The Dirty Beard (Barbering)

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The Dirty Beard (Barbering)           There are blogs going around the Internet again in regard to the hygiene of beards. According to a new study, beards contain just as much fecal matter as a toilet. KOAT 7 reports that after swabbing a number of beards, a New Mexico microbiologist made the shocking discovery. However, the study has little scientific merit. In a quote from IFLScience!: “As Nick Evershed from the Guardian points out, the story wasn’t based on a scientific study. The investigation instead consisted of a reporter taking swabs of a small number of men’s beards and then sending those samples…&nbsp

SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

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SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing Apprenticeship    Higher Education Skills Group Released this update on the 14th September in regard to Hairdressing Apprenticeship Funding.    Update on qualifications Certificate III in Hairdressing (SHB30416)) & Certificate III in Barbering (SHB30516) Funding Arrangements regarding the Certificate III in Hairdressing  Published: 14 Sep 2016 This notice clarifies funding arrangements regarding the Certificate III in Hairdressing, which has been included in the Funded Course List (FCL) 2017 for funding as both an apprenticeship and a non-apprenticeship, since its release on 26 August 2016. The FCL 2017 seeks to include only the most recent versions of…&nbsp

Quality Training in VET Barbering

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Quality Training in VET    Lynne Kosky Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination by James Milner & Sarah Bond Winner of the 2012 Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show this display is one of Greg’s favourite.   Section A Overview It is difficult to write a short overview that will encompass a lifetime of outstanding achievements. I am nominating my father, whom I work with, for the Lynne Kosky Award as I believe he is by far one of the most outstanding VET teachers in Australia. His broad experience, ongoing passion and enthusiasm for his students and their future is very…&nbsp

Free Blow Wave Workshop (Hair)

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Free Blow Wave Workshop (Hairdressing)   Blow Wave Workshop Wednesday 21st September 10 am to 3 pm   Free to any hairdressing apprentices in Victoria Limited Numbers Book Today Call the College and speak with James 401 Canterbury Road, Surrey Hills, 3127 Ph: 98807257   If your apprentice needs some extra assistance with blow waving then please send them to our free school holiday workshop. This is open to any apprentice in training, regardless of where they train.   This workshop is run by our Head Trainer Natalie Miller Tools needed: Clips pin curl clips hair dryer hot tongs/wands round brushes Velcro…&nbsp

Barbering, Hairdressing & WorldSkills

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Barbering, Hairdressing & WorldSkills April Update 2016   Marjorie Milner College has already had a busy start to the year. The new Hairdressing and Barbering Training Package has been endorsed late March (SHB16). We are excited and working hard on the new barbering qualification to have it ready once the hours are released. The new SHB30516 Certificate III in Barbering should be ready for delivery mid-year or maybe a touch earlier. Please visit the barbering page for more information about the new barbering course. Well done to Lani, a hairdressing apprentice from Catal Hair Concepts, who competed in the “HBIA…&nbsp