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Opportunities in Barbering and Hairdressing


Become what you always wanted to be for FREE!

We know it’s been challenging for everyone over the last 18 months … but Box Hill Institute is here to help you recapture your vision and purpose, map a brighter future and move forward!

Earn and learn for a great career ahead

We’d like to help you on your career journey to become qualified as a barber or hairdresser. We’ve partnered with Jobs Victoria to give you the opportunity to earn and learn … all at NO COST to you.

Work as an apprentice and train for a career with one of the following qualifications:

  • Certificate III in Barbering (SHB30516)
  • Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416)

It’s a great opportunity that could lead to a professional career in this rewarding and creative industry.

Be part of the creative Barbering and Hairdressing scene

Summer is on is on its way, everyone will want to look their best for the sunny days and fun events ahead and you can be part of it.

Imagine precise cuts and men’s grooming in a cool barber shop, cutting and styling hair in a chic hair salon, talking to customers about cuts, styles and colours, and working as part of a styling team. This really could be you!

We want you to succeed, so we’re offering help and support all the way

As well as a FREE TAFE course, there’s heaps of other free stuff included for each of the four study areas included in this program. To help you and to make sure you’re prepared for study and work – we’ll be supporting you and backing you all the way.

This offer also includes:

  • A comprehensive job readiness program including a suite of soft skills – to make sure you and your employer are aligned
  • Individual mentoring from day one – to help you with your studies and career ahead
  • Specialist training – you’ll take part in our Master class series
  • Initial skills assessment and offer of Micro credentials to fill any gaps – all badges will be on your student record for life
  • Comprehensive wraparound help and supports from us at every level
  • Earn while you learn – award rates of pay from your employer
  • Workplace toolkit provided for your studies and apprenticeship

Am I eligible for this opportunity?

To take up this offer you need to be in one of the following groups*:

  • Young people under 25
  • Women over 45
  • Long-term unemployed

Don’t delay… apply now!

If this is you … don’t delay! Recruitment for this program is now open and numbers are limited. Multiple enrolment dates are available.

Apply for the study area you are interested in below… it’s that easy!

Box Hill Institute is proud to offer this program in partnership with Jobs Victoria – for Barbering and Hairdressing – to help build and sustain this key industry sector for Victoria.

*Australian Citizens, permanent residents or New Zealand citizens, as well as students who hold a Bridging Visa Class E, Safe Haven Enterprise Visa or a Temporary Protection Visa.  All visas must be current and verified via VEVO.