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Studying VCAL or VCE at Box Hill Institute is a proven successful pathway to apprenticeships, further study and employment, which gives you access to all the great facilities, teachers and extensive student support that we have to offer.

We offer hundreds of courses across a range of industries with qualifications starting from entry level and certificate, through to advanced diploma and degrees.

Our small class sizes, qualified teachers, practical learning, modern facilities and industry placement, ensures you gain the skills and knowledge demanded by employers.

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Hair Salon

The Hair Salon offers a variety of hair services such as haircuts and colour. Students who perform these services are assessed on their professionalism, level of service and the overall final result of your treatment or service.

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How we’re responding to Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

As we closely monitor the situation around coronavirus (COVID-19), you can view our FAQs to learn more about how Box Hill Institute is responding to any updates from relevant authorities. 
You can view our FAQs below for all general information, health advice questions and class information for students.

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Where does the Certificate II in Salon Assistant take you?

A Certificate II in Salon Assistant is designed to equip you with the basic skills and knowledge used in hairdressing salons. The course is intended to prepare you for further studies and training within the hairdressing industry.

How long does it take to become a qualified hairdresser?

To become a qualified hairdresser, it can anywhere from 1-3 years.

What qualification do you need to become a hairdresser?

Certificate III in Hairdressing is the minimum requirement to be recognised as a qualified hairdresser in Australia.

What is a Certificate III in Hairdressing?

A Certificate III in Hairdressing is a course designed to prepare you for a career as a hairdresser. You will develop a range of skills including sales, consultation and technique.

How long does it take to get a barber certificate?

The Certificate III in Barbering is completed in 30 weeks full time. Or 1-2 years as an apprentice.

Do you need a certificate to be a barber?

A Certificate III in Barbering is require to be recognised as a qualified Barber in Australia.

How long does a barber apprenticeship take?

The Certificate III in Barbering Apprenticeship is completed in 1-2 years.