The Academy of Hair & Makeup is the only training Academy in Australia that offers a complete course taking you from beginner to professional Hair and Makeup Artist working within your own business in just a matter of weeks! Combined with our professional Beauty Business course, our student’s are fully equipped with everything they need to start their own Business as soon as they graduate.  

Our professional hair and makeup courses in Melbourne will provide you with all the skills you need to work with your bridal and special event hair and makeup clients. We combine the artistry skills with our unique Beauty Business course is a detailed step-by-step look at how you can build your own successful business from the ground up! Because what good is learning a beauty skill if you don’t know how to put it into a successful Beauty Business? 

Our professional hair and makeup courses are beginner and intermediate friendly, we cater for everyone. We often welcome student’s who have no experience at all and also student’s who have studied elsewhere yet come to us for additional guidance and education. 

We are the fastest growing and highest reviewed Academy, with more 5 star Google Reviews then any other hair and makeup academy in Melbourne. Read our reviews here.

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Why Our Students Choose Us Every Time

Meet Your Head Trainer

One of Australia’s most influential Artists, Alondra Gataé has been a Hair and Makeup Artist for over 20 years, specialising in the areas of bridal, glamour, fashion and editorial within Australia and Dubai. Her artistry style is glamorous, modern and fresh, which attracts her students to learn directly from her, and which is why clients and agencies prefer to work only with her.

In her personalised hair and makeup courses in Melbourne, she teaches her student’s the fine art of hair and makeup, and shares all her secrets on how she created her success in the industry. As part of our professional hair and makeup courses in Melbourne, Alondra and her team will teach you about the essence of hair styling and makeup artistry for weddings, social gatherings, fashion shows, editorials and shoots, and will help you to discover your own personalised style and clients.  

Her A-List clients include:

  • Miss Australia
  • R&B Super Star Usher
  • Biggest Loser Host Tiffany Hall
  • Comedian and Youtube Sensation Tanya Hennessy
  • ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Judges
  • Members from the Royal Family of Dubai 
  • Arabic Super Star Haifa Wehbe 
  • Forever New Clothing
  • Australian Academy of Modelling
Identifying a lack of relevant and up-to-date industry-based education, her goal is to provide specialised courses that are both convenient and affordable for everyone. Her courses are for those people who are committed to becoming high calibre of Artist. Her dream is to empower those to find financial freedom and have a more meaningful career, a career that brings happiness and joy every single day.


We are located in Hawthorne East, between the Monash M1 and the Eastern M3 Freeways. About 20 mins from Melbourne city. With all day parking as close as a 2 minute walk away, we are now more convenient than ever!



We run courses during the day and during the evening.

Our courses run for a total of 10-weeks attending class once a week, or you can choose our express course, attending your course twice a week and get certified in as quickly as 5 weeks.

Our evening courses run from 6pm – 9pm. Students should attend evening classes twice a week.

See our available dates here:
Makeup Dates
Hair Styling Dates


Get in touch with the staff at our hair and makeup training academy to boost your confidence and launch your career in the hair and makeup industry.  

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