Assitant Hair Stylist
There are several steps you have to do to become a hairdresser that will help you decide if you have what it takes to become a hairdresser and what you have to do to become one. - First step decides whether you really want to become a hairdresser or not and look into what the career involves on a daily basis and what the long-term goals can be on a daily basis. - After high school go to a hairdressing school or a program available, with the most popular being certificate 3 in hairdressing from TAFE institution. TAFE means getting knowledge and skills most needed for specific jobs. TAFE is relevant, accessible and affordable. TAFE gives you options: from vocational graduate qualifications that comply with requirements of industry; from tailored individual training packages that improve the skills of working groups within various industries. The 2012 TAFE and training course directory gives you the means to find the course study most suited for you with more than 1,900 accredited courses the directory can help you; - Find a pathway to your chosen career and right qualifications for your dream job - Improve your skills, knowledge and prospects of excelling in your job - Explore a new area expand interests As a qualified hairdresser you must discuss with the client how they want their hair; giving advice and suggesting ideas for suitable styles, hairdressers also shampoo and condition their client’s hair. They would tell them what they need to do or what products to use to fix the problem. They also have to make sure that hair products that contain chemical are stored correctly and the chemical won’t damage their client’s hair or scalp and make sure that the product is safe for them to use. In the hairdressing field, a trainee can earn around minimum wage, it depends on your age. Fully trained hairdressers earn up to 20,000 or more a year. At the top of the profession, a hairdresser can earn 30,000 or more depending on employer and location.