Certificate II in Hairdressing (VET in Schools)

cert II hairdressing VETis
Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Creation
Hair and Beauty Programs
Course Location
Warragul; Yallourn; Leongatha
Course Duration
Part Time: To successfully obtain Nationally Accredited Qualifications students will usually be required to attend over a two year period during their VCE or VCAL studies VET in School qualifications are undertaken over a two (2) year period with students attending one (1) day per week
Course Cost
Students should consult with their Career's Advisor or VETiS Co-ordinator to obtain further information on program costs..
course_info.pdf (pdf)
Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • February 2013
Varies depending on campus

Enquiries should be directed to the prospective student's school career advisor or VETiS co-ordinator

Course Overview

This course is designed for people who want to learn about hairdressing prior to commencing an apprenticeship in the trade. The effective combination of theory and practical skills introduced within this program can provide students with a headstart to a career in hairdressing.

This is a pre-apprenticeship course. The salon time of graduates who go on to commence an apprenticeship will be shortened by up to six months.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course participants will be eligible to be assessed for a National Certificate of Competency.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty Technician
  • Hairdressing Salong Manager/Owner
  • Make-up Artist
  • Trichologist

Entry Requirements

To undertake a VETiS Program with GippsTAFE participants must be enrolled with a secondary education provider or school


This is NOT a VCE VET accredited course.

Course participants will be eligible to apply for TWO Block Credits for Units 1 & 2 in their first year

Course participants will be eligible to apply for TWO Block Credits for Units 1 & 2 in their second year

Opportunities For Further Study