Hairstyling Diploma

Hairstyling offers the opportunity for a lifetime career in one of our largest and most respected industries. The course is offered on a full-time basis for a period of 12 months. The course consists of 1500 hours of training at the Academy. After graduating from the course, the student is required to complete 2000 hours of on-the-job apprenticeship training before writing the Certificate of Qualification examination to become a licensed Hairstylist.

Students will be exposed to the most relevant and modern aspects of Hair Styling. Students will be given the knowledge required to undertake a career in Hair Styling and start their own business in the Hair Styling field. Students will also learn the importance of professional ethics and work with L’Oreal Professional Color Treatments, Matrix and Rusk products.

Health and Safety

Upon successful completion of the reportable subject, the apprentice will be able to demonstrate safe working practices in the workplace and be able to perform sanitization procedures according to related health legislation.

  • Management Accounting
  • Hair colour Specialist
  • Select and demonstrate use of personal protective clothing and equipment
  • Describe related health and safety legislation
  • Identify locations of Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • Perform consultation with client
  • Protect the client while reclining client into the shampoo basin
  • Recognize an emergency situation
  • Ensure safety and protection of client’s eyes, ears and skin
  • Demonstrate the preparation and procedures to sanitize tools, implements and equipment.
  • List and describe the methods of decontamination and infection control that are used.