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New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) - Invercargill

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 4
Dates:

2020 Semester 1: 02 March to 20 November

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
  • 2020 direct material costs of $4037

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) or its equivalent
  • Have written support from a work experience sponsor

English Language Requirements

Applicants, 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

an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Cambridge A- level qualification for which the teaching and assessment was conducted in English; or

Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA),or Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL);or

Successful completion of all primary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand primary school years 1 to 8) and at least three years of secondary education (being the equivalent of three years from New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand,,Australia,Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States one of the countries listed in Rule 18.5 where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of at least five years of secondary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; 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 two years preceding the proposed date of enrolment


IELTS test - General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 530 (with an essay score of 4.5 TWE)
TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2First for schools with a score of 162. 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 (Academic) b) Level 3 (Applied)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36
Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than pass in any band

* New versions of some NZCEL qualifications, and in some cases new qualifications, were published on 13 June 2017. These are intended to replace pre-existing versions and qualifications, which have been given expiring status until discontinued on 31 December 2019. (a) denotes expiring (b) denotes current

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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