Hair and Beauty Courses

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Hair and Beauty Courses

Looking for a new career in the hair and beauty industry? An accredited hair and beauty course is your best place to get started. Choose from a range of qualifications offered by nationally recognised providers that will prepare you with practical skills and knowledge to land that next dream job.

Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within Hair and Beauty Courses. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au

Popular Courses

There are 17 courses available for people who want a career in Hair and Beauty. These are the most popular courses.

SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant

If you’d like to work in at a modern salon or get prepared for a hairdressing apprenticeship try the Certificate II in Salon Assistant (SHB20216). It’s a hands-on qualification (completed over 6-12 months) that will teach you how to greet and prepare clients for their visit to the salon, provide ...

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SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-Up

Become a make-up artist with the Certificate III in Make-Up (SHB30215). This nationally recognised training course will equip you with the skills you need to work with beauticians, hairdressers, photographers, department stores, media organisations, and fashion houses. Over 18 weeks you’ll learn ...

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SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

The Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416) is the minimum qualification for professional hairdressers in Australia. Over 18 months of practical training you will learn how to wash, cut, style, and treat both men’s and women’s hair — as well as work in a contemporary salon. This extensive cour...

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CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media

The Certificate III in Screen and Media (CUA31015) is an exciting qualification that will set you up for a technical career in the media industry. During 6-12 months of hands-on training you will learn how to work effectively in creative arts and gain hands-on skills creating (and editing) video ...

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SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering

Get the skills you need to work at a barber’s shop with the Certificate III in Barbering (SHB30516). It’s a nationally recognised qualification and completed over 12 months at a training centre that enables you to practice your skills. The course is hands-on and covers: shampoo and basin services...

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SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services

A Certificate III in Beauty Services provides students with broad skills and knowledge for success in a range of beauty industry roles. You will gain practical beauty skills including nails, waxing, lash and brows and basic make-up, while also learning about customer service, client consulting an...

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SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology

A Certificate III in Nail Technology SHB30315 is a perfect for students wanting to learn how to work in a nail salon. This is a practical qualification where students gain real work skills. They graduate with a basic understanding of skin and nail anatomy and know how to perform manicures, pedicu...

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SHB40216 Certificate IV in Hairdressing

Are you a qualified hairdresser and ready to level-up your cutting and colouring technique? Try the Certificate SHB40216 IV in Hairdressing. This nationally recognised training course is completed over 6 months and introduces the latest hairdressing trends (and techniques) in freehand clipping, ...

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SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Graduate as a job-ready beautician with the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy (SHB40115). This nationally recognised qualification delivers real skills in spray tanning, manicures and pedicures, eyelashes, waxing and tinting, body massage, make-up, and skin care. The course takes 18 months and is ...

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SHB50216 Diploma of Salon Management

The Diploma of Salon Management (SHB50216) is perfect for hair and beauty salon owners wanting to compliment their creative skills with sound business knowledge and practices. Students begin their studies with 7 core units. They learn how to manage HR and recruitment, build team leadership and sa...

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SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is for students wanting a full-time career in the beauty industry — either owning your own salon or working at health spas, beauty clinics and studios. This course focuses on practical skills which may include reflexology, massage, aromatherapy, waxing, lash and brow...

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52854WA Graduate Diploma of Dermal Science

The Graduate Diploma of Dermal Science (52854WA) is for qualified beauticians or health practitioners who want to bring their knowledge of dermal science to a professional level. The course is completed part-time over 12-36 months (depending on your availability) and is a mix of both theory and p...

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52852WA Graduate Diploma of Cosmetic Nursing and Injectables

If you’re a qualified nurse wanting to specialise in cosmetic medicine, you need the Graduate Diploma of Cosmetic Nursing and Injectables (52852WA). This nationally recognised qualification is suitable for the ‘Cosmetic use of Lasers Licence’ in both Western Australia and Queensland. The course c...

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SHB60118 Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction

The Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction (SHB60118) is for skincare specialists and dermal therapists who want to learn how to use the latest technologies for reducing hair on the face and body. During 7 months of training you will learn how to safely apply non-i...

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10781NAT Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Laser and Light Therapies

Learn to use laser technologies for tattoo removal and skin rejuvenation with the 10781NAT Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Laser and Light Therapies. This nationally recognised diploma is completed over 18 months and will teach you how to analyse a client’s skin and tattoos, design a suitable treatm...

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52850WA Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science

The Advanced Diploma of Cosmetic Dermal Science (52850WA) will qualify you for work as a dermal therapist at cosmetic medical practices and dermal clinics. This nationally recognised qualification is completed over 1-3 years (depending on your availability) and is a blend of online theory and pra...

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SHB80116 Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership

The SHB80116 Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership is for senior stylists who want to develop their own signature designs and style. Over 12 months of study you will be researching global design trends, creating original hair designs, and developing innovative hairdressing conc...

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