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About Us

The Australian College of Hair Design and Beauty (ACHDB) is one of Melbourne’s leading providers of Hairdressing, Beauty/Spa and Make-up training. We provide all of our students with continuous “Real Life Work Experience” in our very well-known and trusted student hair & beauty salons since 1952’s.


The College is situated amongst a multitude of cosmopolitan cafes and chic boutiques on Flinders Lane, in the heart of Melbourne’s fashion precinct. The CBD location of The Australian College of Hair Design and Beauty’s main campus ensures students easy access via train, tram and bus.

The ACHDB delivers courses from the National Hairdressing, Beauty and Make-up Training Packages. The College is accredited to the highest standards of both industry and government and offers flexible training options, so as to suit the individual needs of students. The College delivers courses to students of all ages and nationalities.

Students are taught the latest techniques in hair and beauty by expert instructors in intimate, interactive classes within a friendly learning environment.

An important part of this practical training is the requirement of students to perform a wide range of hairdressing and beauty services on members of the public.

National VET Regulated (NVR) Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)

The College is registered as an RTO and complies with extensive government regulations to maintain registration. This involves internal and external audits and regular reporting to a variety of government organisations and the National VET Regulator.


AQF Certification

The Australian College of Hair Design and Beauty is a Registered Training Organisation authorised by ASQA to issue AQF qualifications in vocational education and training.

The Australian College of Hair Design and Beauty will issue its graduates of AQF qualifications with a Certificate and a record of their results.

Students who complete part of the requirements of the AQF qualification in which they are enrolled will receive a record of results.

AQF qualifications may only be issued by organisations authorised by legislation to do so.


ACPET Member

The Australian College of Hair Design and Beauty has a long standing relationship with ACPET having been a member since the mid-1980s.

ACPET is the national industry association for the providers of private education and training – the choice of millions of students each year.  Private providers are popular for their:

  • Choice, as they offer accredited courses across a wide range of industries as well as hard-to-find specialist courses
  • Experience and commitment, where teaching staff tend to be industry professionals themselves
  • Security, with tuition assurance schemes in place
  • Flexibilityof adaptable courses that respond to the latest industry developments
  • Focus on service, with student demands the number one priority

Not every private college is the same. ACPET members adhere to a strict Code of Ethics, and have access to the best professional development for their staff. To make sure you choose a high quality private college look for the ACPET logo.

The ACPET Code of Ethics defines our obligations to students, the public and to other providers of education and training services.  Copies of this Code available for inspection by students and other clients who ask to inspect it or by following this link