Hair Design Year One
New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support)
Students will gain essential skills in hairdressing and salon operation, to prepare for an apprenticeship or entry position in the hairdressing industry. This programme includes 120 hours of work-based training in a real salon environment.
Course content includes aspects of salon administration such as banking, reconciliation and stock control so students will develop a knowledge of retail hair products and the merchandising and selling skills that are essential in any salon business.
Students will also learn key hairdressing skills such as colouring, styling, and foiling. Classic and contemporary hair design are incorporated into all aspects of the training.
View programme modules
|Module Code||Module Title||Level||Credits||Pre-Requisites||Co-Requisites|
|HAIR307||Core Hairdressing Industry Professional Competencies||3||15|
|HAIR308||Practical Hairdressing One||3||15|
|HAIR309||Wintec Salon Practice One||3||15|
|HAIR310||Work Based Learning One||3||15|
|HAIR311||Practical Hairdressing Two||3||15|
|HAIR312||Wintec Salon Practice Two||3||15|
|HAIR313||Hair Design Practices||3||15|
|HAIR314||Work Based Learning Two||3||13|
|HAIR315||Hairdressing Capstone Practical||3||2||HAIR307 HAIR308 HAIR309 HAIR310 HAIR311 HAIR312 HAIR313 HAIR314|
Career/further opportunitiesGraduates of the programme will have the skills and knowledge to work as hairdressers, barbers, salon managers, or hair stylists.
This programme is open to anyone who wants to study. You don't need any previous study or work experience to apply.
a) Candidates may be required to attend an interview and undertake a study skills assessment.
b) To meet legal and health requirements, candidates must by physically able to carry out the practical components of the programme.
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.5 with no individual band score lower than 5.0; or equivalent.
To check what you need to gain entry to a course, review the entry criteria available on each programme page. These assist you in understanding what qualifications or experience are typically required to gain entry. You can contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0800 2 Wintec at any time for further guidance.
Your first day
Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our welcome page.
Students beginning July 2021
Date: Thursday 15 July 2021
Venue: R Block Social Space, City Campus
Date: Monday 19 July 2021
- 10am: Welcome and staff introductions
- 10.45am: Tours, ID cards, parking
- 12pm: Lunch
- 1pm: Classes
Venue: Meet in Events Room 1, City Campus
What you will need
Hairdressing kits will be provided to the students.
The following items need to be supplied by the student:
- Whiteboard markers, four-pack of assorted colours
- Clear book, 20 clear pages
- Impact document file, A4 with dome clip-on flap
- Ringbinder, A4
On your first day, please wear black pants and a black shirt.
How to find your way around
Parking and bus information
He reo pōwhiri - Your official welcome to Wintec
Tēnei te mihi mahana ki a koe e piki nei, e kake nei ki te Kuratini o Waikato.
You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. The pōwhiri is a welcoming ceremony involving mihimihi (speeches), waiata (singing), and will conclude with kai timotimo (light refreshments). Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.
Click here to find out when the next pōwhiri will be.
Paying for your study
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
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