9498 New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) - Invercargill

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 4
Dates:

5 March to 23 November 2018 

Duration:

One year full-time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 120

The programme is based around our three salons and includes the regular use of live models. Industry disciplines and expectations are applied at all times.

Training, assessment and involvement in events and competitions add real value to the graduates' experience and help introduce them to this vibrant industry.

Students must be sponsored by a salon for their weekly work placement.

US2878 Apply knowledge of hair and scalp conditions to analyse and select corrective treatments for the hair and scalp
US2879 Blow dry hair into complex styles
US2880 Set the hair for complex styles
US2884 Cut hair into foundation forms with scissors and clippers
US2885 Demonstrate razor techniques
US19791 Select and apply midway hair colour
US19792 Select and apply permanent hair colour
US25078 Fingerwave hair
US25793 Dress long hair into complex styles
US28838 Apply knowledge of a professional range of hair products to complement salon services
US28839 Apply knowledge of chemical reformation techniques to assist with salon services
US28849 Demonstrate knowledge of bleach and the bleaching process, and the related health and safety risks
HES400 Hairdressing promotion and competitions

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2018 direct material costs of $3384

International Fees can be found here.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

1. Perform client consultations, including hair and scalp analysis in relation to chemical services

2. Recommend home hair care products to meet a range of client needs

3. Perform complex styling tasks, including blow waving, fingerwaving, setting and long hair-ups

4. Perform foundation scissor and razor cutting services

5. Select colour and perform a range of colouring and decolouring services

6. Assist colleagues with a range of chemical reformation services, including application and neutralising

7. Ensure own actions impact positively on the profitability of a salon

Applicants should:

  • Have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) [NZ2411] or its equivalent
  • Have written support from a work experience sponsor

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 passed an NZQA approved English Proficiency Assessment, or achieved the required score in one of the following internationally recognised English Proficiency tests within the preceding two years:

  • IELTS test - Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) – Score of 530 (with an essay score 4.5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet- based test (iBT) – Score of 46 (with a writing score of 20)
  • University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations – FCE or FCE for schools with a score of 162.  No less than 154 in each skill.
  • NZCEL – Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace, or Academic.
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PToE (Academic score of 42)
  • City and Guilds IESOL – B2 Communicator with a score of 42

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:

  1. Have gained NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements or
  2. Hold a bachelor’s degree of at least 3 years from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, The Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States of America or
  3. Have achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, CELTA or
  4. Have achieved the required score in one of the internationally recognised English Proficiency tests (specified above) within the preceding two years.

For students to be considered to have satisfactorily completed this programme, and to be awarded the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 4), they must have:

  • Completed required practical and theoretical course work and assignments.
  • Achieved all of the graduate outcomes in the graduate profile showing competence to a minimum of 120 credits
  • Completed a minimum of 90 hours of approved work experience

(Please note; students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit zero fees entitlement).

The programme will generally run Monday to Thursday each week, with late some nights and workplacement on Fridays most weeks.

The timetable will be confirmed at the start of the course.

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