There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to Domestic Students:
It is highly recommended that students have basic literacy, numeracy and computer skills or equivalent to Year 10, turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:
- English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
- Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.
Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. International students who are under 18 years of age and are applying for a student visa are required by the Australian Department of Home Affairs to have adequate welfare arrangements in place. TAFE Queensland has entered an agreement with Union Institute of Language (UIL) to facilitate the provision of the welfare services (fees apply).
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
Kit requirements: Students will be responsible for purchasing the items that are required for hairdressing. This includes brushes, scissors, combs, blow dryer, thermal equipment, clippers and razors. These requirements will be discussed in detail on the first day of class and students should not purchase the items prior to study.
Uniform: Students are required to wear a black shirt or top with sleeves, black pants or skirt and enclosed shoes. This uniform is required within the industry and meets workplace health and safety requirements.
Materials: You will need to purchase an A4-sized lever arch folder (Large) plus A4 dividers and reinforcement ring stickers suitable for this folder, as well as a USB and general writing materials such as pens, pencils, erasers and glue.
The Robina campus will be a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) campus for general learning. Students are able to access discounted pricing for device purchases via JB Hi-Fi. TAFE Queensland will have some portable devices available for short term loan and there will also be a limited number of desktop computers located on-site that students will be able to access. For all the details visit the BYOD page on our website.