At MIT you will become familiar with all the professional equipment, products, and creative techniques in our working hair salon. You will even get to cut, colour, set and blow-dry hair for real clients.

These skills and training will get you a great start in a highly flexible career, with options to join an existing salon, run your own business or work as a stylist for fashion, film and television.

Meet the team

Our hairdressing teaching staff come from a wide range of teaching and industry backgrounds.

What they all have in common are a high level of training, significant experience and knowledge in their field of expertise and a passion to help students succeed and make the most of their potential.

Meet some of our lecturers and find out why they love MIT.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Your work experience or previous tertiary study may count towards achieving your qualification. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at MIT is designed for those who already have on-the-job skills and knowledge, but want to take their career to the next level with a qualification.

With RPL we can measure and match your existing skills against credits in our courses – creating a tailored path of study that will not only save you money but also help you to complete your qualification faster. Learn more.

Why choose MIT?

Our hairdressing programmes deliver all the practical and creative skills you need for exciting career opportunities.

Studying under our School of Primary and Creative Industries you'll also get real-world experience. You'll work with real clients in our in-house salon which is open to the public, and use the products and equipment found in a commercial salon. Our courses are backed by leading hair salons like Stephen Marr, offering work placements in some programmes, and our experienced lecturers go above and beyond to support your success.

As an MIT graduate, you'll be considered one of the best-taught professionals in the industry.


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