ProgrammeFull time – 1 year
Annual Fees(indicative 2019)
|New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) (YG)||Advised on enrolment|
Domestic Applications due
|Received all year|
International Applications due
|Christchurch - Madras Street, Timaru|
For more informationEmail [email protected]
Gain the foundation skills needed to start a career in hairdressing.
This programme has been designed to provide a broad introduction to hairdressing, and a foundation to build upon with further study. You'll learn about salon culture, hierarchy and terminology so you can communicate appropriately with clients, peers and supervisors.
You'll also learn elementary styling skills such as blow drying, moulding, setting and long hair-ups, plus colour treatment basics. Health and safety, hygiene and personal health and presentation within a salon environment are also covered.
NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification. In some instances you may also receive Ara credits. Ara credits are tertiary study credits that can be used to enter further study at tertiary level in New Zealand. Please note the number of Ara and NZQF credits are unrelated and may be different.
This programme is offered through the Youth Guarantee Scheme, and is available to students aged 16 to 19 years old who are New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents.
What if English is not my first language?
If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.
Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart .
- If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
- If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.
To apply for this course please complete:
- An application form
This qualification shows employers that you have the ability to perform basic tasks competently within a salon environment.
The New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) Level 3 leads on to several other qualifications in this sector, including the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) Level 4.
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|Unit / Achievement Standard Number||Unit Standard Title||Version No||NZQF Credits||Level 1 Credits||Level 2 Credits||Level 3 Credits||Level 4 Credits|
|6402||Provide basic life support||8||1||1|