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What’s it like to be a Hairdresser?
Hairdressers cut, style, colour, straighten and permanently wave hair and
provide clients with hair and scalp treatments.
In most salons, the senior hairdressers and the more advanced apprentices cut
and style hair. Apprentice hairdressers undertake routine tasks in the initial
stages of employment, assisting senior hairdressers with preparing clients,
shampooing, applying and removing simple hairdressing treatments, and
sterilising and maintaining equipment. As apprentices gain experience they
carry out more complex tasks under supervision.
Hairdressers may be employed in women’s, men’s or unisex salons. They spend
most of the day on their feet and are usually required to work staggered
shifts to fit in with salon business hours. They have a high level of public
contact, so they need to be well presented.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Hairdresser earn an average of $688 per week. The [average
annual salary for this job is $35776 excluding super.]
- no allergies to hair products
- pleasant personality
- good communication skills
- able to work under pressure
- good hand-eye coordination
- some creative flair
- attention to detail
- able and willing to follow instructions.
This job also involves:
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Handling chemicals/greasy items
These jobs involve the daily handling of substances which may cause irritation
to skin, eyes, etc., and may aggravate dermatitis or other medical conditions.
Mainly indoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
Standing for long periods
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs are usually performed
standing up for periods of at least two hours at a stretch.
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of ART provide a useful background to
these jobs. In some cases an art-related subject is a pre-requisite for entry
to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Hairdresser
Hairdressers may perform the following tasks:
- talk to clients about their requirements
- cut hair using clippers, scissors or razors
- shampoo, condition and rinse hair
- provide services such as colouring, bleaching, applying treatment, permanent waving (with chemical solutions), straightening and tinting
- dry hair and style it using brushes, combs, straightening irons and other equipment
- shave and trim beards and moustaches
- advise clients on hair care
- block (shape), clean, colour, adjust, curl and cut wigs and hairpieces
- attend hairdressing seminars and training in order to keep up to date with new products and techniques
- operate a cash register and computer
- perform reception duties such as answering telephone calls and making appointments
- sell retail products
- maintain client records
- clean the salon, work areas and equipment.