE will be Tuesdays for 2 years. Commencing Tuesday 5th February. Class times are 9:00am until 4:30pm each day
Course length: 7 hours per week for 2 Years every TuesdayClasses start at 9:00 AM and end at 4:30 PM
Start Date: 5 February 2019
End Date: 1 December 2020
What will I pay?
Materials fee includes various cutting resources/ Manikin heads
The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.
TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,550.00 per course (GST free).
The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.
Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.
A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.
Who can I talk to?
Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline on 131601.