The Hair and Beauty Academy (Active Career College) was first established as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID 91041) with ASQA in 2004. Through our extensive industry experience, HBA takes pride in delivering a high standard of quality training, whilst focusing on the professional development of individuals.
Our Academy is situated in the heart of Penrith CBD (Sydney). Surrounded by a wide range of amenities including gourmet and alfresco coffee shops, your choices are endless. We offer all day parking and are just a short walk from the station.
Our address is:
Shop 9 and 10, 67 Station Street
Penrith, NSW, 2750
This 12 month course is for anyone wanting to open or manage a salon or day spa. You will learn a broad range of beauty therapy treatments and services including body treatments, massage, hair removal, spa treatments, lash and brow treatments, nail services, make-up, facial treatments, tanning, aromatherapy while providing advice on beauty treatments and services and coordinating a work team.
This 9 month course is for those who want to work in a salon or start a business from home. You will learn a prescribed range of beauty therapy treatments and services including body treatments, massage, lash and brow treatments, nail services, make-up, facial treatments, tanning, waxing, and aromatherapy; as well as providing advice on and selling retail skin care and cosmetic products.
This 6 month course is for students wanting to enter the beauty industry. You will learn the core range of beauty services which may include make-up, waxing, nail services, tanning, lash and brow treatments while interacting with customers, demonstrating and selling retail skin care and other cosmetic products
This 9 week course is for students wanting work as a salon assistant or as a stepping stone into an apprenticeship. You will learn basic hairdressing skills including shampoo and basin services, applying colour, hair drying and braiding while communicating in the workplace, interacting with and providing service to clients and assisting colleagues.
This 18 week part time course is for those wanting to work as a nail technician or start a small business from home. You will learn everything possible about nails including nail art, manicure and pedicare services, acrylic and gel nail enhancement while interacting with customers.