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Gateway and STAR Programmes

STAR

The objective of STAR is to enable schools to meet the needs of students by exposing them to various pathways and facilitate a smooth transition to workplace learning or tertiary study. 

The Cut Above Academy STAR program provides an opportunity to sample the Hairdressing, Barbering, Makeup Artistry and Special Effects Makeup industries. 

2022 STAR Intake Dates 

Makeup 1 & 2

  • 26688 Level 1 (4 Credits): 11-14 July 2022 & 10-13 October 2022
  • 27701 Level 2 (4 Credits): 11-14 July 2022 & 10-13 October 2022
Hairdressing 3
  • 28843 Level 3 (2 Credits): 11-14 July 2022 & 10-13 October 2022
  • 25790 Level 3 (4 Credits): 11-14 July 2022 & 10-13 October 2022

Barbering 2 & 3

  • 19808 Level 2 (4 Credits): 11-14 July 2022 & 10-13 October 2022
  • 28018 Level 3 (4 Credits): 11-14 July 2022 & 10-13 October 2022

SFX Makeup 3

  • 9681 Level 3 (3 Credits): 11-14 July 2022 & 10-13 October 2022
  • 28946 Level 3 (4 Credits): 11-14 July 2022 & 10-13 October 2022

    Information

    Hours
    Tuesday to Thursday: 9.00am to 5.00pm 

    Locations
    City Campus
    Ground Level, 360 Queen Street
    Auckland CBD 

     

    Gateway

    The Gateway program opens new pathways from high school to tertiary study and workplace learning. It is a great opportunity for students to experience workplace learning and tertiary study prior to making decisions about their career path. 

    We run Gateway programs in Hairdressing, Barbering and Makeup, and unit standards gained through the Gateway program leads to nationally recognised qualifications and counts towards NCEA qualifications. 

    2022 Gateway Intake Dates

    Makeup 1, 2 & 3

    • 26688 Level 1 (4 Credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022
    • 27701 Level 2 (4 Credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022
    • 1307 Level 3 (3 Credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022

    Barbering 2 & 3

    • 19808 Level 2 (4 Credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022
    • 28018 Level 3 (4 Credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022
    • 1307 Level 3 (3 Credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022
    Hairdressing 3
    • 28843 Level 3 (2 Credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022
    • 25790 Level 3 (4 Credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022
    • 1307 Level 3 (3 Credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022

    SFX Makeup 3 

    • 9681 Level 3 (3 credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022
    • 28946 Level 3 (4 credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022
    • 1307 Level 3 (4 credits): 11-15 July 2022 & 10-14 October 2022


    Information

    Hours
    Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm 

    Location
    City Campus
    Ground floor, 360 Queen Street

    Auckland CBD

    Block Course

    2022 Block Course Intake Dates 

    Creative Collaboration SFX, Makeup, Barbering & Hair Artistry

    • 25790 Level 3 (4 credits): 18-21 July 2022-10-14 October 2022
    • 27701 Level 2 (4 credits): 18-21 July 2022-10-14 October 2022
    • 28018 Level 3 (4 credits): 18-21 July 2022-10-14 October 2022


    For all Gateway, Block Course, and STAR phone enquiries give Pauline a call (09) 303 0181 for more information. 

    You can also download our 2022 Gateway, Block Course, and STAR information document here.