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A career in hairdressing or barbering can take you anywhere!

Our hairdressing and barbering department is home to some of the country’s best industry educators and training facilities. As a Pivot Point accredited school, we’re using the latest educational resources at the forefront of industry change and development to bring you some of the country's leading hairdressing courses.

Each year we work with hundreds of apprentices and salons around Victoria. The Studio, our custom-designed salon, provides a solid grounding and hands-on experience if you choose to study on-campus. You also have the opportunity to undertake a work placement in professional salons and gain extra industry experience across:

  • Photographic shoots
  • Session styling
  • Fashion parades
  • On location for films and events
  • Industry excursions
  • Competitions


Alongside our professional qualifications we also run a range of short course programs, and host guest artists to share their expertise. We also have affiliations with top products such as Krylolan, Kester Black, Bodyography, Dermalogica, Guinot, Skinstitut, Matrix, Goldwell, Eleven and Excellent Edges.

Our hairdressing and barbering courses are also run as an apprenticeship, see more information on becoming an apprentice, or looking to take on an apprentice.

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SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Apply now for our Certificate II in Salon Assistant course to learn the skills you need to work in a hairdressing salon.

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SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering

Apply now for our Certificate III in Barbering to learn specialist skills in men’s cutting and clipping and maintaining facial hair.

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SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

Apply now for our Certificate III in Hairdressing. Learn the hands-on skills and the knowledge to work within the hairdressing industry

Student story

Charlotte Launder, Apprentice of the Year nominee
Course: Certificate III in Hairdressing

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