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Certificate III in Barbering Course

Be creative Be in demand Be a barber
Barbering courses are the start to great job opportunities in a growing field with flexibility, flair, and high job satisfaction.

This entry-level qualification in Barbering will teach you the knowledge and skills you need to become a qualified Barber. During your studies, you will work with a range of clients with different needs as you develop your own unique niche through learning the many different techniques and skills of a qualified barber. You’ll also get the chance to unleash your creativity and passion for the barbering trade in our specially built training salons in MaroochydoreToowoomba, CairnsChermside, Southport, and Ipswich.

Your Journey starts here...

The barbering industry is continuing to grow, with more and more barbershops popping up and it is an exciting trade to be involved in!  If you love your job, you’ll never have to work another day in your life. We know that many barbers would agree with this statement and be able to list many reasons why they love their job and how it does not feel like work. Choosing a barbering course presents many opportunities to build a career with perks and rewards that you may not have even considered.

Few trades offer as many opportunities to open your own successful business. There is a range of options in how you can be your own boss with a barber career. Some people opt to rent a chair in a salon and build up their client base, choose to work as a mobile barber or open up their own barbershop, where they can really bring in their passions and personality into their barbershop. Plus, you play a big part in making people look their best. You have the power and skills to give confidence to men by giving them a haircut that suits them and makes them feel great.

There is no lifespan of a barber, once you work hard and continue to master your craft, you can work as long you want. Regardless of the economic situation, men will always need to get their hair cut, so there will always be a need for barbers. With the rise of social media and focus in the media on male grooming, more and more men are willing to invest money in how they look. It’s time to study barbering!

Interested in undertaking this qualification as an apprenticeship?
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Tuition Fees

Demi International offers a variety of payment options and funding depending on your eligibility.

Full Fee-Paying students will pay $9,389; paid via an interest-free payment plan of $159.50/week over 60 weeks or Money3 Loans for as little as $80.97/week.*

All students will be required to pay a (non-refundable) deposit of $1100.00 at enrolment which can be paid by Zip Pay, Afterpay, Credit Card, Eftpos or Cash. This secures a place in the course.

*For eligible students. Ask us about your options.

Course Units


BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBHIND001 Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SIRRINV001 Receive and handle retail stock
SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team


SHBHCUT001 Design haircut structures
SHBHCUT002 Create one length or solid haircut structures
SHBHCUT003 Create graduated haircut structures
SHBHCUT004 Create layered haircut structures
SHBHCUT005 Cut hair using over-comb techniques
SHBHCUT007 Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures
SHBHCUT009 Cut hair using freehand clipper techniques
SHBHCUT010 Create haircuts using tracks and carving


SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBHIND003 Develop and expand a client base
SHBHIND002 Research and use hairdressing industry information


SHBHCUT011 Design and maintain beards and moustaches
SHBHCUT012 Shave heads and faces
SHBHDES001 Dry hair to shape
SHBHCUT013 Provide men’s general grooming services


SHBHBAS001 Provide shampoo and basin services
SHBHTRI001 Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions
SHBHBAS002 Provide head, neck and shoulder massage for relaxation

Career Outcomes

On successful completion of this Certificate 3 in Barbering SHB30516, our students are skilled and job-ready; you will be recognised in the industry as a fully qualified barber.
Pathways: After achieving this qualification, individuals may wish to undertake:

You will also be able to attend barbering workshops and events to continue to keep up with the current trends in the industry.

Are you looking to become a barber? Do you know someone who may make a good barber?

Call us on (07) 5309 6635. We are available weekdays 9am – 5pm (AEST).

Fully functioning Barber Shop for hands on barber training

We have a dedicated barber shop open to the public, so you will be able to practice your skills on real paying clients.

Bottom line, being a barber is a good life. The job offers flexible hours and rewarding work in a creative industry. Few trades offer as many opportunities to open your own successful business. There is a range of options in how you can be your own boss with a barber career. Start with a Certificate III in Barbering SHB30516

If you have a passion for flair and creativity and would love to be a part of a rewarding career, take the step with DI Barbering Academy today!

Graduate Testimonials

Jono Noy

Jono Noy

Absolutely gorgeous team to work with, highly recommended to anyone in the industry. Staff are experienced and easy to talk to.

Meet your Instructors

We value a great education. Our instructors have over 30 years of practice experience working with clients in a variety of fields. Each instructor has many years of experience in the industry and is currently still working as Hairdressers and Barbers. They are qualified trainers and assessors that meet the Australian Government guidelines for trainers.


Chris Trezise

Sunshine Coast Campus

After 17 years of experience in the industry growing my knowledge and skills, I have decided to embrace the challenge of sharing my passion and inspiring the next generation of barbers. It is important to me that my students learn not only how to pass an exam. I want them to learn a strong set of skills they will always use.

Chermside barber trainer

Jeff Jowett

Chermside, Ipswich Trainer

After 39 years in the Barbering industry, Jeff is looking to give back with some of the tips and tricks he’s learnt in that time. 

One of his favourite things about barbering is the friendly banter that happens in the shop environment and there will be plenty of that if you’re in the training room with him.

Ready to


Call us on (07) 5309 6635. We are available weekdays 9am – 5pm (AEST).

Payment Options

Learn now and pay later with flexible payments and loans

At Demi International, we offer a range of payment solutions to make learning affordable and paying easier

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