New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) - Invercargill

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 3
Dates:

26 February to 15 November 2018

5 June 2018 to 22 February 2019

Duration:

34 weeks full time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 120

This programme is based in our hairdressing facility which has three salons. Industry standards and expectations are applied at all times with a good balance between theory and practical training.

Students will work on live models and undertake work experience.

Compulsory

All of the standards listed below are required

US2866   Shampoo hair and scalp

US2869   Apply treatments to the hair and scalp

US2870   Blow dry hair into elementary styles

US2871   Set hair for volume

US2873   Demonstrate knowledge of trichology

US2891   Demonstrate knowledge of hair fashion over time                                                                 

US9953   Provide client service and care in a hairdressing salon                                                            

US19793 Highlight and/or lowlight using elementary techniques                     

US25076 Pincurl hair

US25077 Mould and scale hair

US25789 Apply oxidative colouring products to, and remove them from, hair and scalp

US25790 Select, maintain, and demonstrate safe handling of hairdressing equipment and hand-held tools

US25791 Demonstrate knowledge of the neutralising process and its effect on the hairshaft

US25792 Dress long hair into elementary styles

US28835 Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of colour for use in hairdressing, and the use of non-oxidative colour

US28837 Apply underpinning knowledge and skills to cut hair to a guideline

US28848 Apply knowledge of common hair and scalp conditions to complete a limited scope consultation

US21938 Converse and interact with clients and operators in a salon environment

US21940 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace requirements for employment in a salon

US25435 Create appointments and maintain appointment systems and records in the salon environment

US25436 Display products in the salon environment

US25438 Apply knowledge of services and workflow in the salon environment

US25439 Demonstrate knowledge of sustainability concepts for a salon

US25794 Select and recommend hair products

US28843 Demonstrate knowledge of personal health and hygiene, and self-styling, for working in a salon

US28844 Demonstrate knowledge of professional behaviour and legal requirements for a salon

US28845 Demonstrate safe and professional practice in the salon environment

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2018 direct material costs of $2182.

International Fees can be found here.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

1. Apply knowledge of salon culture, hierarchy and specific industry terminology to communicate appropriately with clients, peers and supervisors within the salon and follow instructions and ensure observation of technical skills is respectful of the client experience

2. Undertake limited reception duties, including appointment making, home hair care sales and maintenance of retail product displays

3. Apply knowledge of the key role a salon assistant plays to provide limited support services that contribute to the client journey through the salon

4. Perform a limited scope consultation, including hair and scalp analysis

5. Perform elementary styling tasks, including blow drying, moulding, setting and long hair ups

6. Safely hold scissors, follow a pre-cut guide, comb and project the hair and maintain even tension on a mannequin

7. Mix, apply and remove a limited range of colour treatments as directed

8. Understand the process and basic principles when neutralising chemical reformation services

9. Meet the personal health and presentation requirement

Applicants under 20 years:

  • 10 credits at NCEA Level 1 in both literacy and numeracy
  • Three years’ minimum secondary education
  • Preferred school subjects include Science, Maths, English and Art. Other desirable skills include communication and customer service skills
  • Desire to work in the hairdressing industry

Applicants over 20 years:
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 1 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 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 Language Assessment, or 1 of the following tests of English language competence in accordance with the NZQA rules below:

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 one of the following tests of English language competence in accordance with the NZQA rules below:

  • IELTS 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 20
  • University of Cambridge English Examinations FCE or FCE for schools with a score of 154. No less than 154 for each skill.
  • NZCEL Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace, or Academic
  • Pearson Test of English, Academic, PToE Academic score of 36
  • City and Guilds IESOL B1 Achiever with a score of 43

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 and who are applying to Immigration New Zealand for their first New Zealand student visa must provide evidence of one of the following tests of English language competence in accordance with NZQA rules below:

  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 passed one of the English language tests listed above.

For students to be considered to have satisfactorily completed this programme, and to be awarded the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3), 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

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

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