Want to be a hairdresser or barber?

Know you want to be a hairdresser and know you need a kick ass education?

Want to get your barbering qual and want dedicated barbering resources?

If you’re considering a career in hairdressing or barbering, you know that the training you get will be an important factor in your future success. Students all over the world choose a Pivot Point education because they want: 

  • A second-to-none foundation in the fundamental skills of their craft 
  • An internationally recognised education 
  • Access to a global network of industry professionals 
  • Relevant and current education resources 
  • A digital library of resources that allows them to learn anywhere, on any device 
Access Hairdressing: Fundamentals and Barbering: Fundamentals at the following schools around Australia 
bendigo tafe

Do you love helping people to look and feel their best? Our hair and beauty courses will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to build a successful career in hairdressing, barbering or the beauty industry.

We offer hairdressing courses covering design, fade techniques, cutting, colouring, barbering, chemical curling and hair analysis. Or, beauty courses covering advanced facial treatments, massage, manicures, pedicures, make-up, waxing  and more. There’s an avenue into the growing industry wherever your passion lies.

With a purpose-built hair and beauty salon, the facility provides hairdressing apprentices and beauty students with access to the latest equipment and a fully functioning beauty salon with an existing client base.

box hill institute

Box Hill Institute operates in 10 countries and is registered to deliver professional education across the secondary, vocational education and training (VET) and higher education sectors. You can study certificates, diplomas, degrees and postgraduate courses, and your qualifications will be recognised in Australia and overseas.

Our full time hairdressing course will help you establish your career as a hairdresser. Develop a range of well developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients.

Be the hairdresser you want to be. With our full time course, you’ll gain the essential practical skills to create ladies and men’s modern hair designs using the world renowned Pivot Point training resources and the expert teaching team.


Get started in the creative and dynamic field of hairdressing and be inspired by our qualified industry experts 

When you have completed the Certificate III in Hairdressing, you will have the confidence and ability to fulfil your dreams of working in the industry.  

Your journey will include practical skills such as design, colouring, foiling, men’s and ladies cutting, long hair design and much more. 

Chisholm has a fully functioning salon called MYSA that emulates the salon environment, this makes the learning journey more enjoyable and relatable to practical salon life. Chisholm is a Pivot Point accredited school using the latest educational resources that can be accessed 24/7 throughout your course, with teachers are industry current and Pivot Point trained and accredited.  

the gordon

Our hairdressing department is home to some of the country’s best industry educators and training facilities. As a Pivot Point accredited school, we’re using the latest educational resources at the forefront of industry change and development in order to bring you some of the country’s leading hairdressing courses.

Each year we work with hundreds of apprentices and salons around Victoria. The Studio, our custom designed salon, provides a solid grounding and hands-on experience if you choose to study on-campus.

Our hairdressing course is also run as an apprenticeship. For more information on becoming an apprentice click here.

go tafe

Largest vocational education provider in Northern Victoria, Highly experienced trainers, modern first class Hairdressing and Barber training facilities.

federation university

Set yourself up for a career creating and styling, surrounded by people in our modern program. Earn while you learn by studying our certificate and completing your apprenticeship alongside it, or you can treat our program as an authentic alternative to an apprenticeship. Whichever option you choose, you’ll be mentored by masters of the craft in real salon environments.

You’ll learn the tricks of the trade including the latest trends to turn you into a stand-out hairdresser. We’ll make you business-minded too so you’re confident consulting with clients and working as part of a team. Plus, focus on your favourite areas by choosing from our electives like working with hair extensions, planning services for special events and designing beards and moustaches.

kangan institute

At Kangan Institute, we bring together the latest in industry education and hair and beauty trends with some of the world’s finest professional salon brands to give our students a complete learning experience in hair and beauty courses. Our training salon floor and faculty of experienced teachers provide a real work learning environment. What sets our graduates apart are the well-rounded skills they learn during their hair and beauty training. From the hottest hair and beauty trends and techniques, to exceptional service, visual merchandising, customer service and barista skills, our focus is on making students work-ready.

melbourne polytechnic

Melbourne Polytechnic offers a different way to learn. We have been delivering vocational training since 1912 and we’re one of the largest providers in Victoria.

Design your own specialised skill set and build towards a successful hairdressing career with the Certificate III in Hairdressing (Non-Apprenticeship stream). With an expected 31,000 job openings across the hairdressing industry in the next five years, it’s a great time to pick up the scissors.

Enter into exciting trade with ever-growing career opportunities with the Certificate III in Barbering. Australia’s barbershop renaissance has grown into a multi-million dollar industry, with existing hairdressing salons are looking to hire barbers to expand their market. Skilled barbers with innovative knowledge in hair and beauty techniques are sought after in the world of professional barbering.

tafe gippsland

Cut your way in the hair and beauty industry with a course at TAFE Gippsland. If you’re passionate about the industry, a TAFE course can help you develop your skills to take your career to the next level. As a highly respected training institute in Gippsland, you’ll be trained by industry recognised professionals in well-equipped, conveniently located training facilities. Explore our different offerings and kick start your life as a hairdresser, beautician or makeup artist.

