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Body, Beauty and Hairdressing

EIT offers programmes in the hairdressing and beauty therapy fields, preparing its graduates for careers in dynamic, challenging and satisfying areas of both industries.

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Featured Programme

Certificate in Applied Practical Skills – Fashion, Beauty, Health and Hair

With this certificate you can start carving a path toward a future working in the hair, beauty, fashion, health and fitness industries. As a project-based learning programme, you can move on to further study or develop your skills to find a job.

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Katherine Hodson, Certificate in Hairdressing (Level 3)

An EIT Youth Scholarship is helping 17-year-old Katherine Hodson pursue her passion for hairdressing.

Katherine, who started her Certificate in Hairdressing studies in February, says her “foot in the door” was attending the Hawke’s Bay Schools Trades Academy last year.

“I was the first at my school to do Trades Academy,” the former Iona College student says. “I had a super interest in seeing if hairdressing really was what I wanted to do.”

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Featured Staff

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Theresa Styles

Theresa has been involved with the Beauty & Body programme at EIT since its inception in 2001.  Her focus is on providing quality tuition in order to prepare students for their careers in the Beauty Therapy Industry.  She trained in Auckland and holds an Honours Diploma in both beauty therapy and electrolysis from the Joyce Blok Institute, along with the CIDESCO Diploma from Zurich.

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Services to the Public


Relax in our modern hairdressing salon where our supervised students will begin your appointment with a consultation, a shampoo treatment and a relaxing scalp massage.  Phone (o6) 974 8000 ext 6930 for an appointment. Click here for a list of our services, prices and contact information.

Students provide beauty and body therapy services to the public in the modern purpose-built Beauty Therapy clinic.  Students run the clinic as a commercial entity, providing future employers with work ready graduates.

Refresh, EIT Beauty and Body Therapy Clinic offers a full variety of face and body services from “Express” to "Deluxe" treatments. Open Tuesdays during term time from 1-7pm.  Click here for services offered.

Facilities 

Salon ELITE, hairdressing training, A full range of professional salon services including, conditioning treatment, short and long hair styling, cutting, and colouring, styling. Open 9am-4.30pm – Mon to Fri.

EIT are proud of their hairdressing training salon “Salon Elite” which truly reflects the commitment to professionalism and image.

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