Looking for a cool and artistic career you can put your creative flair on? A career in barbering might be the path for you.
The New Zealand barbering industry is booming with popularity, providing plenty of career opportunities for the keen up and coming barber.
This course provides a perfect blend of traditional and contemporary barbering skills from clipper, scissor, and razor cutting to street savvy taper fades, line-outs and cut-throat shaving.
By the time you complete this course, you’ll be industry ready, with both the technical and professional skills to help you succeed and even lead you to your own barber business.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Certificate in Barber Skills (Level 3)
|Next intake||Feb 2020 View more details|
1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
|Indicative Fees||$6,680 total cost of qualification for domestic students View full fees information|
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Holders of this certificate have the basic skills to begin work in the barbering industry, undertaking introductory barbering haircuts and services.
Topics you'll cover
- Professional Practice
- Barbering Hair and Scalp Analysis
- Salon and Customer Service
- Male Grooming Techniques
- Barbering Skills
- Barbering Client Journey
- Creative Barbering Techniques
|Indicative Fees||$6,680 total cost of qualification for domestic students|
|Course related costs||
You will be required to purchase a professional barbering tool kit. Details will be supplied when accepted into the course.
Help with fees
Are you Eligible for Free Fees?
There are two ways you can take advantage of free fees. One is through Toi Ohomai’s range of free courses. These are separate to the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative so you don’t need to check your eligibility in relation to fees – simply apply in the normal way and we’ll take it from there.
The other is through the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative: If you’re starting tertiary study for the first time you might be eligible for a year’s worth of free fees. Find out more in our FAQ about the government’s fees free initiative.
Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
Find out more and apply at studylink.govt.nz
Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
You’ll be invited to an information meeting prior to Toi Ohomai offering you a place. This is your opportunity to find out more about the course content and to make sure you're on the most appropriate course for your career aspirations and current level of experience.
For courses at levels 1-3, domestic and international students will be required to:
Complete a diagnostic assessment either prior to or in the first 2 weeks of their study to ensure students can meet adequate literacy and numeracy skills to enable them to meet all academic, health and safety requirements of their programme and to enable appropriate support to be provided.
Provide evidence of ability to complete academic requirements.
English language requirements
Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||17 Feb 2020|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||17 Feb 2020|
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||13 Jul 2020|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||13 Jul 2020|
- 1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Further Study Options
Courses Offered at Toi Ohomai
Courses Currently Under Development at Toi Ohomai, or Offered at Other Institutions
- New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Barbering (Level 4)