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Hairdressing Courses

Cut, style, straighten, colour – If you are interested in both the business side and practical techniques of hairdressing then our courses would benefit you.

Melbourne Polytechnic's courses in Hairdressing give you the specialised knowledge and practical experience required to enter the hairdressing profession. Career paths include hairdresser, salon owner or employee, senior stylist or a self-employed professional.

You will develop hands-on experience in these areas:

  • Advanced styling techniques
  • Colouring techniques
  • Maintain and order stock
  • Massage
  • Long hair design finishes
  • Salon management
  • Small team management.

We have our own fully equipped professional Hairdressing Training Studio, with the latest technology at our Preston campus. There’s never been a better time to grow and shape your skills, and develop the career you want.

Certificate III in Hairdressing - Non-Apprenticeship
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Hairdressing will give you the perfect mix of theoretical knowledge and practical skills for an exciting career in hairstyling.

Certificate III in Hairdressing - Apprenticeship
Establish your career in the creative industry of hairstyling and earn while you learn. Our Certificate III in Hairdressing, Apprenticeship stream allows you to build on your interest in current hair styles and fast-track to an exciting career as a fully qualified hairdresser.

Certificate III in Barbering
Start from scratch or build on your current hairdressing skills with the Certificate III in Barbering.

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