The Academy of Hair & Makeup is the only training Academy in Melbourne that offers a complete course to go from beginner to Professional Hair and Makeup Artist working in their own business in just a matter of weeks! We combine our Hair & Makeup courses with our Professional Beauty Business course, so graduate students will be equipped with everything they need to start their own beauty business right away.  

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. While our unique Beauty Business course is a detailed step-by-step course on how to build your successful Beauty 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 friendly, but also suitable for those who may have some experience or need a refresher. We offer both hair and makeup courses, because it is proven that professionals who can offer both services will automatically double their business potential. Read what our students are saying about us here.


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Why Our Students Choose Us Every Time

Meet Your 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 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
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 commited to becoming higher 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.

Academy of Hair and Makeup



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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