W114784 - Hairdresser

Hair Island

Hair Island is a stunning salon with modern equipment (minus the pretense), sitting outside the YMCA Leisure City in Epping. Working with Gabby, the owner, you will have the opportunity to learn all aspects of running a busy stylish salon. Gabby is honest and fair and well positioned to supervise a keen student interested in a career in hair and beauty. Gabby is eager to meet with students who are passionate about hairdressing, and truly committed to a career in the industry. Brilliant opportunity for students looking to develop their skills over the long term, with a one day per week placement. Ideally suited for students currently completing a Cert II or Cert III in Hairdressing.

Skills You Might Learn

Teamwork, communication, time management, customer service, using technology, problem solving. Cert II - Increased industry knowledge, salon safety processes, maintaining and organising tools, equipment and work areas, retail and merchandising, basin services, drying, etc Cert III – as above, along with haircut structures, colouring techniques, men’s haircuts, design and finishes for up-dos, etc.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Students will start with basic tasks including sweeping, tidying reception area, folding towels, maintaining work spaces (including various equipment), preparing foil sheets, etc. Reception tasks may include greeting clients, preparing drinks, answering phones and assisting with appointment records.

Student Requirements

Would suit student currently studying either a Cert II or Cert III in Hairdressing. Interview required, as the host is seeking genuine and enthusiastic applicants to assist with training and developing their hairdressing skills. You must be able to take direction and also use initiative.

Dress Requirements

Smart black pants and dark top. Flat shoes.

Special Transport Requirements

Epping train station is a 20 minute walk. Bus 357, 358 and 569 all pass Cooper St. Get off at Miller St corner and walk a few minutes down Miller St.


  • SIH20111 - Certificate II in Hairdressing
  • SIH30111 - Certificate III in Hairdressing
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W114784
Location: Epping - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: To be negotiated.
Added By: Hume Whittlesea Local Learning & Employment Network


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