Welcome an all-new live virtual education portfolio from Haircare Australia, offering a user-friendly and curated library of education that speaks to the dynamic modern hairdresser and the important needs of the salon business. The platform offers new ways to learn, keep connected in these challenging times and be inspired. All courses are easily accessible, free and live on Zoom Webinar, on any device, from any location.

“We began developing the Live Virtual Education Portfolio as soon as COVID-19 hit and lockdown commenced. We immediately wanted to harness the change. It’s a Haircare Australia thing, we’re always looking to the future,” explained Deborah French, Haircare Australia and New Zealand National Education Manager.

“The impact that the pandemic could have on our industry was very real and concerning,” she continued. “We found that the most valuable way we could support, nurture and help our salons and their teams to stay connected and focused on development was to immediately action changes to the way we had been offering education.”

The platform offers 24 diverse classes across 42 dates, supporting all experience levels. The topics have been identified as relevant to the needs of today’s salon owner, spanning business, fashion, trends, science, techniques and product knowledge.

More specifically, colour courses will cover balayage, foiling, toning, colour correction, grey coverage, hair colour chemistry, understanding colour principles, seasonal designs and working with multi-cultural hair types, while style will showcase product layering and cocktailing, sustainable styling and celebrity inspired style. The treatment sector will cover in-salon services and integrated take home regimes, while business development will offer intel on business analysis, remarkable retailing, communication techniques and social media.

Students mist register for each class online, with the seminars being presented by one of the talented members of the Haircare Australia education team, and mostly running for around one hour. The platform incorporates videos, presentations and interactive elements to truly inspire and motivate attendees.

Haircare Australia hopes to build on this bold start into a new realm of education, with dynamic and flexible learning practices that make learning as efficient as possible for hairdressers. Jump in with Haircare Australia and learn right from your couch!

To register visit a haircareaust.com/blog/education