Become a Certified Hair Stylist

Transform into a highly paid certified Hair Stylist and explore the path to opening your very own hair styling business in just a few short weeks! Our professional Hair Styling Course in Melbourne caters perfectly to beginners and intermediates aspiring to excel as a certified Hair Stylist specialising in bridal and special event hair styling for clients. Our one-of-a-kind course is designed to quickly excel beginners into incredibly skilled hair stylists, just like our students below. Starting as beginners, they quickly evolved into highly sought-after and highly paid Hair Stylists, running their own businesses in Melbourne, all within just a few short weeks. Check out videos of their work below* 

Past Students - Now PRO Stylists

The Academy of Hair and Makeup is Melbourne's highest-rated 5-star Academy for hair and makeup courses on Google, proudly achieving this title in just three years—click here see what our reviews have to say! 

Our professional hair styling course was meticulously designed to teach beginners and intermediates the details of hairstyling in just a few short weeks. Paired with our comprehensive beauty business course (details below), our all-in-one training equips you with the expertise, confidence, and industry knowledge to launch your successful and high-paying hair styling business right away. 

Our students achieve success very quickly, thanks to our uniquely personalised hands-on approach, ensuring everything they learn is up-to-date and relevant, while also allowing each individual student more one-on-one time with our teachers. 

Mentored by our highly-experienced educators, our support extends beyond the classroom to lifelong guidance and mentorship through our exclusive Graduate Programs (details below). Upon completing our course, students receive their certification so that they can start working in the industry right away and are also invited back to collaborate and work alongside us within the industry as part of our team.


Hair Styling Course Dates, Times and Location

We run our courses seven days a week, including weekdays and weekends, from 11 am to 5pm in Hawthron East (10 mins from Melbourne CBD).

Opt for our 10-week course, where you select your preferred day of the week, attending class once a week, or choose our express option, attending class twice a week for 5 weeks. Both options are designed to make it super easy to fit into any busy schedule, and will have you certified as a highly paid Stylist in no time. 


Please note, we can only accomodate a limited number of students per class. As our courses sell out, the dates will become unavailable.
Professional Hair Styling Course 
Face to Face in Hawthorn East
From $1950 AUD

Payment Options

Option 1 
Pay via our payment plan option: Pay a deposit of $300 upon enrolment, followed by 50% of your course balance on your first day of class and the outstanding balance half way through your course. Our payment plan option is interest free.
Option 2 
Pay the full amount upfront upon enrolment
Enrolment Policy: To confirm and reserve a seat in our classroom, a deposit is required. We can only accommodate a limited number of students per class, and your deposit is used to reserves your seat, preventing others from taking your spot in our classroom. For this reason, we do not issue refunds or transfer deposits to alternative courses or dates, regardless of a student's attendance or non attendance. In the event of a missed class, we allow students to make up for up to 2 missed classes by booking with another group, free of charge, within 1 year from the missed class date. Complete terms and conditions are available upon checkout.
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What we cover

Our course specialises in Bridal and special event professional hair styling for long hair. 

Our students finish their course with an impressive repertoire of up to 40 professional hair styles in great detail, giving them the confidence to recreate any hair style on any client as soon as they graduate.

We are constantly updating our curriculum to ensure our students are always learning the latest and most popular styles that client's always request as well as teaching with the latest industry techniques and products available. 
  • Hair Theory: Understanding different hair types and how to work with them. Hair prepping.
  • Hollywood Blow Wave 
  • Curls (GHD & Curling Wand) 
  • Modern & Traditional Hair Ups 
  • Bridal Hair Ups 
  • Hair Accessories 
  • Braids & Twists 
  • Hair Padding 
  • Hair Extension Application 
  • Vintage Waves 
  • French Rolls 
  • Modern Messy Buns 
  • Chignon Buns and so much more!

Tools and Equipment

Picture yourself confidently walking into any hair store, and knowing exactly how to select the perfect products and tools for your hair styling kit. That's precisely the type of education we deliver. We do this by supplying all the necessary hair styling products and tools in our classroom, enabling students to use them while learning all about them. We want our students to have a complete education, and requiring students to buy a kit or including one in their tuition fee just to complete our course doesn't make sense. It restricts their learning to a single brand of hair products and tools. Completing a course tied solely to one kit might leave you uncertain about working with other brands. That is why we take on this expense for our students, expanding their learning and saving them money from purchasing an expensive kit on top of their tuition fee. 

Simply put, we provide everything needed in class, the only items we ask students to bring are a long hair mannequin head, a curling wand, and a hair dryer. They can either bring these items from home or purchase them from our professional range. Upon enrollment, we'll provide all the details regarding these items.

Job Outcomes

Upon finishing this course, students obtain certification as a Professional Hair Stylist, ready to launch their businesses specialising in Bridal and Special Event hair styling. Graduates can also explore diverse career options such as working in retail stores, salons, television, photography, and fashion shows.

Our Graduate Programs

After completing your course, our guidance and support continue beyond graduation. While our Graduate Programs are optional, all our students have the opportunity to be part of and apply for both: 

Graduate Program 1: Join our Work Experience team 
We collaborate with various fashion houses, photographers, and production agencies to provide valuable work experience opportunities. This hands-on experience within the industry helps our graduates establish industry networks and build their portfolios. This program is available to everyone who completes their course. Recent collaborations include Forever New Clothing - Global Runway, Melbourne Fashion Festival, the Australian Academy of Modelling and more. 

Graduate Program 2: Be Part of our PRO Team - paid work!
Imagine the chance to work as a paid Artist right after graduation. Every few months, we host a recruitment day where graduates can apply for our PRO Team— who are known as Melbourne's leading mobile Hair and Makeup Artists! Graduates can apply as many times as they wish, and if successful, we will organise high paying jobs for them with our clients all across Melbourne.

Get Exclusive Access To Our Beauty Business Course

Enrol in any of our courses and unlock exclusive access to our Beauty Business course—a specialised course that is meticulously designed to guide you in becoming a high-earning Hair Stylist in your independent business. Tailored specifically for the beauty industry, this comprehensive course provides step-by-step guidance, offering all the essential knowledge required to launch your high paying beauty business from the ground up.
Stop your search for ‘makeup courses melbourne’ today, you've found it with Melbourne's Academy of Hair and Makeup. Get the required knowledge to get you started as a high earning certified Makeup Artist, along with professional training and a life time of guidance and support from our experienced mentors.