Basic Editorial Hairstyling Course

At the Tamarua Beauty Academy we are passionate and confident that you will complete your course with all the knowledge, understanding and skills that you will need to progress your career to the next step.

All trainers have completed their Training and Assessment Certificate. They are highly qualified with years of experience teaching at Colleges/Tafes, editorial spreads and have worked for prestigious companies and won major industry awards. All trainers STILL work within the makeup industry and are well sought after.

All classes will have an intimate classroom experience of no more than 8 students per class, to ensure the greatest experience possible. Competitively priced hair kits will be available to purchase which will contain an excellent selection of products.

A Certificate of attainment is gained on the successful completion of course. All students will receive 10% off selected products throughout course.

The purpose of this Basic Editorial Hairstyling Course is aimed at Make up artists that would like basic hair knowledge for editorial shoots, and basic hair styling to add to their business. With 5 modules during the 5 week course each step is explained in depth so you will walk away confidant in your new skills.  Your teacher has chosen the 5 most asked for editorial looks  and will go through a modular a week. Models are required for each week however mannequins can be purchased through TBA if required.

Students must be 16 years of age or over at the starting date of the course.

Course Information

Basic Editorial Hairstyling Course

5 week course

One night per week for 2-3 hours

Course Summary:

Week 1
1A- PREP- The what why and how for long lasting results.

1B- HYGIENE- Scalp and hair conditions, how to sanitize and clean tools properly.

1C- Tools of the trade – Tool knowledge and heat control. Equipment recommendations and how to.

1D BLOW WAVES – How to create a sleek and sexy blow wave and how to create a full bouncy blow out.

Week 2
This class is all about the heat tools. You will create volume with big curls, Glam red carpet waves and beach waved perfection

Week 3
This week is all about the humble pony tail. You will be shown 3 different techniques to create a sleek shiny, bridal volume and double pony tail.

3A- How to correctly secure a pony tail.

3B-Sleek and perfect straight pony

3C- Volume textured pony including extension application 

3D- Double extended pony

Week 4
Braids will never go out of fashion. Whether its Kim K braids or a more understated fishtail you will learn 3 different braid techniques and incorporate them into a basic yet stunning up style.

4A- Inside scalp braid

4B- outside scalp braid

4C- boho fishtail braid

4D- braided up style 

Week 5
This week is all about extensions. With most styles you see on social media incorporating extensions in some way shape or form we will show you how to correctly apply clip in extensions. How to not cause any damage to the hair and create a half up style using extensions for volume.

5A- Why use extensions? Which kind to use and how to colour match. 

5B- Clip in extension application

5C-How to correctly use Bobby pins (less is more)

5D- How too create a stunning half up style using clip in extensions.


Course Cost: $999.00 (training only, no kit supplied)

(No hidden costs)

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.

Payment Options Available:

  • FULL PAYMENT: Full payment upfront using direct deposit or PayPal within 12 hours.
  • 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.
    Payment can be made via direct deposit, cash or eftpos/credit card (a 1.9% surcharge fee will be added when paying with card).
  • HUMM: Payment Plan via Humm (spread your payments out over  weeks). No interest and no extra fees.


Made available in the course for you to use;
Long hair styling combs, hair padding/nets, tail comb, round brush, clips, bobby pins, elastic bands, hair spray & smoothing cream.

Students will need to bring to class or can buy at a 10% discount from the Academy.

  • Professional Standard Hair Dryer
  • Professional Standard Curling Wand
  • Professional Standard Straightening Iron with Temperature Control

The Academy sells mannequin heads:
Brunette – $150
Blonder – $240
Mannequin head can be purchased at the academy prior to week 1 class.

Head Clamp for Mannequin head can be purchased for $20 or stand for $90

Please ensure if supplying your own mannequin it is 100% human hair. As we heat tools and products that are designed for human hair. We cannot accept responsibility if mannequins are damaged due to poor quality hair.

Professional Photographer Photo Shoot  
These photo shoots will be conducted at the academy throughout the year with a professional fashion photographer who produces high quality images. Past and present students will be informed via our academy private forum when these photo shoots will be scheduled. The photo shoot intent is that you create a ‘look’ that represents the style of makeup and/or hair style that you want to showcase in your portfolio of work using your own products.

Duration: up to 3 hours  Cost: $150.


Prerequisites: Students must be 16 years of age or over at the starting date of the course. You will be taught all the practical aspects of hair styling.

Course Location: 36 Aylesbury Drive, Altona, 3018, Victoria (Building 8)

Min 3 students required for class to proceed.


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