SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing is the standard qualification for the hairdressing industry and all course units will be assessed in a workplace environment or in our Salons open to the public.
This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior hairdressers who develop complex technical skills and knowledge working as part of or coordinating a salon team. It includes senior hairdressers who work as technical advisers with a hairdressing products company; or independently as a freelance session stylist.
Functions at this level include the self-directed application of a broad range of knowledge and skills and the provision of technical leadership, training and support to colleagues.
A hairdresser at this level may provide specialist services, including haircutting, hair design, hair colouring, complex colour correction, hair extensions, chemical reformation, and makeup application.
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who have:
achieved a Certificate III in Hairdressing (or equivalent); and at least one year post qualification full time employment experience as a hairdresser in a salon environment where they have applied the skills and knowledge covered in the above (or equivalent) qualification