Hairdressing

Want to travel the world? Enjoy meeting new people? You may not have considered hairdressing or beauty therapy as career options but, if you are creative, love working with people and helping them look and feel their best, a career as a hairdresser or beauty therapist could be your pathway to success locally and abroad.

Programmes

  • New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 4)

    • Code: NZ2412
    • Intakes: Semester 1
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This level 4 hairdressing programme builds on your prior knowledge, skills and standards of professional hairdressing practice. It will increase your ability to work as an intermediate-level salon stylist who...

  • New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3)

    • Code: NZ2411
    • Intakes: Semester 1
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    Our introductory level 3 hairdressing programme provides the knowledge, skills and standards of professional practice for the hairdressing industry. You’ll learn how to perform reception duties, provide limited client consultation,...

Courses

  • Chemical Hair Reformation

    • Code: HAIR.4307
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 20
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to be able to perform advanced chemical reformation techniques including perming, smoothing and straightening. Students will...

  • Client Consultation

    • Code: HAIR.4302
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to develop students’ knowledge and skills in client consultation, enabling them to carry out in-depth hair and scalp analysis, and to support colleagues within...

  • Complex Colouring

    • Code: HAIR.4306
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to be able to perform advanced hair colouring and colour correction services. Students will develop and...

  • Complex Styling

    • Code: HAIR.4303
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 20
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to perform advanced hair styling using complex setting and dressing techniques. Students will learn to combine...

  • Elementary Hair Styling

    • Code: HAIR.3305
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 20
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to further develop students’ practical skills in elementary hair styling services including blow-waving, setting and hair-ups. Students will learn to use a range of...

  • Hair Colouring and Competition Work

    • Code: HAIR.3308
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to develop students’ knowledge and skills in hair design. Students will explore hair design and creation using a variety of technical skills to produce...

  • Hair Design

    • Code: HAIR.4308
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to develop students’ creative hairdressing design skills. Students will research and explore hair design concepts and the techniques used to create various designs, enabling...

  • Introduction to Hair Colouring and Product Knowledge

    • Code: HAIR.3303
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 10
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    Gain introductory knowledge and skills in hair colouring. Also develop knowledge of hair products and services, and how to promote these to clients....

  • Introduction to Hair Cutting

    • Code: HAIR.3306
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 10
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with introductory knowledge and skills in cutting hair using basic techniques. Students will work on manikins throughout the course to develop...

  • Introduction to Hair Styling and Perming

    • Code: HAIR.3304
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    Gain introduction skills in hair styling and chemical hair perming services. Develop fundamental knowledge and skills in basic hair styling, the perming process and winding techniques....

  • Men’s Hair Cutting

    • Code: HAIR.4304
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 10
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to perform hair cutting services for men. Students will develop and adapt cutting techniques to create...

  • Salon Operations

    • Code: HAIR.4301
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 10
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to monitor, maintain and support salon operations with a particular focus on health, safety, security and...

  • Salon Reception and Client Service

    • Code: HAIR.3307
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge and skills in salon reception duties and procedures within the hairdressing industry. Students will also develop skills in customer...

  • Shampoo Service and Scalp Massage

    • Code: HAIR.3302
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    Gain the skills and knowledge to provide shampoo and conditioning services, and apply hair treatments using various scalp massage techniques. Learn about shampoo and conditioning products, and hair and scalp...

  • The Salon Assistant

    • Code: HAIR.3301
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 20
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    Gain knowledge of roles, services, and career pathways within the hair industry and salon environment, including work practices and expectations for salon assistants. Develop core skills in communicating and interacting...

  • Women’s Hair Cutting

    • Code: HAIR.4305
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge to be able to perform hair cutting services for women. Students will develop and adapt cutting...

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