Certificate IV in Hairdressing SHB40216
Hair & Beauty
Certificate IV in Hairdressing SHB40216
Qualification Overview
  • Qualification Name: Certificate IV in Hairdressing
  • Qualification Code and Units of Competency: SHB40216
  • Duration: Within four weeks of receiving the required prior learning evidence.
This qualification reflects the responsibilities of adept senior hairdressers who leverage an array of highly refined sales, consultation, and technical proficiencies and expertise to provide a comprehensive spectrum of hairdressing services to clients. These senior hairdressers offer specialized services in various domains, including haircutting, design, coloring, complex color correction, trichology, and chemical reformation. They operate with independence, and at this level, many hairdressers assume roles as technical leaders, imparting training and extending support to their team members.

This qualification opens pathways to work as a senior hairdresser within a salon setting, take on freelance session styling, or serve as a technical advisor in product companies.

As of the current publication date, this qualification does not entail any obligatory occupational licenses, certifications, or specific legislative prerequisites.

Entry Requirements
Entry into this qualification is accessible for individuals who have:

Attained a Certificate III in Hairdressing (or its equivalent); and

Gained a minimum of one year of post-qualification full-time employment experience as a hairdresser within a salon environment, where they have practically applied the skills and knowledge covered in the above (or equivalent) qualification.