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Certificate II in Salon Assistant


Training is conducted in a friendly classroom setting with some of the industry’s finest teachers. To ensure that all learning styles are accommodated, our training includes:

  • Have great communication skills?
  • Present yourself well?
  • Have a creative flair?
  • Want to be a Hairdresser?

If you have answered yes to the above questions then

Headmasters VCAL Program is for you!



Headmasters VCAL program in hairdressing enables students in years 10-12 the opportunity to undertake a senior learning program with a vocational emphasis on hairdressing. The course is undertaken over 1 year and consists of 2 stages.

This qualification provides students with skills to work as salon assistants who are competent in communicating in the workplace, interacting with and providing service to clients and assistance to colleagues. They perform routine functions under supervision as part of a hairdressing team. This course is the pre-apprenticeship qualification for hairdressers including School Based Apprenticeships.



  • On successful completion of the 1 year program students will receive an accredited Certificate II in Hairdressing
  • Gain valuable skills and experience
  • Gain credit towards VCAL/VCE



Students will be assessed as being competent or not yet competent. Assessments will be based on demonstration of skills, written and verbal assignments and tests, practical work, class participation and projects.



On successful completion students have a range of pathways available.

  • Seek a full time apprenticeship in a hairdressing salon
  • School Based New Apprenticeship
  • Study Certificate III in Hairdressing full time



The course is delivered over two semesters of 16 weeks. Students attend one day per week from 9.00am to 4.30pm.



Download the Information for Intending Students here


For more Information contact one of our Course Advisors at Headmasters on (03) 9945 9522 or at [email protected]


Headmasters Academy Pty Ltd
Level 2, 185 Spring Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
Telephone: +61 3 9945 9522
Facsimile: +61 3 9662 2083
Email: [email protected]

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