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VET Hairdressing and Beauty

Hairdressing students at TAFE.

Where will Certificate II in Hairdressing and Certificate II in Retail Make-Up and Skin Care?

Would you love a job where you can be creative, meet new people, make them feel great?  Then a Certificate II in Hairdressing or Certificate II in Retail Make-Up and Skin Care (Beauty) could be perfect for you. These certificates will prepare you for work in a hairdressing and/or beauty environment. Students will become knowledgeable in a range of basic hairdressing/beauty services as well as communicating in the workplace, interacting with clients and assisting senior staff and expanding their knowledge of the hairdressing/beauty industries.  Certificate II in Hairdressing and Certificate II in Retail Make-Up and Skin Care are delivered via a VETiS profile program through South Regional TAFE. Please note as of 2017 students need to select either Hairdressing or Beauty, as they are no longer allowed to complete two certificates at TAFE. Certificates will alternate each year, so students will either complete it in their year 11 or year 12 course.

Common work tasks

  • Preparing clients for senior staff to attend to
  • General housekeeping
  • Welcoming clients
  • Making appointments
  • Washing clients hair

Are you suited?

  • Can you spend most of the day on your feet?
  • Do you have exceptional customer service skills?
  • Do you have an eye for detail?
  • Do you work well in a team?
  • Do you take pride in your personal presentation and hygiene?
  • Are you able to make conversation with a range of people from different age groups?
  • Do you have good oral and written communication skills?
  • Are you able to show initiative?
  • Can you work well under pressure?

If you answer yes to all or most of these questions then a job in Hairdressing and Beauty is for YOU!

Year 11 Subjects 2017

  • Certificate II in Retail Make-Up and Skin Care
  • Workplace Learning
  • General English
  • General Mathematics
  • Option subject
  • Option subject

Year 12 Subjects 2018

  • Certificate II in Hairdressing
  • Workplace Learning
  • General English
  • General Mathematics
  • Option subject
  • Option subject