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Hair & Beauty

Help people look and feel their best with a rewarding career in Hair & Beauty.

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Make the world a more stylish place

Bring your passion to work every day as a Hairdresser, Barber, or Beauty Therapist. Our courses will teach you the practical skills you'll need day-to-day in the workforce, as well as the strong communication skills you'll need to put your clients at ease and help them feel like their best selves. You'll learn the latest products, techniques, and trends, and practice your skills in our campus salons and spas, or on a work placement with local salons.

Beauty & Makeup

Beauty & Makeup

Become a qualified Beauty Therapist. You’ll learn to apply a range of treatments and services, and practice your skills in our campus salons, so that by the time you graduate, you’ll be ready to show off your skills in a professional salon.

Hairdressing & Barbering

Hairdressing & Barbering

Gain a recognised qualification in Hairdressing or Barbering, and practice your skills with real clients in the GOTAFE salon and barber.

"What sets GOTAFE apart from any other training organisations is that our trainers give 100% to our students. We have the best interests at heart for them and at the end they are absolutely wonderful hairdressers."

– Susan Egan, GOTAFE Trainer

Why study a Hair & Beauty Course at GOTAFE?

Hands-on experience

Our on-campus salons and spas give you the opportunity to practice your skills with real clients.

Learn the tools of the trade

We have all the latest salon and spa equipment, including a specialised Vichy Spa for skin treatments and massage therapy.

Strong connections to industry

Our Trainers have strong local connections, and often recommend students to potential employers.

Free TAFE Courses

Free TAFE is available for a number of courses that are 'high priority' due to skills shortages in some industries. Find out more about the Victorian Government's Free TAFE scheme.

Discover Free TAFE courses on offer
GOTAFE Hairdressing student Colouring a clients hair with a brush