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RTO Code: 0186
CRICOS Provider Number: 02103K
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Clip Joint Education has been at the forefront of creative hairdressing, barbering and management training in Australia for over 20 years, offering a range of accredited courses and study tours for International Students.

Expressions of Interest are now open for our 2024 Study Tour Series.  Register Your Interest below to keep up to date with Study Tour Information. 



With industry-leading educators, an exclusive partnership with international powerhouse Sassoon Academy School Connection, and a premier location in Adelaide, South Australia, Clip Joint Education empowers students to explore their creative potential in a learning environment like no other.

The state-of-the-art training academy boasts a multi-faceted learning environment where students gain hands on experience in an authentic salon environment. This includes multiple training studios and basin service areas, a colour specialisation suite in addition to a 20-station student training salon. Students also benefit from work experience placements within local industry, mentorship programs and exclusive styling opportunities within the Australian fashion industry.

Outlined below you will find a guide for international students who are interested in studying with Clip Joint Education, in Adelaide Australia. 

International FAQ

A preview of student life in Adelaide, South Australia courtesy of International Student Association and Support service, Study Adelaide.

A location like no other – Adelaide is the ultimate destination for international students to thrive.

Clip Joint Education is situated in the bustling city of Adelaide, nestled in the heart of South Australia which provides an environment for international students to thrive in.

Renowned for its exceptional education standards, Adelaide boasts a thriving culture that celebrates arts, sports, food, and cultural diversity. With over 400 annual events ranging from sporting spectacles to artistic showcases, there’s always something exciting happening in this lively city.

Adelaide’s appeal extends beyond its cultural offerings. The city boasts a Mediterranean climate characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters, providing a comfortable living environment throughout the year. Additionally, Adelaide’s affordability sets it apart from other major Australian cities, with living costs up to 14% more reasonable, making it an attractive choice for students.

The city’s infrastructure is designed to facilitate easy exploration. Adelaide’s beautiful beaches, renowned wine regions, and expansive parklands are all easily accessible from the CBD, making it an ideal location for leisurely outings. Adding to the convenience, the city centre offers free tram and bus services, ensuring seamless transportation for students and residents alike. Moreover, the availability of free city Wi-Fi enhances connectivity, enabling students to stay connected and access resources effortlessly.

Clip Joint Education’s location in Adelaide provides students with an enriching experience. From its thriving cultural scene to its affordable living costs and convenient transportation options, Adelaide offers the perfect setting for students to live, learn, and explore.

With a rich history spanning over six decades, Sassoon has consistently led the way in hair design innovation. It is with immense pride that Clip Joint Education has been selected as the exclusive Sassoon Academy | School Connection Member School in Australia, offering graduates a solid foundation to enter the hairdressing industry with unwavering confidence and exceptional technical skills.

This esteemed partnership has granted Clip Joint educators the privilege of being the sole educators in Australia trained to impart the revered Sassoon ABC philosophy. Additionally, they have exclusive access to an array of invaluable resources, including the cutting-edge Sassoon ABC Cutting and Colouring materials. These resources provide students with comprehensive knowledge and techniques that meet the highest industry standards.

Furthermore, the collaboration with Sassoon brings forth regular visits and hands-on instruction from esteemed members of the Sassoon Academy Creative Team. This invaluable interaction ensures that students receive firsthand insights and guidance from industry experts, enhancing their learning experience and nurturing their artistic abilities.

In addition to technical expertise, Clip Joint Education recognises the importance of salon-oriented retail and business skills. Through the Nuts and Bolts International Business Training Program, students are equipped with the necessary skills to excel as both skilled hairdressers, but also as savvy entrepreneurs in the ever-evolving hairdressing industry.

This exceptional partnership ensures that graduates of Clip Joint Education not only meet accreditation requirements but also surpass international benchmarks set by Sassoon. By providing a comprehensive education that combines technical excellence, artistic vision, and business acumen, Clip Joint Education prepares graduates to thrive in the dynamic and competitive world of hairdressing, setting them on a path to success.

At Clip Joint Education, students undergo training in meticulously designed facilities that elevate their learning journey. These purpose-built spaces have been carefully curated to enhance the educational experience and provide students with optimal training environments.

Within the premises, students have access to multiple training studios and basin service areas. These well-equipped spaces are dedicated to hands-on practice and practical training, ensuring that students gain invaluable experience and develop their skills with confidence.

To further cater to specific areas of expertise, Clip Joint Education offers a dedicated colour specialisation suite. This specialised space allows students to focus on the intricacies of hair colouring techniques through refining their abilities and expanding their knowledge in this essential aspect of the industry.

Recognising the importance of accessible resources, Clip Joint Education provides a central student resource hub, where students can access various learning materials and references. The hub provides students with complimentary computer and internet, empowering students to conduct research, complete assignments, and stay connected with the digital resources vital to their educational journey.

Adding to the immersive learning experience, Clip Joint Education is proud to feature an on-site student training salon. This salon serves as an authentic learning environment, replicating the atmosphere and dynamics of a professional salon setting. Here, students can refine their skills under real-world conditions, working with actual clients and gaining invaluable insights into the salon industry.

