DCI 2021

DCI Education and Founder Dario Cotroneo are excited for 2021.

Regardless of your location DCI have you covered with all aspects for your  hairdressing education.

With 1 Day Workshops, In Salon Training, Online Subscriptions and the infamous, Elevate & Mentor Programs you can continue to up skill and thrive within the industry.

We look forward to seeing you whether face to face or on our screens soon.  Love DCI ❤


Lift Shape Haircut & Balayage Technique

This cut & colour Colab with TIGI, is available via our Youtube channel complimentry to our hairdressing community.

The Lift Shape haircut is a unique long hair shape. The sectioning pattern provides a new way to cut shape in and around bone structure and provides a sustainable shape that will be easy to maintain for your client. The Balayage colour technique compliments the haircut.

We hope you enjoy watching the step by step video, watch via link below.



Hands on Courses

Cutting Workshops

We offer a comprehensive portfolio of hairdressing education designed to meet a variety of learning requirements.  From our 1 Day Workshops, the start point of thousands of successful students to our acclaimed Yearly Programs, alumni of DCI Education are building successful careers in all areas of the global hairdressing industry.  We will ensure that not only will you gain real commercial skills from our courses; you will become part of the DCI Family. Contact Veronica to discuss your educational needs via email veronica@dcieducation.com or call #61 2 9380 2217.

NOTE! In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation, we have put in place precautionary measures to keep our community safe. As we all make sense of the evolving situation, DCI is guided by two priorities: ensuring safety and health whilst minimising disruption to our learners.

DCI  have a maximum of 10 students per workshop and will take into consideration space between students and high hygiene practise.

Take Care, Keep Motivated & Educated and Stay Well.


THRIVE our 1 day SHORT hair cutting workshop is designed to share and inspire hairdressers, how to create new and modern short hair shapes around bone structure and refresh your in-salon work to inspire you salon clients/guests. DCI Have 2 platforms to choose: Face To Face Workshop or Online Video Subscription.

Book All 3 Workshop’s As Package And Save $!

Next THRIVE Face To Face:

Brisbane – October 25

Sydney – October 31

Melbourne – November 7

Online Subscription:



BUILD our 1 Day LONG Hair Cutting Workshop covers our unique salon friendly approach to cutting beautiful, modern long hair shapes in and around bone structure. 3 new long hair shapes are taught to inspire salon clients. DCI Have 2 platforms to choose: Face To Face Workshop or Online Video Subscription.

Book All 3 Workshop’s As Package And Save $!

Next Build Face To Face:

Sydney – September 12

Online Subscription:



GROW is our 1 day MEDIUM length classic hair cutting workshop designed for hairdressers who are looking for additional structure and control in their work. Progressing from a precise Lob to a very expensive looking graduated bob.  DCI Have 2 platforms to choose:  Face To Face Workshop or Online Video Subscription.

Book All 3 Workshop’s As Package And Save $!

Next GROW Face To Face:

Sydney – October 17

Online Subscription:


DCI Awards

Multi Award Winning Education – DCI Education is elite hairdressing training within the hairdressing industry. Head Educator  Dario Cotroneo

Winner – Excellence In Education AHFA Awards 2020

Winner – Best Individual Educator AHIA Awards 2020

Winner – Excellence In Education AHFA Awards 2019

Winner – Excellence In Education AHFA Awards 2017

Winner – Best Education Business Hair Expo 2016


In Salon Workshops

DCI Education has been performing In Salon Education for over 20 years and is the backbone of our education. We truly love visiting like-minded salons and connecting with salon staff in the comfort of their own salon environment. All in salon training is structured to suit the salons needs.

Available in Sydney | Perth | Brisbane | Melbourne | Canberra

Contact veronica@dcieducation.com


DCI Youtube Channel Latest Content

Cut | Style | Consult Seminar

A New Way Forward With Real Hair In The Chair!

Join Dario Cotroneo from DCI Education for a unique consult, cut & style seminar online. If you want some motivation then tune in as Dario will be sharing his unique method for cutting hair in and around bone structure. Be inspired and learn something new to refresh your in-salon work.

You can watch Dario via link below.



Consultation Masterclasses

Join the Master of Client Consultations – Dario Cotroneo, for a 7 series Master Consult Workshop, brought to you by Timely.

Watch Dario and Lu chat about all things hair inspiration, motivation, tools, tips and tricks to help you in the salon environment.

Each chapter has a free Workbook you can download. Chapters included; “Who Is Dario?”, “Be The Change”, “Ego”, “Emotions”, “7 Steps”, “Consultation” & “Before & After Care”.

The series is completely FREE to watch, so we invite you, your beautiful team and friends. To view the full 8 week content click View.

Big Love from all the team at DCI Education & Timely ❤


Online Learning

Streaming DCI Library

DCI believes that great hairdressing education should be available to all globally, no matter where you live. With our comprehensive on line learning platforms, we have various options for you to choose from, to suit your current and future learning journey.

The DCI Streaming Library online, brings you the right hairdressing education step-by-step videos for every learning moment in your career – on your computer, your mobile, your tablet and more. We have designed our unique Library space for you to log in and enjoy over 70 of our high quality hairdressing step-by-step cutting, colouring, balayage and editorial hair up videos anywhere, anytime from our DCI Library online. For only $15 per month subscription, you can continue to learn no matter your location. Updated regularly with new content.

Join the DCI Streaming Library NOW!  Full details and to  Subscribe – Click View!


Yearly Programs

Elevate Program

Interested For 2022.

The Elevate Program, available Face To Face, will elevate your skills in hairdressing to the next level. Designed for hairdressers who are looking for additional structure and control in their work, over 10 modules, you will gain confidence learning 10 classic minimal timeless haircuts. Progressing from long to shorter lengths, the core techniques of classic minimal precision cutting will be perfected with our care and guidance throughout the year.

Join the Elevate Program workshops with Dario Cotroneo for 2022. Full details – Click View!


Mentor Program

Interested For 2022.

The Mentor Program, available Face To Face, is designed to get you on a new path by developing confidence and consistency in strong, new, progressive editorial cutting techniques, plus the very best client engagement and communication techniques, to help your work be understood and respected.  The goal is to give hairdressers a fresh, new, modern perspective in hair cutting and hair styling techniques, and be inspired over 10 modules.

Join the Mentor Program workshops with Dario Cotroneo for 2022. Full details  – Click View!




Sydney Australia

Phone:  +61 2 9380 2217