So what’s required of you to become a professional stylist capable of handling any and all assignments?
The requirements are simple and straightforward:
3. The Willingness to learn
If you have these qualifications The Australian College of Professional Styling will provide you with the knowledge and skills to ensure your success.
There are no rules to being a successful stylist. You need no specialised skill or qualification other than the desire to succeed. A successful stylist does not have to be gifted. Every professional stylist was once a complete beginner. Success is primarily a matter of knowing how to go about it.
Thousands of newspapers and magazines, fashion companies, advertising agencies, film and television production companies, boutique shops, corporate clients and private individuals rely on freelance stylists. And, with all the styling work that needs to be done, why not?
However, as you’ll discover, the need for your styling skills doesn’t end here. There is a range of other lucrative freelance and full-time work to be obtained including image consultancy, food styling, visual merchandising, personal shopping and colour consultancy. Remember, even the up-and-coming band needs the right look. And,
somebody gets paid for providing it.
As you’ll also discover, professional styling is a business that goes far beyond creating an image. By the time you complete this Course, you will have an intimate knowledge of all aspects of professional styling - from identifying your clients needs and developing your ideas through to the important business side of marketing your professional skills and being paid for your efforts.
What’s more, you’ll be learning about the industry from the inside, receiving hundreds of tips and little insights from some of today’s most successful stylists and fashion leaders. Remember, like yourself, every one of these professionals was once a complete beginner.