Frequently Asked Questions about College
Below are some of the most Frequently Asked Questions we get from students.
Please contact Marjorie Milner College at any time on 9880 7257 if you have any questions or want more information.
1. Can I start tomorrow?
If you would like to enrol in any Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Barbering or Floristry courses (Melbourne) you must first attend an informal interview. We use this interview to assess whether you are eligible for government funding, and your suitability to work in the relevant industry. This gives you the opportunity to ask us questions about the course and the industry, look at the campus and chat with other students. If we both decide that the course is right for you, you may start the following week as long as there is space in the class.
Beauty Therapy has scheduled intakes during the year, February, July and October, however you are most welcome to contact the College earlier than the intake to secure a place in the relevant class. Please visit the Diploma of Beauty Therapy page for more information.
2. I want to study Floristry in Tasmania is that possible?
Yes, we are the only provider of accredited floristry training in Tasmania. You may study as an Apprentice or full fee paying. If you have signed up with a florist shop and want to start your course please give the College a call.
3. Can I study as a School-Based Apprentice?
Yes, you are able to study as a School-Based Apprentice in Hairdressing, Barbering, Beauty and Floristry. Please call the College on 9880 7257 for further information about School-Based Apprenticeships. This is a great way to start working in your industry whilst still at High School.
4. Is the Diploma of Beauty Therapy Accredited?
The Diploma of Beauty Therapy is a Nationally Accredited Course. This means that it is recognised nationally allowing you to work anywhere within Australia.
5. Does the College supply flowers for the course?
Yes, the College supplies all flowers for SFL20115 Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) & SFL30115 Certificate III in Floristry. The College may request that you supply some flowers for SFL40115 Certificate IV in Floristry & SFL50115 Diploma of Floristry Design. Marjorie Milner College does not supply flowers for the non-accredited floristry short courses. The College will communicate with you what flowers are required each week.
6. Does the College supply colour products for the hairdressing course? Are they Ammonia Free?
Yes, the College supplies all Davines (Pure) Colour Products for SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing. These products are ammonia free. Davines Colours come in ECO-Packaging to improve their sustainable ethos. Their ethos is “At Davines, we believe that living a balance of beauty and sustainability, what we call ‘Sustainable Beauty’, can improve our lives and the world around us”. These products come from hairjamm. Please visit there website for more information about products.
7. Do I have to come into the College for an interview and what do I need to bring?
An education course is a major life decision, not to mention a big financial decision, and the staff at Marjorie Milner College want to ensure you have all the information you need before you make a final commitment. We also want to ensure you are enrolling in the correct course for you.
If you can bring with you a copy of your driver’s licence, Medicare card and any previous Certificates or Statement of Attainments from any other courses. You may be eligible for a discount on course fees if you have already completed aspects of the course.
8. The Course is not for me how do I apply for a refund or withdraw?
If you have decided that the course is not for you the first step is to speak with your teacher. If your personal situation has changed or you have decided the course is not for you, you will be required to fill in the Refund Application Form. Refunds are only available to students before their Census Date for those under VET Student Loans or within the first 30 days of training for all other students. All students that withdraw from training are required to complete a Student Withdrawal Form.
9. Can I start with the SFL50115 Diploma of Floristry?
No, you must complete the core units of both SFL30115 Certificate III in Floristry & SFL40115 Certificate IV in Floristry before you may start the SFL50115 Diploma of Floristry Design.
10. Can I start the course online?
No, you are not able to successfully study a practical course like hairdressing, floristry or beauty therapy to industry standards through an online course. All practical accreditations must be completed at the College whilst a teacher is present.
Still have a question?
Please send the College an email with your questions today.