Study Hairdressing

Certificate III in Hairdressing

Hairdressing is a very fun and inspiring profession that provides plenty of personal interaction and creative opportunities. Upon graduating from this course students will become fully qualified hairdressers. At the beginning of this course, students will learn theory associated with hairdressing, however the majority of the course is delivered in a very practical and hands-on approach.

Students will initially practice their cutting and styling techniques on mannequins before they are eventually allowed to cut customers hair. Towards the end of the course, students will be placed in a real working environment in a professional salon and provide haircuts for paying customers.

Students will learn skills essential to work in the industry such as:

  • Hair design
  • Client Consulting
  • Selling Products and Services
  • Hair and scalp treatments
  • Haircutting
  • Colour and Lightening
  • Chemical Reformation
  • Health and Safety Regulations

Certificate lV in hairdressing

This course is for hairdressers who have completed Certificate III and who wish to enhance and extend their training and career options. Advanced skills gained include hair extensions and make-up application. Complex technical skills and knowledge of hairdressing is expanded and you would be employed as a highly skilled hairdresser, technical adviser with a hairdressing products company or independently as a freelance session stylist.

At MCOHB, all students practice on real paying clients in our commercial salon and graduate with the self-confidence and skills to interact and engage with proficiency. You will be job ready to perform and demonstrate the professional skills required for industry.


Diploma of Salon Management

The skills you learn within this qualification will put you closer to studying a business, management or marketing degree. Some of your units may provide credit towards a degree. This course provides you with skills and knowledge to work as a Salon Manager in any type of personal services business including hairdressing or beauty salons, barber shops and spas.

Certificate & Diploma

Course Duration

34 weeks – 1,5 years

Intake Dates

Ongoing intake dates throughout the year 


Melbourne, Gold Coast and Brisbane


From $6,000

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome  

Potential Career Outcome:

  • Professional Hairstylist
  • Salon Manager
  • Stylist
  • Technical Advisor

Common Course Requirements

  • Australia requires an ILETS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Students need to be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Comprehension skills equivalent to Year 10 pass level to successfully complete the Certificate level courses.


Related Courses

 – Barbering

Education Pathways

Note: It is never recommended to undertake study for the sole purpose of trying to gain a visa to Australia.
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The Graduate Visa (Subclass 485) allows recent university or certain vocational graduates to remain in Australia and work after their studies have finished.

Get in Touch

Contact Information

Phone 0755 265 900
Skype: pathwaytoaus


Gold Coast Office
2575 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, QLD, 4215

UK Office
Call us 02039 483 865

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Hairdressing was last modified: September 23rd, 2020 by Nick Yock