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5 Campuses + Distance Learning, 218 Courses, 33 Subjects

Study Hairdressing & Hair Design at SIT

SIT Visual Hair Design student KELLY PARKER's work. Model is Laura GerkenStrut your stuff and show off your creativity. Enrol in the Certificate of Elementary Hair Design, Christchurch or the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support), Invercargill or the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist), Invercargill.

SIT has modern, purpose-built salons for Hairdressing at both Christchurch and Invercargill campuses. With award winning tutors and industry leading instruction, SIT hairdressing students are fully equipped with the skills required for a professional career in the hairdressing industry.

We offer the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) with intakes in February and June (Invercargill). Our one year full-time course will provide you with a qualification that can lead on to our New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 4) (Invercargill Campus), or equip you with enough fundamental hairdressing and customer service skills to enable you to continue in a hairdressing apprenticeship, including plenty of practical experience to support the essential theory delivered. 

Scheduled salon days, photographic shoots, and both internal and external competition events are held throughout our courses and our Invercargill students are invited annually to assist with the SIT Chrysalis Fashion show.  These events are an amazing opportunity for you to work alongside our Beauty Therapy students doing the hair and make-up for the catwalk models.

Programmes in Hairdressing

Click on a circle in the table below to see the courses offered in each subject/qualification combination.

Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

Christchurch

OCertificate44Hairdressing3Christchurch

Invercargill

OCertificate44Hairdressing1Invercargill
OSTAR44Hairdressing1Invercargill
Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

* STAR/Gateway programmes are only offered to NZ Secondary Schools

Programmes & Tutor Profiles

Student Profiles

Hairdressing Courses

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1 year full-time

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the hairdressing industry with individuals who have obtained sufficient knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to perform salon and client services that contribute to the effective operation of the salon.

Course Details

40 weeks full-time

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

Course Details

A mixture of practical skills will be experienced during the programmes. Students will enjoy class in our new salon-oriented environment. Leading towards: National Certificate in Hairdressing (Professional Stylist)

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