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The Hair and Beauty Academy Important Announcement

hba is supporting government measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.

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The Academy has re-opened with learning back on-site, following all COVID-19 safety guidelines.

The Clinic is also open again on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Office administration is still open for enquiries, bookings and enrolments.

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For all enquiries, please call or email us.

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The Hair and Beauty Academy is a training college passionate about providing the most extensive, practical and interesting learning environment to students studying for the hair and beauty workplace. We provide a ‘hands-on’ approach to learning, with all students completing considerable practical assessments in addition to their theory learning.

Active Career College, trading as The Hair and Beauty Academy (HBA) was first established as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID 91041) with ASQA in 2004. Through our extensive industry experience, HBA takes pride in delivering a high standard of quality training, whilst focusing on the professional development of individuals.

Our College offers hair, beauty and nail technology courses at our Academy which is situated in the heart of Penrith CBD (Sydney). All classes are 9-5 and we follow the NSW Public School Calendar. All day parking is nearby and we are just a short walk from Penrith train and bus services.  

HBA also offers in-salon apprenticeship training for hairdressers, barbers and beauty therapists. Training is done days and times that suit the salon.

Our office is open year-round for course enquiries or bookings for our half-price student clinics.

 

 

Our address is:

Level 1 / 429 High Street, Penrith, NSW, 2750

The Hair and Beauty Academy

Our Popular Courses

SHB30115 Certificate III in Beauty Services

This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as beauticians to provide a range of beauty services including nail, waxing, lash and brow, and basic make-up services.

These individuals possess a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills where discretion and judgement is required and are responsible for their own outputs. This includes client consultation on beauty products and services.

Work is typically conducted in beauty, waxing, brow and nail salons.  

SHB40115 Certificate IV Beauty Therapy Apprenticeship

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as beauty therapists to provide a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including lash and brow treatments, nail services, make-up, massage and waxing. They communicate with clients to recommend treatments and services and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products.

These individuals undertake work independently, with limited guidance from others, to perform routine and non-routine activities and solve non-routine problems. They apply and adapt technical skills and knowledge, and use judgment in the provision of beauty treatments and services. These individuals are responsible for their own outputs and provide limited guidance to others.

Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas.  

SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as beauty therapists to provide a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including facial treatments, body massage and treatments, hair removal, lash and brow treatments, nail and make-up services. This includes consultation with clients to provide beauty advice, recommend beauty treatments and services, and sell retail skin-care and cosmetic products.

These individuals work relatively autonomously, and are accountable for personal outputs. Their work involves the self-directed application of knowledge and skills with substantial depth in some areas where judgement is required in planning and selecting appropriate equipment, services and techniques.

Work is typically conducted in beauty salons and spas.  

SHB30315 Certificate III in Nail Technology

This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as nail technicians to provide manicure and pedicare services, including the application of nail art and acrylic and gel nail enhancements.

These individuals possess a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills where discretion and judgement is required and are responsible for their own outputs. This includes client consultation on nail care products and services. Nail technicians may also be self-employed and responsible for managing their own nail station.

Work is typically conducted in nail and beauty salons.  

SHB20216 Certificate II in Salon Assistant

This is a preparatory qualification which provides a defined and limited range of basic skills and knowledge used in hairdressing salons by individuals who provide assistance with client services. These routine and repetitive tasks are completed under direct supervision and with guidance from hairdressers who manage the client service.

The combined skills and knowledge do not provide for a job outcome as a hairdresser and this qualification is intended to prepare individuals for further training.  

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

This qualification reflects the role of hairdressers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a hairdresser in any industry environment, usually a salon.  

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing Apprenticeship

This qualification reflects the role of hairdressers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a hairdresser in any industry environment, usually a salon.

SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering

This qualification reflects the role of barbers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of barbering services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.

 

Sydney’s premier beauty course academy

HBA is an approved provider for Smart and Skilled