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The award
Certificate III

How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
AUD 14000 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 14000 per year

All study options

About Hairdressing at Melbourne Polytechnic

A world of colour

You will learn to use a range of sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients such as:



Design skills from short to long hair


Chemical and keratin protein straightening

Manage appointment booking systems

Planning services for special events

Hairshow Competitions/Presentations

You will gain the confidence and skills to use discretion and judgement to provide client services while learning how to coordinate a salon team and sell various products and services.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardCertificate IIIHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study12 months
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 14000 per yearInternational course feesAUD 14000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

As a domestic/local student, you may be eligible for a Victorian Government subsidy. Check with the institution if you want more information about this.

Entry requirements

Melbourne Polytechnic minimum academic level differs depending on the course. Most certificate and diploma level courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 or 12, bachelor degree courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 12, and master degree courses require evidence of completion to studies AQF (Australian) Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent.

If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old, and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.

For more information regarding international entry requirements, please visit:

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