“Live the Dream……….gain an International qualification in Hairdressing as hairdressing is truly a global job”

Hairdressing is one of the most sought-after skill sets around the world. This is the only internationally recognised Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing currently being offered in Australia. The Academy of Hair & Beauty is the only college in Australia offering City & Guilds international hairdressing & barbering qualifications. We offer the highest quality training in Australia, and our training provides a spring board for your career not just in Australia but anywhere in the world.

What will you learn?

This prestigious City & Guilds International Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing recognises you as a fully qualified women’s hairdresser in over 80 countries world-wide and is issued by City & Guilds (London).

In your core units you will learn how to cut, style and dress women’s hair including hair up styles using techniques such as plaiting, braiding, twists, knots, barrel curls and weaving; creative hair design to create more themed Avant-Garde styles suited to competition and photographic work, as well as colouring and perming.

In your electives you will be able to choose subjects such as bridal hairstyling to create rolls, pleats, knots, twists, curls and other effects, using a range of techniques, hair colour correction, scalp massage, reception and retail skills.

If you already hold an Australian qualification in hairdressing, you will be able to apply to have your existing skills assessed and then undertake training if necessary to achieve this prestigious International Diploma.

Want to travel?

Hairdressing is a great career that can take you many places. You may wish to work on a cruise ship or travel the world…..

Want to work in a salon with creative and experienced hairdressers?

Working in a salon can be very exciting and rewarding! This course covers all aspects of commercial and creative women’s hairdressing. The training is “hands on”, practising with clients in the Academy’s salon, allowing you to study the theory at home.

Want to be self-employed?

You could start or buy your own salon or maybe you would like to be a mobile hairdresser? Being mobile means you can work flexible hours without the investment of setting up or purchasing your own salon.

Want to study barbering as well?

Many of our students study hairdressing and beauty or hairdressing and barbering together to maximise their work opportunities.

Want an internationally recognised qualification?

Upon successful completion of this course students will be awarded a full City & Guilds International Diploma in Women’s Hairdressing which is recognised and respected in over 80 countries worldwide including the cruise ship industry.

Do you already hold an Australian hairdressing qualification?

Talk to us about how you can upskill into an International Diploma in Hairdressing or Barbering.

What Career Opportunities exist?

– Working in a salon
– Managing a salon
– Owning your own salon
– Mobile hairdresser
– Film / TV
– Training your own staff
– Working on cruise liners
– Travelling and working overseas
– Teaching in a Hairdressing College

What Further Education is there?

City & Guilds International Diploma in Hairdressing for Colour Technicians
City & Guilds International Certificate in Barbering
City & Guilds International Diploma in Barbering
City & Guilds International Diploma in Hairdressing for Cutting and Styling Technicians
Certificate III in Hairdressing
Certificate III in Beauty Services
Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
Diploma of Beauty Therapy


Can you give me some course information?

Requirements: No previous qualifications required

Course Length: 6-12 months
Training Times: Hairdressing training is held Monday to Thursday:  9:30am to 3:30pm, and Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings: 5:30pm to 9:00pm. For weekend availability call Cheryle on 9329 9544.

Hours: We will design a personalised training plan to reflect the study time you have available.

Our Graduates

Many of the Academy’s graduates prefer to own their own salons and, as they have gained great salon experience and confidence throughout their training, purchase or open their own salons immediately upon graduating.  It is the desire of most of our graduates to eventually become self-employed. The Academy’s training, which promotes independence very early in the course, provides the best possible foundation to achieve their career goal.

Call Cheryle on 93299544 or email enquiries@thehairacademy.com.au for more information or to enrol