A deposit of $500 (non-refundable) is required to secure your place in this course; the balance to be paid prior to commencement of the course, or payment options available.

Course Cost without Kit – $1300 (training only)

Course Cost with basic kit $1500 

If you require a mannequin head, one can be purchased at our academy campus in Altona separately for $120

Payment Options:

  • FULL PAYMENT: Full payment upfront using direct deposit, credit card or PayPal: 
  • or DEPOSIT, THEN PAY IN FULL: A non-refundable deposit of $500.00 using direct deposit must be paid to secure your place in this course.
    Please Note: If choosing this option, you will see the full course fee displayed when booking in. After you’ve booked, your requirement at this point, within 12 hours, is to make a direct deposit of $500. The remainder of the course fee can be paid in full prior to week 1 OR a Payment Plan directly with the Tamarua Beauty Academy will take effect under a signed contract in week 1.
    Payments can be made via direct deposit, cash or eftpos/credit card (a 1.9% surcharge fee will be added when paying with card).
  • or HUMM: Payment Plan via Humm (spread your payments out over weeks). No interest and no extra fees.

Minimum of 4 students required to start course.



Please click on your preferred date to begin:

The purpose of this Beginners Hair Styling Course course is to learn basic hair styling techniques suitable for bridal and fashion. Especially designed for hairdressers and makeup artists this course is great for professionals wanting a career in freelance styling or just purely to further existing skills.

What to expect during our LIVE online class session:  

  • Cutting edge educational material taught by industry experts
  • LIVE online learning like no other!! No pre-recorded training, LIVE training means you are always up to date and relevant which is why our students are so successful
  • Access to founder Maggie Tamarua and Head trainer of the course
  • LIVE – Feedback from previous weeks case studies
  • LIVE – Demos includes theory
  • Q & A time after LIVE session

Watch our LIVE session, have direct access to our trainer for Q&A, Complete case studies offline during that week and submit completed work on Private Facebook Forum page. This will be assessed by trainer and feedback will be given prior to our next LIVE. You must complete this before logging in to our next LIVE session.

What you get:

Our professional Hair Styling course delivered live online; consists of 7 comprehensive modules and 7 corresponding interactive assignments. The course is designed to be self-paced but must be completed during our 8 week time slot.

  • 7 live weekly LIVE education sessions where we introduce you to the tools, products and essential techniques to succeed in your career.
  • 1 LIVE assessment class
  • Instant access to our Hair Styling for Beginners Training Manual filled with lesson plans and everything you need to launch and leverage your career.

Hair Tools & Equipment:

(Optional) Basic Starter Kit can be purchased for $200. We deliver to your door for an extra cost of $25 or you can collect from our Altona campus.  Deposit must be paid before receiving kit. 

Contents of Basic Starter KIT:
MUK Thermal Spray 
Tail Comb
Paddle Brush
Round Bristle Brush
Texture powder
Sectioning Clips
Accessories Container with Bobbi pins, fringe pins and hair ties

  • Student must have the below to complete each practical session:
    – Professional Standard Hair Dryer
    – Professional Standard Curling Wand
    – Professional Standard Straightening Iron with Temperature Control
  • Mannequin head for your practical (can be purchased at the TBA for only $120 ) RRP $160
  • Head Clamp for Mannequin head can be purchased for $20 or stand for $90
    If supplying your own mannequin, please ensure that it is 100% human hair. As we use heated tools and products that are designed for human hair. We cannot accept responsibility if mannequins are damaged due to poor quality hair.

All items required for class can be purchased at the academy prior to your course start date. These can be picked up at our academy or sent via mail at an extra handling and packaging cost.

Student can supply all their own Equipment and Products for this course.

Miss a LIVE class: If you miss a LIVE online session, you will have access to session VIA FB PRIVATE FORUM.

Assessment & Certification: A Certificate of Completion will be issued based on assessment and successful completion of each unit in every weeks online class. Certificate will be sent via email. You will also have lifetime access and direct support from our team – we will always be here for you even after you graduate.

What you need before you get started:

  • Reliable Internet Access from home (not WIFI – you need ADSL or NBN connection)
  • Reliable laptop/computer/mobile phone
  • A Facebook account
  • Ensure that you have all hair products and tools as outlined above
  • Student Training Manual – will be emailed to you

Course outline and models required:

Week 1 – Model required

  • Introduction
  • Prep & Blow Wave
  • Kit requirements
  • Hair Analysis
  • Hair Tools

Week 2 – Model required

  • Curls with straightening
  • Wands
  • Irons
  • Smoothing

Week 3 – Model required

  • Braiding inside/outside
  • Basic Braided Updo

Week 4 – Model required

  • Up style Festival
  • Curls and Braids
  • Fishtail Braid

 Week 5 – Model required

  • Bridal pony tail
  • Double pony, extended, standard

 Week 6 – Model required

  • Extensions/teasing
  • How to apply
  • Sleek sides and volume hair

 Week 7 – Model required

  • Glitter creative
  • Sleek sides
  • Afro top
  • Demo braids
  • Practice for photoshoot

 Week 8 – Model required