Do you have a flair for hair?
This certificate will equip you with the skills and techniques to set you on the path to becoming a professional stylist. On completion, you can progress into the NZ Certificate in Hairdressing (Professional Stylist) (Level 4).
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the hairdressing industry with people who have obtained sufficient knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to perform limited salon and client support services that contribute to the effective operation of the salon.
This qualification is suitable if you have no prior knowledge or experience in support services for hairdressing salons and clients and if you wish to provide limited salon support and client support services in a hairdressing salon.
Project-based learning will be used to deliver the content practically so you are industry aligned and as a graduate you will be capable of operating at a foundation level under supervision.
- Preparation for employment in the hairdressing industry
- Foundation skills to designing a total look including short and long hair styling, cutting, colouring and reformation basics
- Client journey throughout the salon
- Creative hair design
- Work-based learning in salon ELITE, the EIT | Te Pūkenga commercial hairdressing salon
Come in and have a chat about your study options with the staff at our Hawke’s Bay campus and view our facilities anytime.
Your future career and study opportunities
Graduating with the NZ Certificate in Hairdressing (Level 3) will open up a wide variety of future opportunities in hairstyling and hair-care.
Following completion of the programme you will be well placed to enter the dynamic and glamorous world of professional hairstyling. The world will be your oyster and you could end up working in the following areas:
- Salon support
- Salon reception
- Retail sales
Complete your qualification by continuing your study with:
- NZ Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 4)
- NZ Certificate in Hairdressing (Professional Stylist) (Level 4)
There are two entry dates per year:
English language entry requirements
Academic learning services
Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT | Te Pūkenga. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.
We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.
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EIT | Te Pūkenga offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels. Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study. Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.
You can find a list of EIT | Te Pūkenga scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally. Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT | Te Pūkenga or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT | Te Pūkenga to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact email@example.com or call in for a chat.