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Hairdressing courses

If you are interested in basic hairstyling or artistic colouring, we have a range of hairdressing courses that are a cut above the rest.

Our courses are often focused on the delivery of apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, skills recognition and other programs tailored to industry needs.

Gain skills to take you further you can study our short courses or TAFE certificates.


Many of our graduates gain employment in the following industries:

  • hairdressing
  • make-up
  • modelling.


Our hairdressing courses are provided by Victoria Polytechnic.

Short courses 4 courses

Learn the urban barbering techniques of clipper fading to join the growing barbering industry. This hands-on workshop will advance your clipper work.

Duration: 1000 hours
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
Duration: 3 weeks

Develop the specialised knowledge and skills to apply eyelash extensions in a professional and hygienic manner.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 2 courses

Duration: 3 years
Become a qualified barber and learn the full range of barbering skills and hairdressing techniques when you study the Certificate III in Barbering.
Duration: 3 years
Fulfil your dream of working in the hairdressing industry with a Certificate III in Hairdressing at Victoria University Polytechnic.

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