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Study hairdressing

Our hairdressing courses will prepare you to perform the full range of client services including consultation and advice, hair and scalp treatments, haircutting, hair design, colour, and lightening for both male and female clients. You’ll have direct contact with real clients and use top quality products in our purpose-built facilities, giving you everything you need to launch your hairdressing career.

The job outlook for hairdressers in Australia is very positive. The industry is experiencing a skills shortage across Australia with many employers finding it difficult to find suitable applicants to fill available positions. There are expected to be up to 50,000 new hairdressing jobs available over the next five years with employers looking for qualified workers with good customer service and teamwork skills.

TAFE Queensland offers a range of courses in hairdressing and salon management. You’ll gain valuable customer service, time management, and teamwork skills and experience the basic realities of life in a salon. By the time you graduate you will have worked with real clients in a real-world setting, making you highly competitive and experienced in the job market.

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Career outcomes
  • Hairdresser
  • Hair stylist
  • Salon manager
 
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Study hairdressing at TAFE Queensland

Stephanie loves being creative and using her imagination. She chose to take up a school-based apprenticeship in hairdressing to get a head start on her career. She's learning the skills she needs to start her career and follow her dream of one day owning her own salon.

 

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Putting his best hair forward

Eighteen-year-old Travis Turner is officially on his way to achieveing his dream of becoming a hairdresser after securing an apprenticeship at Globe Creative in Paddington, Brisbane.


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