Afflick - Hairdresser - Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Lesley Afflick

Newcastle, NSW, Australia



Work History

Head Teacher - Hairdressing


From January 1984


Glemby International

January 1982 - December 1983

Manager of salon within David Jones Newcastle. At this time I was also a Glemby Trainer for salons across David Jones, Grace Bros & Myer throughout NSW.

Technical Advisor


June 1975 - December 1981

Working with Sales & Marketing sections. This role entailed educating hairdressers in the use of products, technical assistance to salons, product development from marketing perspective and with sales in development of client base.
Touring with Australian and International Stylists for roadshows and product releases.
Natural Styling, Toning, Bonacare & all method systems, in addition to traditional Igora Royal, Advanced Colour & Master Seminars were part of the range of education on which I worked. I was also responsible for training some of the NZ Technical team.


Newcastle Hair & Beauty Academy - Hunter TAFE

I currently work as the Head Teacher of Hairdressing at the state of the art facility for Hairdressing.
This is located at Newcastle Campus where we have 6 Hair salons and 3 Beauty salons.

Our aim is to deliver purposeful, quality education for the hairdressers of the future and to existing hairdressers who want to excel at their career.
We offer a variety of delivery modes to suit the individual with educators having cutting edge skills in hairdressing and highest levels of educational skills.

Newcastle Hair & Beauty Academy - Hunter TAFE was designed to provide a seamless movement from the industry salon to TAFE, where they are exposed to the latest in environment, equipment, technology and skills delivered by highly qualified staff.

I am very privileged to work with such passionate and skilled staff and I love coming to work each day.
Why not visit some of our postings on Youtube - Newcastle Hair & Beauty Academy - Hunter TAFE.

Passion of Hair

I feel that being a hairdresser is akin to being born into a circus family from the view point that once Hairdressing is in your blood it is with you for life.

Those who become successful in this great industry are those who have a true passion for making others look and feel better about themselves. We may not always stay working in a salon as a hairdresser, there are a great deal of opportunities with theatre, film and TV, product companies, as educators and when travelling overseas the skills of Australian hairdressers are widely sort.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Education (Technical)

Bachelor of Education (Technical)

Diploma of Teaching (TAFE)

Diploma of Teaching (TAFE)

Graduate Certificate in Personnel Management

Graduate Certificate in Personnel Management

Certificate IV Training & Assessment TAE10

Certificate IV Training & Assessment TAE10

Diploma Hairdressing Salon Management

Diploma Hairdressing Salon Management

Diploma of Business (Frontline Management)

Diploma of Business (Frontline Management)

UTS Sydney

University of Newcastle, Australia

Hunter Girls High

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