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.
The building is designed as an environmentally friendly premises taking advantage of natural light and window space for heating and ventilation. It is a flexible learning space and is all about shared learning and innovative teaching developments that are able to be explored in this space.