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

Programme highlights

Enhance your creative and practical skills to become a confident emerging stylist. 

Combine your creativity with technical skills to master complex styling tasks, foundation scissor and razor techniques, and a range of colour services from choosing and applying colour to decolouring hair. Learn styling techniques, such as blow-waving, finger-waving, setting and creating long hair up-dos. As well as undertaking client consultations and recommending home hair care products, you'll also learn how to contribute to the success of a salon. 

Includes 105 hours of industry experience in Auckland salons and/or our very own salon, 'Hair at MIT', where you will be working on real clients during our salon days that are open to the public.

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
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 with no band score lower than 5 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

Students must successfully complete the following courses:

Advanced Style and Finish Hair - Level 3

  • Blow wave and set hair into complex styles
  • Select and recommend hair care products to meet a range of client needs

Colouring and Chemical Treatments - Level 4

  • Apply and remove oxidative colour using a variety of techniques
  • Assist with a straightening service
  • Perform a limited scope consultation on a client 
  • Demonstrate professionalism in a salon

Advanced Cutting - Level 4

  • Cut hair into foundation forms 
  • Cut hair using razor techniques 

Advanced Colouring and Chemical Treatments - Level 4

  • Perform an in-depth consultation and analysis for chemical services
  • Apply colouring and lightening products using a variety of techniques
  • Apply a permanent wave

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.

Offered by

School of Primary and Creative Industries

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.