By creating purpose-built facilities, Clip Joint Education ensures that students receive the best possible learning experiences. These well-designed spaces, ranging from training studios and colour specialisation suites to resource hubs and on-site training salons, contribute to a comprehensive and immersive education that prepares students for success in the vibrant world of hairdressing, barbering, and salon management.

At Clip Joint Education, our utmost priority is to foster a supportive environment that embraces and celebrates the diverse cultural, educational, and social backgrounds of our students. We strive to create an inclusive culture that understands and addresses the unique requirements of each individual.

To ensure the well-being and welfare of our students, we prioritize the provision of adequate protection for their health, safety, and overall welfare. In collaboration with the International Student Association Study Adelaide, we offer comprehensive assistance in various areas, including:

  • Accommodation referral: We can guide you in finding suitable accommodation options that align with your preferences and needs.
  • Academic progression: We are committed to supporting your academic journey, assisting you in achieving your educational goals and realising your full potential.
  • Transition to life and study in Australia: We understand that adjusting to a new country can be challenging, and we are here to provide guidance and support as you navigate your new environment.
  • Emergency and health services: Your well-being is paramount to us, and we can help you access emergency and health services when needed.
  • Legal services: If you require legal advice or support during your time with us, we can provide referrals to trusted legal services.
  • Facilities and resources: We ensure that you have access to the necessary facilities and resources to enhance your learning experience and overall student life.
  • Student visa conditions: We will assist you in understanding and complying with your student visa conditions, including monitoring your course progress and attendance. Please visit the Department of Home Affairs website for more information on a Student Visa.

We are dedicated to meeting the specific needs of all our students, and we are committed to providing guidance and referrals to external services free of charge whenever possible.

For additional information and support tailored specifically for international students studying in Adelaide, we encourage you to visit the Study Adelaide website. Here, you will find a wealth of resources and information to assist you throughout your educational journey and make the most of your experience in Adelaide.

Certificate II in Salon Assistant
Application fee $400.00
Tuition Fee $4,920.00
Materials Fee $450.00

Certificate III in Hairdressing
Application Fee $400.00
Tuition Fee $29,500.00
Materials Fee $2,200.00

Certificate III in Barbering
Application Fee $400.00
Tuition Fee $17,950.00
Materials $2,200.00

Certificate IV in Hairdressing
Application Fee $400.00
Tuition Fee $8,600.00
Materials Fee $500.00 

Diploma in Salon Management
Application Fee $400.00
Tuition Fee $8,600.00
Materials Fee $500.00

Ready to embark on a creative learning journey in Australia and explore your full creative potential?

Contact our Course Admissions Team today for a complimentary discussion and take the first step towards an exciting educational experience.

Phone: +61 8 8336 5000

Email: study@clipjoint.com.au

Website: clipjointeducation.com.au

Instagram and Facebook: @ClipJointEducation

We’re here to answer any questions you may have, provide further information, and guide you through the enrolment process.

These numbers reflect our official accreditations, ensuring that you can have confidence in the quality and credibility of our education programs: RTO Number: 0186 CRICOS Provider Number: 02103K

Reach out to us today and let’s begin your journey towards a rewarding and creative future in the world of hair and make-up.



Enhance your creative session styling portfolio in Australia with a Clip Joint Education Study Tour. This remarkable opportunity enables you to join Atilio Dusa, a globally acclaimed Educator and Creative Director, alongside the esteemed Clip Joint Creative Team, in mastering the art of session styling and advanced methodologies.


Participants will build on their individual portfolios throughout the Tour in addition to being imparted with resources, techniques and methodology to share amongst their employees and colleagues upon completion. 


During my course, I gained experience in the training salon, in the classroom, on photoshoots and fashion shows. You just don’t get that kind of hands-on experience unless you study at Clip Joint!  These extra skills and experience gave me confidence to go into the industry as a qualified, working stylist when I graduated and the competitive edge I needed to land my dream role and work on creative projects”  – Spencer Huang – International Student from Thaiwan

Curating model looks for luxurious fashion runways, styling for iconic Australian brand RM Williams and looking after athletes from around the world at leading sporting events are some of the exclusive opportunities Spencer has accessed with Clip Joint. He studied the 24 month Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416 / CRICOS 094288A).

Styling for iconic Australia fashion brand RM Williams.
Receiving an award for technical excellence from the South Australian Hair and Beauty Association.
Styling runway models for Adelaide Fashion Week.
Styling VIP tennis stars at the Adelaide International Tennis Tournament.



Have an obligation free chat with a CJ Course Adviser to discuss questions, have your eligibility assessed for Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) or request details to apply for a course online.


Rest assured, when you enrol at Clip Joint Education, you are joining a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) endorsed by the Australian Government, committed to upholding the highest standards of quality and professionalism. Our training programs are also enthusiastically endorsed by industry experts, ensuring their relevance and contemporary focus.

These numbers reflect our official accreditations, ensuring that you can have confidence in the quality and credibility of our education programs: 

RTO Number: 0186 CRICOS Provider Number: 02103K


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