NZ Certificate in Hairdressing Salon Support  

Level 3

2021 Intakes:

  • 19th July


32 Weeks

Programme details


Fulltime hours

Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm, Fridays 9am to 1pm ( half-day self-directed learning on a Friday).

Entry requirements

Open Entry

Qualification awarded

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing Salon Support (Level 3)


$9,103.00 (student loan available if eligible)

If you're eligible for fees free study you still need to apply for a Student Loan if you want to borrow course-related costs or living costs. You can apply through Studylink. Find out if you're eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit Studylink.

Our training facility has a warm inviting feel, where students are nurtured and motivated by our exceptional team to bring out their talent and be the very best they can be.

Our one-year training for hairdressers begins with the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing Salon Support (Level 3) which takes you from complete novice to technical level, capable of earning your place in a successful salon.

Graduates will also gain knowledge and skills in the fundamentals of colouring, highlighting and lowlighting as well as essential employment skills in consultation, safe and professional work practice, reception duties, sales and displays.

You’ll be immersed in the different techniques for cutting, colouring and styling.


Put all your skills to the test, practicing in our on-site salons to build your confidence and creative flair.

You are your most important asset. Learn to sell yourself with networking and communication skills, and sales techniques.


  • Blow-waving and setting

  • Long-hair styling

  • Product knowledge

  • Trichology and hair treatments

  • Scissor and razor cutting

  • Colouring, Highlighting and foiling

  • Retail, Reception and Communication skills

  • Professional development

  • Exclusive industry exposure - Get exposure to industry via our exclusive guest speakers and industry employment opportunities