Having worked in the beauty industry for over 20 years, Virginia now has the opportunity to pass on her knowledge and experience to our students so they can succeed in this exciting and ever-changing industry. Virginia is a qualified Beauty Therapist, Nail Technician and qualified Trainer and Assessor. Virginia has been working as an SCA Educator for the past 11 years. In this time, Virginia has had the pleasure of working as part as a growing team that is focused on providing a high level of professional education and training.
Val has been a Beauty Therapist for the past 28 years. In that time, Val has worked in a busy salons, owned her own successful salon and had years of teaching experience. Val loves being a part of the SCA team of professional, enthusiastic Trainers and Assessors who are all passionate about the ever-changing beauty industry. Val endeavours to provide students with the knowledge and experience to enter into a challenging yet extremely rewarding career. Val obtains immense satisfaction from working with the students, whose achievements at the end of the course makes us all feel proud and privileged to have been part of their journey. Val is a Diploma qualified Beauty Therapist and qualified Trainer and Assessor.
Taryn has been working in the beauty industry for the past 13 years and is a Diploma qualified Beauty Therapist and qualified Trainer and Assessor. Working in the beauty industry has offered Taryn many different opportunities and career paths that has lead her to work at SCA Hair & Beauty Academy. Taryn has been teaching for the past 2 years at SCA and has had the chance to share her experience and knowledge with a fantastic team of like-minded professionals and students.
Emma has been working in the Hairdressing Industry for over 25 years and has extensive experience gained from working with key industry leaders. Emma has worked in a variety of Hairdressing positions including Hair Stylist, Salon Owner, Technical Trainer & Sales rep for leading hair brands and has completed the Three Six Five Salon Management Programme. One of Emma’s career highlights was working overseas in a leading London salon.
Emma has been a Hairdressing Trainer & Assessor for 9 years and has been with the Academy since the introduction of hairdressing and barbering courses. Emma loves watching students develop their skills and evolve into competent stylists. Emma is very passionate about the hair industry and believes that we need to continually educate ourselves to remain current in the ever-changing world of hair. Emma is firm believer that education and training is key.
Emma has a Certificate III and IV in Hairdressing, Diploma of Salon Management as well as post-trade commercial men’s barbering skills and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
Craig has dreamt of working with the best in the industry and has achieved this at a relatively young age. Craig is a qualified Certificate III Hairdresser and Trainer and Assessor. Craig loves to educate and share his passion for all things hair. Craig is excited to be apart of SCA Hair and Beauty Academy and teaching the new generations of hairdressers. Craig owns and operates his own successful salon based in Wollongong CBD.
Vanessa has over 16 years of experience in the hair industry and has worked on editorial shoots in Marie Claire and Rush Magazine. Vanessa still works regularly in the fashion industry for hair and makeup and is well renowned for her bridal work through her business The Bridal Hair Co.
Blayne is a qualified Hairdresser and Barber with multiple years in the industry. Blayne owns and manages his own Barber salon in the Wollongong CBD. He specialises in mens cutting and grooming with our Barbering students at the Academy.