What does Paraskevi mean?

Paraskevi International is named after and inspired by the Greek Saint, Saint Paraskevi.  A woman who never gave up on what she believed she was to do!  Paraskevi is also the Greek word for Friday, and means “Day of Preparation” or “Preparedness”.  Our desire is to help our students prepare for their future today by offering quality training and experience.

What is Paraskevi International's charter?

To train and mentor hairdressers through the delivery of training excellence that will set them apart from other newly qualified hairdressers.  To grow our brand in the community by providing outstanding quality and value in hairdressing for our clients, and to develop student capability through the delivery of training excellence, with an emphasis on providing sustainable employment outcomes for all students.

What are Paraskevi International's values?

A safe environment, Respect for the individual, An encouraging culture, Commitment to excellence, People achieving their full potential, A fun place for all.

Are the courses at Paraskevi International government registered and will my qualifications be nationally recognized?

Paraskevi International is a Registered Training Organisation. On successful completion of your course you will receive a Qualification Certificate which is nationally recognized.

Am I guaranteed a job at the end of my course?

Paraskevi International cannot guarantee graduates a job, however, we can recommend you to employers, but this would be dependent upon your results and work ethic.  If you work hard and achieve good results, we will feel comfortable recommending you for employment

What do my course fees pay for, are there any extra fees and do I have to pay them up front or can I pay by installments?

At Paraskevi International there are no hidden fees. The course prices stated at enrollment interview will include all materials and equipment you will require during your course studies, including all tuition fees, hairdressing kit, workbooks, name badge and your very own Paraskevi International shirts. You are able to pay your course fees in installment and are happy to discuss your payment options with you at your enrollment interview.

What financial assistance is available to me?

Centrelink and Job Service Providers may be able to assist you financially with a one off payment and/or ongoing support. Paraskevi International will provide those seeking assistance opportunities with a letter detailing the course outline, duration, attendance, timetable and course costs.

Do I receive recognition for any previous studies or work experience?

Yes! Paraskevi International has a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy. This is to ensure that a student’s prior learning achieved through formal and work experience is recognized. Please ask for an application at the time of your enrollment.

Is there a dress code?

Paraskevi International is an elite school that instills high regard for presentation and work ethic in its students and staff. Students are required to comply with the school’s appropriate dress code at all times and are required to wear the college polo shirt and name badge to be worn with plain black trousers/skirt and black enclosed shoes.