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Here are some of the most frequently asked questions – maybe yours is here too.

How long has The Academy been training hairdressers?

Since 1932

How old do I have to be to be able to start the course?

We enrol students from 15 years of age and there is no age limit.

What year do I need to complete at school?

There is no requirement. Most students have year 9 or 10 but if you haven’t reached that standard, you can still enrol.

Do I have to come for an interview or can I enrol online?

We like to see you and give you a tour of the Academy to make sure the course is exactly what you expect.

When can I start?

New students start every day, so you can start as soon as you’re able to.

Can I park my car?

When you come for an interview you can park your car at the front of the Academy, its meter parking. Also if you join an evening course, the parking is free after 6:30pm. Day students use the car parks nearby.

How long is the course?

That depends on the number of days or nights that you come.

Can I train at night?

Hairdressing courses can be done at night.

I started a course before but didn’t finish.

You may be able to complete it at The Academy.

I wish to transfer colleges. What do I do?

Contact Cheryle on (03) 9329 9544.

Do I need to know hairdressing/beauty before I start?

Not at all, we will teach you everything you need to know.

I did hairdressing/beauty training overseas. How can I be qualified in Australia?

You can have a “Recognition of Prior Learning” assessment to see if your skills are equivalent to Australia’s requirements.

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