The Program


Maximum 12 students per class


Students can enrol in any individual workshop. However there are advantages when you book the entire Scissor Licence Program:

  • You will Receive a Scissor Kit from Excellent Edges containing 3 Pairs of Scissors free of charge or a $100 credit towards pair of Scissors
  • You save $250 off the individual workshop price.
  • The place for your stylist is guaranteed in each workshop, the program often sells out and individual workshop may not be available.


CANBERRA: Scissor Licence Commencing 2021
NEWCASTLE: Scissor Licence Commencing 2021
BRISBANE: Scissor Licence Commencing 2021
MANLY: Scissor Licence Commencing 2021
ORANGE: Scissor Licence Commencing 2021
GYMEA: Scissor Licence Commencing 2021



All Students who register for Scissor License Receive:

  • 1 First Edge Scissor Kit containing 3 pairs of Scissors RRP $295
  • Membership to Scissor Licence Private Facebook Group
  • Foundation Cutting Two Day Workshop
  • Bootcamp Three day Workshop
  • Finishing School 2 Day Workshop

The Package Price


Save $250 when booking the entire Scissor Licence Program and receive a Scissor Kit from Excellent Edges valued at $295

Foundation Cutting:
Two-day workshop:
$995      $795

3 days of intensive cutting:
$1245       $1195

Finishing School:
Two days of commercial cutting:

Total: $2985 + GST : $285
Total Investment: $3285

$283.50 Deposit, Balance 40 weekly payments of $75


Your Pathway to Excellence


The benefits of enrolling in the Scissor License Program extend beyond the cutting workshops. As a stylist Progresses through the cutting program our educators will be in contact to assist them with any problems they are experiencing. They will also receive substantial discounts and support from our brand partners like Excellent Edges Scissors and Education rebates to other workshops presented by Elite hair education.

For the Apprentice

Stylists will thoroughly understand the principles of precision cutting.

The confusion will be removed and confidence will grow.

Stylists will be able to start preparing themselves mentally and build their clientele

Apprentices will have a planned training pathway to follow through their career.

For the Salon

Scissor License Reduces your time training apprentices and Identifies the time frame a commercial business needs to introduce the apprentice on the floor.

Increase the income during apprentice can generate during their apprenticeship.

Keep your apprentice motived and inspired as we plan their progress.

Creates flexibility within the salon roster when stylists are sick or on leave.

Sets a measurable standard of skill within the salon A.C.T.

You will be confident with the skill level of your team

Scissor Licence is a combination of three workshops, a total of 7 days of intensive cutting education spread over approximately 12 months. Apprentices must be enrolled in, or have completed Cert iii education at TAFE or college.

Frequently asked questions

Scissor Licence is a Private Education Program that focuses on developing confidence understanding and High Level skills needed for Commercial Cutting.

Apprentice’s must be enrolled in, or have completed Cert iii education at TAFE or college. Just like high school your college provides the minimum standard, while Private Tutors raise the students skill level so that they can specialise.

A Salon or Student Purchases 7 days of education, Scissor License is set up as a program to follow over a 10 to 18 month period.

You can enrol online or by contacting our head office
Phone 0412 551 498

When you enrol, you will receive and scissor kit from Excellent edges valued at $290 this is included with the scissor licence at no charge , the scissors belong to the person paying for the program

The Scissor Licence Program is 7 days of education. You can use the seven days education any way you wish. The education days are fully transferable to any staff member.

Typically an apprentice would start cutting at college or TAFE mid to late in their first year. It isn’t necessary to align this program with their college but the closer they are aligned the better the student will perform.

If a student has completed the in-salon training program supplied at each stage they should be ready to move to the next workshop, if the owner decides they are not ready they can defer to a later date.

Each student will be given a Personalised in-salon action plan at the end of Foundation and Bootcamp. by completing this training the student will be ready to progress.

Each workshop will be presented in approximately 14 regions throughout N.S.W., A.C.T. QLD & VIC.
Your student can attend any of these workshops alternatively the student can attend the next workshop in their region.

In some cases, your college will do a skill assessment on you and you may be given Recognition of Prior Learning. You must, however, gain your Cert III through College or TAFE to be recognised as a qualified hairdresser.

When you register for Scissor License you will pay a deposit (Minimum $285) Elite Hair Education will then setup a weekly payment schedule Minimum weekly payment of $70 using your credit or debit card.

There are no bank fees, charges or admin fees for our Scissor License Program. Unless your Card Declines, their will be a $15 admin fee for each declined payment.