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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 2 courses

Duration: 9 hours
Learn to use the latest styling techniques to control the fluidity of hair, utilise natural colour or add hair pieces, create fashion effects for overall presentation.
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.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 2 courses

Duration: 3 years
Become a qualified barber and learn the full range of hairdressing techniques and client services.
Duration: 3 years
Fulfil your dream of becoming a hairdresser by completing this entry level qualification for the hairdressing industry.

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