This hairdressing apprenticeship will provide you with all the skills and knowledge to become a qualified hairdresser including sales, consultation skills, technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients.

We deliver quality adult education using the world renowned Pivot Point resources and techniques.

Once completed, will be able to use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of your own work.

National Code SHB30416
Study Areas Hairdressing
Study Level Apprenticeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

PT: 2 - 3 years, (approx)

Course Type Apprenticeship
Campuses Box Hill, Workplace

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Apprentice Gov. Subsidised $990.00
Apprentice Concession $198.00
Full Tuition Fee $5,115.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $300.00
Retain Course Items*** $814.35

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

February, April, May, July and September

Part time: 2 - 3 years (approximately)

Box Hill, Workplace

To enrol in the part-time off-job apprenticeship course, you must be employed within the hairdressing industry as an apprentice, and have an apprenticeship agreement with the Victorian Apprenticeship and Traineeship Register.

After successful completion you may wish to apply for entry into the Certificate IV in Hairdressing or Diploma of Salon Management.

Direct entry (with an active Delta)


This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

After successful completion you may wish to apply for a range of employment opportunities including:

  • hairdresser in a salon
  • bridal hairdresser
  • photographic & catwalk and editorial work

Completion of 28 (including 21 core and 7 electives).


Communicate as part of a salon team


Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices


Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas


Provide shampoo and basin services


Provide head, neck and shoulder massages for relaxation


Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions


Braid hair


Create Finished hair styles


Create classic long hair up-styles


Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment


Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


Design haircut structures


Create one length or solid haircut structures


Create graduated haircut structures


Create layered haircut structures


Create combined haircut structures


Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut Structures


Cut hair using over-comb techniques


Research and use hairdressing industry information *


Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments


Colour and lighten hair


Neutralise unwanted colours and tones


Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments


Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments


Develop and expand a client base


Conduct salon financial transactions


Provide salon services to clients


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Last updated: April 18, 2019 04:53pm