Mariam Pillay

Mariam has been working in the hairdressing industry for the past 12 years. During her hairdressing apprenticeship, Mariam received awards for Apprentice of the Year, Student of the Year, Best Creative Assignment, and Assignment of the Year. Her work has been showcased at the Every Woman Expo, Ferrari Show and the Miss Australia Pageant.

Following successful completion of her apprenticeship, Mariam managed a salon that was recognised as Salon of the Year. She was also personally recognised as Manager of the Year, which combined with another salon award gave her the opportunity to travel to Melbourne.

She has been involved in Perth Fashion Festival for five years, Style Aid for two years, has been part of the Schwarzkopf creative team for three years, and the Redken Session Styling team for the past two years. Her role with Redken allowed her to work in Sydney at Fashion Week and at various Redken shows in Perth.

Mariam worked at Volona & Associates for eight years before joining the WA Academy team. At WA Academy, Mariam has taught the Certificate III in Hairdressing, Certificate II in Hairdressing, Hairstyling for Makeup Artists course, as well as several workshops and school-based programmes.

I love to see my students progress and improve. The look of excitement on their face when they can do something I taught them is priceless.

Mariam loves all aspects of hairdressing and is passionate about training amazing hairdressers of the future.

CUAMUP403 Hairstyling For Make-Up Artists

(Part completion of Certificate III in Make-up SHB30215) The Hairstyling for Make-up Artists Program is a program designed from part of the Certificate III in Make-up (SHB30215) under the Hairdressing and Beauty Services Training package (SHB).  This program has been …

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Hairdressing Workshops & Refresher Courses

WA Academy also delivers workshops for the hairdressing industry for the purpose of expanding or refreshing your current skills or fine tuning an area of expertise. Workshops are delivered on a one-on-one basis from 10am to 2pm weekdays based on lecturer availability. …

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SHB30416 Certificate III in Hairdressing

This is the qualification that enables you to work as a hairdresser. It is the apprenticeship pathway and is recognised both nationally and internationally. The Certificate III in Hairdressing involves employment as an apprentice hairdresser in a full or part time capacity …

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