Jacqueline George

Certificate III Hairdressing Trainer

Demi International Brisbane

Jacqueline George is a multifaceted hairdressing professional with a career spanning several decades, beginning as a trainee at age 14 and progressing to roles such as salon owner, manager, teacher, auditor, and assessor. Specialising in Hairdressing, Barbering, Trichology, and Teaching, Jacqueline leverages her comprehensive industry knowledge to guide and inspire newcomers in the field.

Get to know Jacqueline

So, besides Demi, where else are you working? And how long have you been there?

I have been working in a salon/barbershop since January 2023.

When did your hairdressing career begin? What was your first role? What other roles have you had?

My career started when I was 14 years old as a trainee. Since then, I have been a salon owner and manager, teacher, auditor, and assessor.

What did you study to launch your career? Where did you study?

Ladies Hairdressing in 1986 at BL Training England.

What are your particular areas of expertise?

Hairdressing, Barbering, Trichology, Teaching.

How do you think the industry will change in the next 10 years?

The industry will be better regulated for qualifications. The industry itself is continually changing, and that’s what makes it exciting.

What are common questions prospective students always want to know before studying hairdressing?

I’m often asked how far and how high they can go as haidressers.

What advice would you give to someone who is interested in a career in your industry?

Join a recommended training college. 

What do you love about teaching hair?

I love giving back to others the experience of being mentored by amazing people over the years.

Why do you believe students are better placed studying hairdressing at Demi vs the competition?

Students benefit from more personal, smaller training groups at Demi.

What has been the highlight of your career so far?

Working with British Hairdresser of the Year Andrew Barton & Gary Hooker.

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