Course details

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing - Salon Support (Level 3)
NZQF Level 3

About the course

Hairdressing is at the heart of the Servilles company. Drawing on 50 years’ experience from founder Paul Serville and other industry leaders, our students are constantly surrounded by innovation, knowledge and learning opportunities which will prepare them for a successful career in the world of hairdressing.

Guided by our highly trained tutors, this NZQA approved course will teach you the foundation skills essential to a future in hairdressing and helping to form the beginnings of your own artistic identity.

COURSE CONTENT - Theory of hairdressing, Fashion trends, Shampoo, blow waving and setting, Product knowledge, Health and safety, Salon systems and client care, Colouring and highlighting, Long hair styling & Introduction to scissor cutting

Entry requirements

Entry is open to students who are over the age of 16 years, or who have a school attendance exemption, and who have a strong interest in hairdressing. Applicants will undertake and interview for admission to the programme.

About the provider

Servilles Academy was established in 1993 by Paul Serville (Founder and Director) who has over 50 years of experience in the industry. The academy was created with the intention of training the next generation of Hairdressers in New Zealand. Over the years the academy expanded, offering Barbering and Makeup courses, becoming Australasia’s leading and most award-winning Hairdressing, Barbering and Makeup academy.

The academy has earned its reputation as an exceptional training organisation (achieving the respected status a as a NZQA Category 1 provider) and is recognised both locally and internationally as a highly trusted and respected pioneer of Hairdressing, Barbering and Makeup education. This is reflected our numerous awards, including being named Australasian Education Organisation of the Year for three consecutive years.

The courses available at Servilles Academy are all NZQA approved qualifications, consisting of; Hairdressing (Level 3 and Level 4 certificates), Barbering (Level 3 certificate) and Makeup (Level 3 and Level 4 certificates). All of our courses are taught by our highly trained and passionate tutoring team, who each bring their own industry experiences and creative flare.

In addition to in-class learning, our students are also given the chance to partake in high-profile and diverse external opportunities, to give them a taste of work in the real world. Opportunities include; New Zealand Fashion Week, television programmes, live performances, runway shows and music videos for internationally renowned artists.