About the course

About the course

This hairdressing course will provide you with well developed skills in all aspects of hairdressing including sales, consultation and of course a variety of skills in structuring and executing the latest trends in hair styles.  

You'll create contemporary ladies and men's hair designs by using the world renowned Pivot Point training as well as the expansive knowledge of our teaching team. This course also includes the option of a mentorship scheme. A mentorship offers you the opportunity to work in industry, gaining additional confidence in your new found skills, under the guidance of real world salon teams. 

 

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Intake Dates & Course Length


February, July

Full time: 18 months

This program contains 3 phases:

  1. Full time: 2 x 6.5 hour days per week (Monday and Tuesday) over 24 weeks on campus with a 1 hour online tutorial each week, plus additional hands-on workshop opportunities.
  2. Salon mentorship (2022/23) 6 months in a mentoring salon.
  3. Completion of course units and final industry assessment (2023)

For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page

This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.

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Career Outcomes


After successful completion, you will be able to apply for employment within the hairdressing industry

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Entry Requirements


You must:

  • be at least 17 years of age (or be a mature age applicant)
  • have successfully completed Year 10 or equivalent
  • have a basic level of literacy and numeracy skills

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Applying


Direct entry

Pathways & Accreditation


After successful completion you may wish to apply for entry into:

  • Certificate III in Barbering
  • Certificate IV in Hairdressing
  • Diploma in Screen and Media (Specialising in Make-up)

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

Fees & Finance Options


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

In order to successfully complete this course you will be required to purchase a specific set of professional industry products and equipment. Upon enrolment you will receive a 'welcome letter' outlining detailed instructions on how and where to order your student kits (at student prices and through recommended suppliers).  

Kits will be required from the first day of the course.

Government Subsidised StandardFull FeeGovernment Subsidised Concession or Job Trainer
Tuition Fee$4,257$12,672$851
Service Fee$166$166$166
Core Skills Support Fee$83$83$83
Material Fee$420$420$420
Retain Course Items$250$250$250
Total Course Estimate$5,176$13,591$1,770
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$5,116$13,531$1,710

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2021 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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Course Structure


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

This course has 3 phases:

  • Phase 1:  24 of the 28 units will be completed over 24 weeks on campus. This includes online tuition and workshops. There will be approximately 10-12 hours of study at home each week.
  • Phase 2:  a 6 month phase, working in a salon as a casual staff member. This will allow your skills to be applied in real time, and to help build your confidence. The Box Hill Institute team actively assist in securing a mentoring salon for you, and support you throughout this phase.
  • Phase 3: you will be enrolled in the final 4 online units once phase 3 comes close to completion. You will complete these four units and attend campus for a final practical assessment which will be a one day session on campus.
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