New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 4)

Programme highlights

Begin to mark in the hairdressing world as an intermediate stylist.

You could get an intermediate job styling hair at a top salon or on a film set. It’s a creative career where you'll get to develop your own personal style and help people feel their best.

This qualification will give you the technical skills you need to master complex hair styling techniques.

You will graduate with experience in cutting, colouring and styling hair, as well as hair-hair up techniques for real clients in an Auckland salon or in MIT’s very own salon ‘Hair at MIT’.

Programme Calendar

Key facts

Start Month(s) February, July
Study Location(s) MIT Otara
Level 4
Domestic fees $7,500 (approx.)
Youth Guarantee Not Available
Programme Code NZ2412
Duration

February intake: 37 weeks (full time) including holidays

July intake: 49 weeks (full time) including holidays

Study Method Full-time
Credits 120
International Fees NZD$20,600 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship Available
Qualification New Zealand Certificate

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Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.

Entry requirements

Academic Requirements

The New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) or equivalent skills and knowledge.

International students: English Language Entry Requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules

https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

International students will generally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency, for this programme an IELTS General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0 is required. Equivalent acceptable evidence can be seen at the following NZQA link:  https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the-table/

International students

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Career opportunities

Intermediate positions in salons leading on to work on cruise liners, as company technicians, in salon management or ownership, as artistic team demonstrators, trainers, tutors, television, stage or screen work.

Programme structure

You will nee to complete the below four courses (120 credits):

891.425 Foundation Styling and Salon Practice (30 credits)

To provide students with the practical skills to be able to style and finish clients and practice advanced salon skills.

  • Perform a full consultation including hair and scalp analysis for styling services.
  • Select and recommend retail styling products appropriate to the service.
  • Blow wave and set hair into complex styles.
  • Perform styling tasks, including fingerwaving, and complex long hair styles.
  • Apply banking procedures in the salon environment, using basic accounting concepts and knowledge of costs associated with the operation of a salon.
  • Follow safe and professional practices in a salon.

891.426 Foundation Colouring and Chemical Treatments (30 credits)

To provide students with the practical skills to be able to apply colouring and chemical treatments to clients under supervision.

  • Perform a full consultation including hair and scalp analysis for chemical services.
  • Select and recommend retail home hair care products, and offer appropriate maintenance advice to maintain the chemical service.
  • Select, and apply colouring products for a range of services including highlighting, midway and permanent products using a variety of techniques.
  • Assist with a straightening service.
  • Assist with a permanent wave service.
  • Follow safe and professional practices in a salon.

891.427 Intermediate Cutting (30 credits)

This course provides students with the practical skills to be able to provide intermediate cuts to clients in a salon.

  • Perform an in-depth consultation including hair and scalp analysis for cutting services.
  • Cut hair into foundation forms using scissors and clippers.
  • Cut hair using razor techniques.
  • Follow safe and professional practices in a salon.

891.428 Intermediate Colouring and Chemical Treatments (30 credits)

To provide students with the practical skills to be able to apply intermediate colouring and chemical treatments to clients in a salon.

  • Perform an in-depth consultation including hair and scalp analysis for chemical services.
  • Apply colour correction and/or bleaching processes using appropriate techniques in a safe manner.
  • Follow safe and professional practices in a salon.

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the Academic year and key dates.

Further training or study

Management certificate, diploma or degree level training.

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Need help applying?

We're here to support you to succeed.

If you need help with applying or advice on choosing a programme, our Ask Me! Student Services Centre is here to give you guidance.

Send us a message, call us on 0800 62 62 52 or come in and see us.

Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.