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Stylist Courses

A Stylist provides a range of hairdressing services at a hair salon. You might discuss hair care options with your clients and offer various cut, colour and styling treatments. Stylists might also provide specialist hair services and cater for special events like weddings or school formals.

Stylists should have excellent personal skills and be able to provide good customer service. It’s important that you can communicate well and understand your clients’ needs. Stylists should be up to date with current hair trends and have well developed styling skills. You’ll need to be organised and able to manage your time well.

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Popular Stylist Courses

There are 3 courses available for people who want to become a Stylist.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Stylist earn?

In Australia, a full time Stylist generally earns $1,340 per week ($69,680 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Stylist?

The number of people working in this industry has grown strongly in recent years. There are currently 73,300 people employed in this job role in Australia compared to 57,400 five years ago. Stylists may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Stylist?

A Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership is an ideal qualification if you’re interested in working as a Stylist. You’ll learn about current and future design trends, develop techniques for original hair designs and be able to produce innovative hairdressing concepts for special events.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within hairdressing. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.

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