Vocational Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply specialised knowledge and skills in determining and leading the future hair design directions to the hairdressing industry.
The job roles include creative or artistic directors who work for larger hairdressing organisations or a hairdressing products company or independently as a freelance session stylist. Individuals in these job roles provide technical and creative leadership, training and support to colleagues and the industry at large, at a national or international level.
The ability to provide creative leadership to the hairdressing industry requires the use of broad knowledge and the identification, analysis and evaluation of information from a variety of sources to build personal capability and support the development of innovative and creative thinking for the industry. They possess the research skills to gather and synthesise future trends and technologies in related creative industries such as fashion, graphic and product design to design and create the hair design influenced by these industries trends for the hairdressing industry.
In this role, these individuals make complex, high level, independent judgements in analysing and interpreting a creative brief, designing and evaluating innovative hair design concepts, and planning resources to realise the concept. They also possess a substantial depth of theoretical knowledge of hairdressing design elements and principles and highly developed and specialised technical skills.
This qualification is not suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.
Artistic or Creative Director