For more information on our enrolment process, or for further information on the courses we offer, visit our website or call us on 1300 133 717.

victoria university polytechnic

VU Polytechnic is Victoria University’s vocational education provider. We offer programs that link closely with industry needs, skills and jobs. 

As a hair, beauty and wellness student at VU Polytechnic, you’ll get real-life work experience at our student-run salon, Moss at VU, based at our City King campus. This salon provides the ideal training environment, where you can practice your skills while providing a wide range of services to the public. 

Our multi-award winning blended learning model replaces paper with user-friendly e-learning. This means you can study anytime, anywhere while staying connected. You can refine your skills in practical face-to-face workshops, hands-on learning and work placements.  

VU Polytechnic hair, beauty and make-up students have won several awards at the annual Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Association (HBIA) Apprentice, Student and Educator Awards.  

wodonga tafe

Wodonga TAFE is more than just a place where people come to study or work. It is a thriving community that facilitates positive and productive interactions between students, staff, industry, and the community, to share knowledge, support one another, and work together to ensure the future prosperity of this part of Australia.

Learn all the foundations of hairdressing from the ground up by developing your trade skills in a hands-on practical environment. Designed for apprentices who are already employed, or non-apprentices looking for a head-start in the industry, you will gain all the skills and expertise required in becoming a fully qualified hairdresser.

murray ace

Murray Adult & Community Education (Murray ACE) is a community owned not for profit learning centre providing relevant courses for the regional community. Our courses are intended principally for adults, including general, vocational, basic and community education, and recreation, leisure and personal enrichment programs.

Murray ACE prides itself on

  • Providing a compassionate learning environment to all people
  • Providing quality programs that meet the changing needs of the community
  • Embracing the spirit of partnership with other providers and interest groups

Train with fully qualified, industry experienced staff in our ‘’MACE on Gray’’ salon.

the hair and beauty academy

The Hair and Beauty Academy (HBA) is a registered training college passionate about providing an extensive, practical and interesting learning environment to students studying for a hairdressing or barbering qualification through an apprenticeship or in College training. HBA takes pride in delivering a high standard of quality education, whilst also focusing on the professional development of individuals. We provide a ‘hands-on’ approach to learning, with all students completing considerable practical assessments in addition to their theory learning. Our Academy is situated in the heart of Penrith CBD and we deliver to apprentices throughout the Sydney area. All day parking is nearby or we are just a short walk from the station. Our scope of courses include SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant, SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing, SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering as well as Beauty and Nail Technology courses. 

canberra institute of technology

Get the hairdressing skills you need to be a cut above the rest.

A CIT hairdressing qualification will open the door to a vibrant and dynamic industry. You can learn as you earn with an apprenticeship or undertake a higher level qualification to suit your career goals.

If you have a flair for hair, the world is your oyster; you could open your own business, work on some of the industry’s biggest events and travel the globe doing what you love to do.

Gain a strong knowledge of hairdressing techniques, salon management and customer service skills – as well as real world experience in CIT’s own commercial hair salon – and start an exciting career today!


At Barbery The Craft of a Barber Academy, we are proud of our world class educators, small class sizes and our unbeatable training environment. 

The Barbery Academy offers you a state of the art, live salon environment. Our live Barber Shop provides a real-life working environment where the skills and knowledge you develop throughout your training will be performed with all the relevant equipment and resources at hand and under the supervision of our professional trainers. 

parlour hair academy

PARLOUR HAIR ACADEMY — is Adelaide’s leading boutique hairdressing academy. Offering a range of tailored courses for you to choose from – from beginners considering hairdressing as a career through to advanced stylists – we have a course that suits your needs. Parlour Hair Academy is a nationally recognised, fully-accredited training provider. Our commitment is to inspire passion and create a renewed excitement for the next generation of the hairdressing industry.

australian trade training college

Our hairdressing courses will prepare you to perform the full range of salon services.

Training includes consultation and advice, hair and scalp treatments, haircutting, hair design, colour and lightening for both male and female clients.

In our purpose-built training salon you will have contact with real clients using the latest tools and products of the industry.

The Hairdressing and Beauty Services industry has expanded over the past five years. Employment opportunities across the hairdressing industry in Australia growing, with hairdressers making up over 58% of the related Hair and Beauty Services industry.

A skills shortage across Australia means there will be up to 50,000 new hairdressing positions available over the next five years, with employers looking for qualified workers with good customer service, teamwork and technical skills.


sunshine coast academy hairdressing

The Sunshine Coast Academy of Hairdressing provides an Academy Classroom learning environment. Each student also gets given a salon placement (work experience) where the student can demonstrate their knowledge, and fulfil their practical industry-based skills. The college monitors the training in the salons to ensure that the student practices their skills to ensure no skills gap.

The owner of the Academy, Angela Wilson, has over 32 years experience in the hair industry. Originally from London, Angela lived in Sydney, NSW for 13 years and is still operating as a top stylist on The Sunshine Coast. Angela has also been an educator for over 20 years, she was an educator at TAFE and Pivot-Point before moving on to develop her own academy.

Whatever you are looking for, whether techniques, beauty or tafe courses, if it is a Beauty Therapy & Hairdressing Schools product or service then Classique Hair Training Academy are the people to speak to. We service a wide area from our main premises at Mandurah, WA.

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