Prefer the flexibility of learning online?
Can’t wait to start?
Our Personal Stylist Certification Course is now Online!
Become a Personal Fashion Stylist in just 6 weeks with the most comprehensive online personal styling short course in the industry.
Gain insights of 20 years of personal styling experience and start your very own business shopping, styling and changing people’s lives!
- Get paid to help others feel great in what they wear
- Enjoy being your own boss
- Work when you want to suit your lifestyle
- You get to play with fashion every day!
- You cannot help but improve your own style when you learn to be a personal stylist
Not just any online course
Our sell out, face to face course has been adapted to an exciting online format
including 12 months access to:
- Video content developed specifically for visual online learning
- Footage from our live face to face course
- Comprehensive fully editable online training manual
- Live Q&A Sessions with Cindy during the course.
- PLUS receive 12 months of access to monthly live Q&A webinars & back catalogue
- Access to our PSA Graduates forum.
- Online stylist resources
- Your very own Personal Fashion Stylist Certificate
— a fast growing industry
As an industry, personal styling is reaching year on year growth.
There’s a perception that personal styling is for celebrities, however, this is just a tiny fraction of the people using personal styling services. Of course the fashion industry is in need of quality trained personal stylists, however, people from all walks of life with many, many different reasons, motivations and requirements seek the specialist support of a personal stylist.
- Personal Shopping
- Professional Wardrobe Support
- Personal Branding
- Style Advice
- Colour and Fit Support
Work with purpose and passion in your new life and career.
This is your opportunity to study with an industry leading education provider and learn from Australia’s premier personal stylist.
Professional Styling Academy
— be the best, learn from the best
The Professional Styling Academy is the industry leader in personal styling. It teaches the skills to style others with compassion and heart and provides relevant and practical hands- on content. You’ll learn the proven method to style clients as well as run a successful styling business — if that’s where your passion lies.
You see, completing the course opens new doors — to new careers, and to new lives. Some graduates move straight into a styling career, whilst others apply the skills and expertise they learn in the course to their existing careers or to meet their professional aspirations and enhance their employability.
Meet your educator
Cindy Newstead is Australia’s most experienced personal stylist having personally carried out more than 8,000 personal style consultations. Not only that: she’s also trained over 750 personal stylists. She’s a nationally recognised authority when it comes to fashion and styling – and we’re offering YOU a spot in a course that she’ll be PERSONALLY doing.
- Experience from OVER 8,000 personal consultations
- Official Stylist for Chadstone The Fashion Capital
- Owns the largest styling business in Australia
- First and only stylist to open a PRIVATELY-OWNED styling suite in a shopping centre
- Published Author
- NLP Master Practitioner
- Creates & facilitates her own major runways
- Founder of Shopping & Relaxation Tours to Vietnam since 2014
Why Personal Styling?
You deserve creative, fulfilling work, but you’re not sure how to move past from where you are now, to where you want to be.
Having trained over 1000 students that have changed their lives through our professional styling program, we can show you what it takes to:
- Turn your passion into a career you love.
- Build the skills, expertise, systems and processes to run a thriving personal styling business.
- Feel less stressed and overwhelmed trying to have a balance between your family life and a rewarding career.
- Translate your desire to help people and make a difference into a successful work life.
Love Your Work
You can create a work life that’s rewarding and lucrative, whilst still being there for your family and having room in your life for your passions.
Our online home study personal stylist program shares the professional and technical expertise and skills Cindy has developed from almost twenty years of working as Australia’s leading stylist and foremost style expert. Let Cindy show you how to transform your career, and transform your life.
Complete Certification Program
The Professional Styling Academy Online Certification course provides contemporary, cutting edge training that meets the needs of an evolving industry. The content is relevant and based on practical, hands-on content delivered by an industry leader.
- 6-week (interactive or certified) course that can be completed at your own pace with 12 months access to content.
- 12-month access. Download Course Booklets and worksheets.
- Become a Personal Fashion Stylist in just 6 weeks or over 12 months – study when you want, how you want with 12 months access to our self paced course.
Here’s what you’ll learn:
This module will give you a complete foundation and understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a stylist, the 5 key elements of style and the many benefits your clients will have from a personal styling experience which will help you sell your service to your clients.
In this module, you will explore in depth the various personal style profiles. Your client will be amazed when you create looks that tap into their personal style after you learn a simple process on how to create a window into your client’s personal style preferences.
These are amongst the most critical modules that will help you become a successful stylist. After these modules you will understand why learning body shape from a body shape book is inadequate as best, if not impossible, especially for a professional stylist who will be dressing all shapes and sizes.
Fear not, learn not only professional industry secrets on dressing all body shapes and sizes but also Cindy’s invaluable Dynamic Styling System that will give you the advantage over other stylists to confidently and successfully dress any client.
No matter what size or shape your client is you will know how to make them look and feel fantastic and have them coming back to you for more.
A fun module where you will learn a simple process to edit any wardrobe, your client will love how you have created order in their life.
Being a stylist means you need to be ahead of the trends, in this module you will learn about the history of trends and how to keep ahead of them in the future so your friends and clients want to keep coming back to you for advice and update their look.
Colour can be confusing to many, but this module breaks it down in a very simplified way, so you can dress your clients and create a mix and match wardrobe using colours that bring their complexion alive.
Sometimes clients want advice on hair and makeup, how does a stylist deal with this? With simple guidance you will have a plan for them that they can implement.
Everyone has different learning styles, emotional baggage, needs and wants that will have a huge impact on the outcome of your consultation with them. In this module you will learn how to quickly assess and understand your client and how to discuss with them the many delicate issues that come up during this very personal service. Using empowering language and rapport building strategies you will earn a level of trust and respect from your client that will ensure you achieve a successful outcome every time.
This module is the most exciting and fun part of being a personal stylist and in this module you will learn how to make it even more enjoyable by learning a step by step proven process that makes it simple to give your client the experience and the clothes they desire.
From business basics that even a complete business novice will understand through to a business development process and client management, this module will help you create, at the level that you wish to take it, your own unique business model and marketing strategy that will bring you your ideal clients and desired income.
Meet Our Graduates
Our course can help you live your dream life as a Personal Stylist
No experience? No worries!
Our course was created with beginners in mind so that you too can use the unique and proven styling system & business model behind the amazing growth of the largest pesonal style consultancy in Australia.
Live your dream life as a Personal Stylist making a difference in the lives of others every day with fashion and heart.
“The experience was amazing.”
“Amazing course, best choice of my life.”
Kate Hastings, PSA Graduate
Don’t be afraid of walking into a group of unbelievably well-dressed fashionistas: all our students are exactly like you: looking for the tools to start their own styling business.
Our course is for people who love to dress the everyday person. You do not need a background in fashion, nor do you need any kind of experience.
Spend just 5 days with Cindy and she will prepare you for a career as a successful Personal Stylist
Cindy is such an inspirational person, her passion is infectious. Cindy is full of knowledge and is generous with sharing it. By being part of both styling courses with Cindy and the Professional Styling Academy, it gave me the confidence to pursue my passion. I’m now running my own personal styling business and loving it.
The support didn’t finish at the end of the course, it continues with monthly stylist meetings where Cindy shares her experiences and the current fashion trends and also gives us stylists the opportunity to ask questions and learn from each other.
If you’re considering a career in personal styling Cindy is the person to learn from.
Antoinette Stonham, PSA Graduate
Founder of Allaboutstyle