Want to be a Hairdresser - the jobactive facts

Want to be a Hairdresser - the jobactive facts

The majority of hairdressers have this qualification - Certificate III/IV is needed to work in this job.

Training is most commonly through an apprenticeship which combines on-the-job training with the qualification.

Key tasks . . .

  • Provide advice on hair care, beauty products and hairstyles
  • Shampoo hair and conditioning scalps
  • Colour, straighten and permanently wave hair with chemical solutions
  • Cut hair with scissors, clippers and razors
  • Style hair into dreadlocks and braids and add hair extensions
  • Shave and trim beards and moustaches
  • Clean work areas and sanitise instruments
  • Arrange appointments and collect payments
  • May clean, colour, cut and style wigs and hairpieces


*Source - http://joboutlook.gov.au

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