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Tahlee and Nora get a head start in the hair and beauty industry

/ Success Story
Tahlee Dannatt and Nora O’Brien are getting to explore the hair and beauty industry before they even graduate their VCE.
SWTAFE students washing hair

Tahlee and Nora are relishing the opportunity to learn about the hairdressing industry while still at school.

The Warrnambool College Year 10 students are interested in gaining an apprenticeship in hairdressing and thought the VET DSS program was perfect for giving them a taste of the industry.

“I’ve always been interested in hairdressing and this was a great way to learn more about it,” Tahlee said.

The VET DSS course enabled them to learn the basics in hairdressing and make-up, giving them the skills to seek an apprenticeship in the industry.

They said it was a great opportunity to learn new skills while also having fun.

Nora said the hair and beauty course was a chance for her to see if she could make a career out of something she loved.

“I love enhancing people’s own natural beauty.”

Nora said anyone thinking about trying a VET DSS course had nothing to lose by giving it a try.

“It’s such a great experience. If it’s something that you enjoy and you’re thinking about making it your career, just give it a go,” she said.

Tahlee and Nora practicing hair treatment techniques on each other