Beauty and Hairdressing

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Join one of the largest employment sectors with a nationally recognised qualification in beauty or hairdressing.

Career opportunities


If you’re passionate about making others feel and look their best, a career in beauty can be incredibly rewarding. You can learn how to apply manicures and pedicures, massage treatments, skin and body treatments, and cosmetics to work as a beauty therapist in a salon, cosmetic assistant in a retail store or day spa, nail technologist or salon manager.


Have you got a flair for hair? When you study with us, you’ll learn from our industry experienced educators who’ll train you in the skills needed to cut, shave, colour, chemically reform and style a client’s hair. Your qualification and skills will make you job-ready for employment as a hairdresser, salon assistant, salon owner or manager.

Specialist Courses

We offer a range of specialist short courses in Beauty and Hairdressing. You’ll gain expert insight, extend on already developed skills or learn about the beauty and hairdressing industries.

How to find a course

So you’ve worked out what career areas or careers interest you and it’s time to see what courses are available?

To find courses in your area of interest, enter your keywords into the course search function on the right hand side of the page. For more detailed searches, use the ‘Advanced search option’.

Not sure which course to choose?

If you need help deciding which course or course level to choose, you can speak with one of our Customer Service Centre staff on 1300 766 123 or take advantage of our free career counselling service. Our experienced staff can help you decide which courses will help you reach your goals.


Applying and Enrolling

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course types and study modes

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