Now’s your chance to become a hair stylist. Learn the skills to get started in a salon in this hands-on, one-year course.
You learn how to perform beginning styling tasks like blow-drying, moulding, setting, and long hair-ups. You also learn how to mix, apply and remove colours.
Looking after customers is also part of this course. You learn how to carry out reception duties and provide limited client consultation. It all takes place at our professional training salon where you get to work with real clients.
This introductory course gets you started along your career pathway.
On completion you might decide to seek an apprenticeship, or continue with further study on our Level 4 course.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3)
|Locations||Rotorua, Taupō, Tauranga, Whakatāne|
|Next intake||Feb 2019 View more details|
1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
|Indicative Fees||$6,815 total cost of qualification for domestic students View full fees information|
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- salon support role
- salon assistant
Topics you'll cover
- The Salon Assistant
- Shampoo Service and Scalp Massage
- Introduction to Hair Colouring and Product Knowledge
- Introduction to Hair Styling and Perming
- Elementary Hair Styling
- Introduction to Hair Cutting
- Salon Reception and Client Service
- Hair Colouring and Competition Work
|Indicative Fees||$6,815 total cost of qualification for domestic students|
|Course related costs||
A list of required items will be provided once you are accepted onto the course.
Items will include kit and a uniform top.
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||Monday, 25 February 2019|
|Taupō||Taupō Campus||Monday, 25 February 2019|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||Monday, 25 February 2019|
|Whakatāne||Whakatāne Campus||Monday, 25 February 2019|
- 1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)