To work as a Hairdresser in NSW you need to have completed a Certificate III in Hairdressing, you can complete this as part of an apprenticeship, or alternatively you can complete the Certificate III course full time.

There are 60,600 Hairdressers working in Australia, down 2.5% when compared to 2012 figures6. According to Australia Jobs 2018, Hairdressers as a trade are not tracked independently in terms of outlook for the future, however it is noted that hairdressers were highlighted in the Cessnock City Skills audit as a current and a future need occupation.


Certificate III in Hairdressing


[6] Australian Jobs 2018 (pdf download)

The Cessnock City Jobs Portal has been jointly funded by the Australian Government through the Building Better Regions Fund – Community Projects Stream, and Cessnock City Council.

The Cessnock City jobs portal has been jointly funded by the Australian Government and the Cessnock City Council.