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Certificate III in Hairdressing

Government Subsidised Places are currently available.

Certificate III in Hairdressing has been designed as the standard entry level qualification for the hairdressing industry. Once you complete your apprenticeship you are a fully qualified hairdresser. With an internationally recognised qualification, you will have the freedom and flexibility to work as you travel the world!

Where can a career in hairdressing take you? Become a salon stylist – make people look and feel good!

  • Travel the world
  • Work on cruise ships
  • Start your own business
  • Style for photo shoots and fashion parades
  • Compete nationally and internationally in hairdressing competitions


Once completed you will be able to perform a full range of client services including:

  • Client consultation and advice
  • Hair and scalp treatments
  • Hair styling and design
  • Colour and lightening services
  • Haircutting
  • Chemical waving and relaxing services



An equipment list is available upon request.



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:

  • Workshops
  • Written work
  • Group discussions
  • Practical work, both on mannequin heads and with clients
  • Salon experience

Headmasters can customise courses to meet individual requirements.



Assessment within this program includes a range of approaches including:

  • Project work
  • Demonstration of skills on mannequin heads and clients
  • Role plays
  • Written and oral tests
  • Oral presentations
  • Participation in group discussion



Download the Enrolment Information Sessions here



Download the Information for Intending Students here



To enrol for this course as an apprentice, you must be employed by a salon as an apprentice, then sign up with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre. You will be provided with a 10-digit delta number (this number is assigned to you for the duration of your apprenticeship

Enrol with Headmasters and book in your Orientation Day. At Orientation you will receive a Training Plan designed to suit your employer’s needs, pay your course fees and be taken on a tour at Headmasters. You will find out more about the exciting opportunities and the fun begins!

For more information contact 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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