Does Australian Style Institute have fee help?
While Australian Style Institute does not fall under government fee support, we do provide various course payment options including Payment Plans to help you get enrolled and on the path to becoming a stylist.
Where can I study with Australian Style Institute?
We want you to be able to study, work and thrive on your terms. Our education, resources and mentoring are designed to provide flexibility for remote learning and balancing studies between work and personal life.
Our courses are completed by students globally. Every student begins with our foundation course, Certificate of Fashion Styling which is available in-person (Melbourne, Perth and Sydney) or completely online.
Advanced Certificate of Creative Styling and Masters Certificate of Professional Styling each have in-person training in Melbourne and are supported by 6 months of online exercises.
I work full-time and lead a busy life. Can I still begin my styling studies with Australian Style Institute?
While there are specific requirements that need to be achieved throughout the duration of your course, our education has been designed with the flexibility to support even the busiest of people.
We offer online learning and resources accessible anywhere and anytime, so you can go at your own pace. These facilities include intensive training and exercises, as well as the world’s largest resource library housing video, audio and downloadable documents.
I’ve done a course via correspondence before and I found that I lost interest, what makes Australian Style Institute different?
Our learning experience is complemented by unlimited expert Mentoring which includes Personal Styling, Editorial Styling, Social Media, Branding & Business. You also gain access to our members-only student community of like-minded creatives, and professional networking and styling opportunities. All of these aspects are in place to keep you motivated and on-track to your version of success.
There are many courses to choose from, why Australian Style Institute?
Our 5 star online reviews say our education is transformative and the proof is in the hundreds of coveted roles our stylists are landing.
Unlike many other educational institutions, we specialise solely in styling, with courses designed to provide the most valuable industry opportunities and experiences so you can launch your styling business or chosen career immediately.
Our courses cannot be compared as our Styling Success System theories and techniques are built by our founder Lauren Di Bartolo, exclusive to Australian Style Institute.
Are there any prerequisites to start studying with Australian Style Institute?
There is no prerequisites or styling experience necessary to enter into our foundation course: Certificate of Fashion Styling. To secure your place a friendly Student Advisor will review your enrolment application with you in a 20 minute interview, either in-person, via phone or an online video call. This is so you can ask any questions, and we can get an understanding of your objectives, direct you to your best-suited course and ensure that we’re the right fit for each other. From there, you’re then ready to go!
How do I know which course is right for me?
We like to take the time to get to know you and help guide you towards the right course. We encourage you to download our Course Guide and then complete an enrolment application so we can explore your objectives and direct you to your best suited course.
Can I do a styling course in less time than specified?
Our stylists can begin styling as soon as they complete their 5-day Certificate of Fashion Styling training. For some people, styling may be their first career and for others, it could be a career transition. Whatever the case, we realise in order to succeed in anything new, ongoing support, guidance and development is critical. We notice as our students’ knowledge develops, the nature of the questions and demands change, and that is why we have our students for anything between 6-18 month durations. The ongoing support and the extensive module content is crucial to the success of our students.
What does the beginning intensive training for each course entail?
Our students call this form of training life changing for a reason. You will acquire the skills, techniques and systems to begin styling.
Each of our trainings are designed for experiential learning – you will hear the information, see it, put into practice and acquire systems that you can put into action immediately.
How have you responded to COVID-19?
Based on the current Government measures required for the education sector, we have postponed our in-person training temporarily, and we look forward to the time when we can welcome students back through our classroom doors in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.
The good news is, we have transformed our renowned Certificate of Fashion Styling Online course into an immersive virtual learning experience. You can begin your journey to styling success, one virtual lesson at a time, and from anywhere in the world (and even in your slippers!).
Who are your courses for?
If your creative, passionate and like working with people, then you might just be the next leading stylist ready to conquer this inspiring industry.
Whether you’re looking at a career change, to up-skill or enter into the workforce for the first time, our diverse community has a place for you to grow and succeed in your individual way. Our education is designed to provide flexibility for remote learning and balancing studies between work and personal life.
Has styling changed since COVID-19 and is there work for Stylists?
What’s become apparent over this time is the varied and new opportunities opening up in the world of styling.
The increased demand for Professional Styling and Virtual Styling has transformed the opportunities available for trained stylists. Location barriers no longer exist and as we turn towards making more conscious buying decisions, the skills and knowledge of fashion stylists has never been more valuable.
Career pathways are continuing to evolve and there’s never been a more exciting time to be in this rewarding industry.
Can you tell me more about Personal and Editorial Styling?
The role of a Person Stylist is client focussed, using your skills and knowledge to assist in the curation of a desired client wardrobe or look. Personal styling goes beyond just the clothes we wear and requires a deeper understanding of human behaviour and how it impacts a clients style and confidence. The Certificate of Fashion Styling Course will equip you with the skills required to become a professional Personal Stylist.
Editorial Styling is one of the most sought after roles in the fashion styling industry. Collaborating with photographers, models, hair stylists and makeup artists, an Editorial Stylist’s role is to transform a creative vision into captivating visuals for publications, advertising, print and more. The Advanced Certificate of Creative Styling course will develop your creative direction and styling skills to work as an editorial, commercial, runway and red carpet stylist.
I live overseas, can you tell me more about the online training?
With opportunities for professional stylists growing fast and the need for flexible study options ever-evolving, we offer immersive virtual learning experiences so you can learn from anywhere in the world. Our online learning facilities include personal access to intensive training and exercises, as well as the world’s largest resource library housing the latest video, audio and downloadable documents for stylists.
You will be supported throughout your training with regular mentoring via phone or video calls and have access to our members-only student community of professional networking and styling opportunities.
What are the career options available after training?
We specialise in Fashion Styling and equip you with the business and marketing skills required to launch your career immediately in various areas of the Fashion Styling Industry. Our graduates have gone on to launch personal styling businesses, working with clients directly to curate personal wardrobes. Or work with high profile names and brands like Harpers Bazaar, Oscar Hunt, GQ, VAMFF, Grazia, Hugo Boss to style models for publications and advertising photoshoots.
Some career pathways include:
Personal, Editorial, Corporate, Virtual, Sustainable & Celebrity Styling.
Marketing, Image Consulting, In-store styling and more.
I'm ready! How do I get started?
After taking a read of our Course Guide, the next step is to submit your enrolment application. This includes a 20 minute phone chat with our friendly Student Advisor who can help guide you with options that best suit your styling career goals.