Accelerate your career by studying our bespoke hairdressing course which has been designed specifically for makeup artists in the creative industries.
With us you will learn the fundamentals of hairdressing under the guidance of our industry experts. We offer a flexible delivery where we will focus on the practical skill development to meet industry standards.
We have structured the ideal hairdressing course to support all makeup artists wanting to extend their creative abilities, gain work in the Film & TV industry and to broaden their freelance opportunities.
Our hairdressing course is highly specialised for the creative industries, we guarantee a maximum of 10 in any class ensuring quality training. Making sure you develop skills to work not only as a hairdresser but as an artist within productions and onset.
|Study Option||Duration||Start Date|
|Part Time, flexible delivery - START ANY TIME||24 months||December 01, 2018||ENROL|
The Certificate III in Hairdressing includes 21 core subject areas ensuring all students have the skills and knowledge to operate in a commercial salon with well developed sales, consultation and technical skills. We have carefully selected 7 electives to further broaden skill sets of those wanting to work in the creative industries of Performances, Productions and Film & Television.
|Shampoo and basin services||Creative cutting techniques||Create finished hair designs|
|Design and create haircut structures||Colour and lighten hair||Braid hair|
|Continuity cuts and colours||Advanced colouring techniques||Classic long hair styling|
|Script breakdowns and industry relevant knowledge||Mens styling and grooming||Applying hair extensions|
|On set protocols, continuity and hair department know how||Session styling and hair styling for special events, lighting and design||Salon services and developing a client base|
|Salon operations including sustainable practices, WHS, team communications and organisational requirements|
All learning materials and resources will be provided, this includes a uniform and a hairdressing kit for each student.
This qualification consists of 28 units of competency. These units have been selected in consultation with industry and in accordance with the Training Package rules of this qualification. For more information about the course recognition please visit training.gov.au
|CORE UNITS - AACM selected prerequisites to be completed first|
|SHBHBAS001||Provide shampoo and basin services|
|SHBHTRI001||Identify and treat hair and scalp conditions|
|SHBHIND001||Maintain and organise tools, equipment and work areas|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|SHBHCLS002||Colour and lighten hair|
|SHBHCUT001||Design haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT002||Create one length or solid haircut structures|
|SHBHCLS003||Provide full and partial head highlighting treatments|
|SHBHCLS004||Neutralise unwanted colours and tones|
|SHBHCLS005||Provide on scalp full head and retouch bleach treatments|
|SHBHCUT003||Create graduated haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT004||Create layered haircut structures|
|SHBHREF002||Straighten and relax hair with chemical treatments|
|SHBHDES003||Create finished hair designs|
|SHBHIND003||Develop and expand a client base|
|SHBXCCS001||Conduct salon financial transactions|
|SHBXCCS002||Provide salon services to clients|
|SHBXIND001||Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|SHBXIND002||Communicate as part of a salon team|
|SHBXWHS001||Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices|
|SHBHCUT006||Create combined haircut structures|
|SHBHCUT007||Create combined traditional and classic men’s haircut structures|
|SHBHDES004||Create classic long hair up-styles|
|SHBHCUT005||Cut hair using over-comb techniques|
|ELECTIVE UNITS - Select four electives from the units listed below|
|SHBHDES005||Select and apply hair extensions|
|SHBHCUT011||Design and maintain beards and moustaches|
|SHBHCUT012||Shave heads and faces|
|SHBXCCS004||Recommend products and services|
|SHBHIND002||Research and use hairdressing industry information|
|SIRRINV001||Receive and handle retail stock|
|SIRRMER001||Produce visual merchandise displays|
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Minimum age requirement of 15 years of age.
This Certificate III in Hairdressing provides a pathway to work as a hairdresser in any industry environment, usually a salon. We have structured our course to align with freelance makeup artists wanting to expand their skills and knowledge with a qualification optimising employability outcomes specifically in the Performances, Productions, Editorial and Film & Television industry.
|- Celebrity hairdresser||- Session stylist|
|- Hairdresser in a commercial salon||- Special events artist|
|- Self employed hairdresser||- Editorial stylist|
|- Freelance stylist in the Performance, Film & Television industry||- Pathway to wig making|
|- Hairstyle artist||- Salon manager/ owner|
The Australian Academy of Australian Makeup continues to support students after their studies are complete. Through the AACM Alumni Network we provide ongoing opportunities for work experience, employment and networking. Our trainers also continue to mentor past students.
The Certificate III in Hairdressing is a nationally recognised qualification, which is issued to students after successful completion of this course. The Australian Academy of Cinemagraphic Makeup is your ticket to an exciting career in the Hairdressing, Performances, Productions, Editorial and Film & Television industry. We want our expert training to be just the beginning of a very exciting career for each and every one of our students.
|Passionate and expert industry current trainers||Study at your own pace and start any time with our flexible mode of delivery|
|Exciting and innovative course, tailored to the Performance, Film & TV industry||600 practical hours at the AACM professional training salon and on set work experience opportunities|
|Strong networking opportunities within the AACM Alumni and industry network||Strong connections into the Hairdressing, Film, TV and Performance industry|
|Flexible delivery that is skills focussed||Creative production and performance based training|
|Small class sizes in a friendly supportive team environment||Professional salon-like facilities|
|Online learning portal to support your off-campus self studies||Professional photo shoot featuring digital images of two creative editorial hairstyles to add to your portfolio of work|
AACM is affiliated with NAK, the leading Australian professional salon hair product range. You will have access to a range of NAK education resources at no additional cost.
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Example for a 24 months part time enrolment:
Weekly: 104 Instalments $140 each
Fortnightly: 52 Instalments $279 each
Monthly: 24 Instalments $604 each
If our Standard Payment Plan options are not suitable for you or you may not be eligible for Study Loans, we may be able to set you up with a personalised payment plan option. After deducting your enrolment deposit from the course fees, you may be able to tailor your repayments flexibly to fit your personal circumstances and affordability. Your may set your own weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayment amount, paying on an extended payment duration. Have in mind, that we won’t be releasing your portfolio, statement of attainment or qualification until your course is paid off.
Weekly, fortnightly and monthly minimum limits apply, please discuss this with us directly. To be able to offer you this flexibility, a additional 10% surcharge of the course fees you want to defer through the Personalised Payment Plan applies. A fair deal, following our vision to make education affordable and worthwhile. Please familiarise yourself with the PPP Terms & Conditions.