Study Hairdressing & Beauty Services in Australia

Do you love all things beauty?

Imagine turning your passion into a fruitful and rewarding career. With Academia’s hairdressing and beauty therapy courses, you can!

Academia’s hairdressing courses are the first step towards a creative career in the beauty and personal care industry.

Furthermore, as Academia College is one of Melbourne’s multi-course schools, our students have access to full classroom facilities for theoretical tuition and state of the art PCs for online industry research, project development and general computer skill tuition.

Enjoy financially secure job opportunities and work in this artistic industry both in Australia and internationally!

Course Specialisation


Code: SHB30416

The Certificate III in Hairdressing is the minimum requirement to enter this exciting industry and work as a qualified hairdresser.

Through this course you’ll learn not only the basic technical skills including cutting, colouring, and styling, but also leadership skills, health and safety practices, and communication skills.

You’ll have the confidence and skills to provide hairdressing services in a salon or as a freelance hair stylist.


Code: SHB40216

This course reflects the role of a hairdresser in a more senior role. While haircutting and styling will be your core service, you can also strive for a managerial position, such as team leader.

The Certificate IV in Hairdressing equips you with the skills and confidence to work in a salon within a team, or become a freelance hair stylist.

Following the successful completion of this course, you can enter the Diploma of Salon Management


Code: SHB50216

Combine a passion for hairdressing with the determination to lead! Strike the perfect balance as a manager through the Diploma of Salon Management.

After successfully completing this course, you can enter the industry at a managerial level, running the day-today operations of a salon as well as your team of hairdressers and beauty therapists.


Code: SHB40115

Want a career as a beauty therapist?

This industry is always growing, as new trends evolve and techniques are developed.

Through the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, you will learn the skills and knowledge required to confidently, safely, and effectively perform a range of beauty services.

Salon owners are always on the lookout for qualified, passionate individual leaders to join this industry – so get the right training and qualification with Academia!


Code: SHB50115

Your client is your canvas as you learn techniques in lash and brow treatments, make-up, massage, waxing, and more!

During your Diploma of Beauty Therapy, you will learn the skills and confidence you need to thrive in this industry. Through placement, you’ll discover how to work independently and as part of a salon team.

Job outcomes include beauty therapist or a managerial role such as salon or spa manager.

Where to Study

Academia’s hairdressing and beauty courses are for the creative designer, stylist, television, film, stage, photo fashion, educator, salon owner, company technician, artistic director in you!

Academia’s broad and varied range of courses open up numerous role and career opportunities, including: