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New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) Level 3

Training for hairdressers begins with the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing Salon Support (Level 3)

Go from complete novice to technical level, capable of earning your place in a successful salon – or qualifying for entry to the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 4).

  

Hair Salon

Course Content

In this exciting course, you'll be immersed in various techniques for cutting, colouring and styling. Then, put your newfound skills to the test in our on-site salon to build your confidence and creative flair.

We'll also teach you how to sell yourself to future employers with networking skills, sales techniques and communication skills. 

Course content includes:

  • Blow-waving and setting
  • Long-hair styling
  • Product knowledge
  • Trichology and hair treatments
  • Scissor and razor cutting
  • Colouring, Highlighting and foiling
  • Retail, Reception and Communication skills
  • Professional development

Bonus Course Features

Personal hairdressing kit

Receive your Cut Above Hairdressing Kit packed with professional hairdressing equipment, including combs, brushes and the tools of the trade for cutting and colouring. Please note this is considered a course related cost, so is not included as part of your course fees*

Build your own portfolio

Build your brand as a hairdresser, with hands-on training in the perfect blow wave, long hair styling, hair treatments, scissor and razor cutting, highlighting and foiling and colour styling. You’ll graduate with a portfolio of work to wow prospective clients and employers.

Duration

32 weeks  

Entry Requirements

Entry is open to beginners and all applicants are considered however you must be:

  • Able to demonstrate a basic understanding of spoken and written English 

It is also advisable that applicants have completed NCEA Level 1 (or equivalent) and it is the Academy's preference that candidates are interviewed before enrolment in order to ensure their success. 

Career Opportunities

You will be able to provide basic hairdressing services under the supervision of a senior operator and demonstrate customer service skills both over the telephone and face-to-face.

You may also find employment as a hairdresser or stylist in a salon or fashion event.   


Qualifications Awarded

  • New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing Salon Support - Level 3
  • NZQA credits towards the National Certificate in Hairdressing (Professional Stylist) - Level 4

Intake Dates 

Auckland City Campus 

6 February 2023
17 July 2023 

Tauranga Campus 

6 February 2023
17 July 2023 

Location

This course is offered at our Auckland City campus.

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Course Costs*

Domestic 

You may be eligible for fees free study! If so, the below fees and costs will not apply to you. Refer to the website www.feesfree.govt.nz to check if you are eligible, as course fees are paid up to a maximum of $12,000.

  • Tuition Fee: $9,511*
  • Course Related Costs: $1,000*
*Prices subject to change.

If you're eligible for fees free study, you still need to apply for a Student Loan if you want to borrow for course-related costs or living cost. Find out if you're eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit Studylink.

If you are aged between 16 and 19 years, you may qualify for one of our Youth Guarantee fee-free spots.

International

  • Tuition Fee: $19,500 NZD
  • Course Related Costs: $1,750 NZD

Cut Above Academy is one of the trading names for the registered PTE Yoobee Colleges. Your enrolment is with Yoobee Colleges Ltd and your qualification is issued by Yoobee Colleges.

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