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New Zealand Certificate in Barber Skills - Christchurch

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 3
Dates:

2020 Semester 1: 17 February to 20 November

Duration:

One year full-time 

Location: Christchurch
Credits: 120

  • Apply knowledge of underpinning barbering theory and practice, and initial barbering techniques, to complete haircuts and barbering services for clients under supervision
  • Complete an initial consultation with clients to establish the appropriate barbering service
  • Provide client care and advice, and carry out associated transactions and sale
  • Comply with all health, safety and hygiene legislation and regulations, and professional standards and expectations relating to the barbering industry

2873 Demonstrate knowledge of trichology

2878 Apply knowledge of hair and scalp conditions to analyse and select corrective treatments for the hair and scalp

2886 Design and shape beards and moustaches

10645 Describe the development of barbering

10646 Apply initial barbering techniques

10648 Complete a haircut using barbering techniques

19805 Blow dry hair using barbering techniques

19806 Consult with client for barbering services and analyse hair and scalp conditions

19808 Select and maintain barbering tools and equipment

25435 Create appointments and maintain appointment systems and records in the salon environment

25438 Apply knowledge of services and workflow in the salon environment

25794 Select and recommend hair products

28843 Demonstrate knowledge of personal health and hygiene, and self-styling, for working in a salon

28844 Demonstrate knowledge of professional behaviour and legal requirements for a salon

28845 Demonstrate safe and professional practice in the salon environment

28848 Apply knowledge of common hair and scalp conditions to complete a limited scope consultation

 

The Zero Fees Scheme applies to this programme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2020 direct material costs of $2800 (GST inclusive)

International Fees can be found here.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the barbering industry with people who have the fundamental skills and knowledge to begin working at an entry level. It is aimed at learners who may not yet be equipped to work in industry and who may benefit from the opportunity to re-engage with the learning process in preparation for entering the barbering workplace. Without this qualification, these learners would not likely be taken on as workers within the barbering industry. 

School Leavers

Applicants should be a minimum of 16 years of age.

 

Mature Applicants

Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme. Examples of demonstration of ability to succeed are the provision of evidence of successful completion of a programme of study at level 2 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the related sector for one or more years.

They may be admitted subject to programme regulations approved by the Head of Faculty in consultation with the Programme Manager as appropriate.  Personal commitment and a belief in one’s own ability to succeed are important personal traits and will always be taken into consideration during the selection process.

 

Language Requirements

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following: 

 

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

 

Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), or

 

Successful completion of a Bachelor ‘s Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters’ Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States, or

 

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the preceding two years:

 

Certificate at Level 3

 

  • IELTS test - General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 500 (with an essay score of 4 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 35 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 154. No less than 154 in each skill
  • OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
  • NZCEL - a) Expiring Level   b) Current: a) Level 3 (General) or (Workplace) b) Level 3 (General)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 36 with no band score lower than 36
  • Language Cert - B1 Achiever IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than PASS in each skill
  • Trinity ISE - ISE I with no less than distinction in any band

 

 

Completion of all primary education and at least three years secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction, or

 

Completion of five years of secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction.  

 

 

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate below 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English must provide evidence that they:

 

  • Have gained NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements, or
  • Have successfully completed a Bachelors’ Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters’ Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States, or
  • Have achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, CELTA, or
  • Have achieved the required score and with all scores achieved in a single test in one of the internationally recognised English Proficiency tests (specified above) within the preceding two years

 

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Certificate in Barber Skills (Level 3), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:

  • A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the Programme schedule for the New Zealand Certificate in Barber Skills (Level 3)
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Certificate in Barber Skills (Level 3) full-time over one year or part-time over two years

Please note students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees entitlement.

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