New Zealand Certificate in Barber Skills (Level 3)

The ‘New Zealand Certificate in Barber Skills Level 3’ qualification is all you need to start your career in Barbering.

Learn how to create all the latest styles, as well as all the classics using Barbering techniques that can be relied on when trends change, securing long and successful careers. Graduates from this course will stand out to employers in the in-demand Barbering industry.


Programme content:

  • Barbering theory & history
  • Consultations including hair & scalp care
  • Scissor cutting (long & short hair)
  • Scissor & Razor combination cuts (Pompadour, Caesar etc)
  • Clipper cuts (fades, buzz cuts, designs etc)
  • Beard & Moustache design
  • Mens styling & blow drying
  • Product knowledge
  • Sales, customer service & safe operating procedures


Course Dates 2016/2017

Intake Start Finish
B3 26 Sep 17 09 June 18
B4 30 Jan 18 28 Sep 18
B5 17 April 18 14 Dec 18

To find out more about our course dates please enquire.

Course Duration & Hours

This course is 34 weeks. Hours are Tue - Fri from 9am - 4pm. Monday is a self directed study day used for projects and assignments.


Entry Criteria 

• Age 16 or over

• Passion and desire to excel in the barbering industry 

• Suitability to Barbering Industry

Fee Schedule 2017


(NZQA assessment fees, Registration & hook ons)

Equipment $1000.00
Total $8,915.00 (incl GST)

Course Acceptance

A letter will be sent to the applicant immediately following the interview to notify acceptance. On acceptance you will be required to return a contract to Servilles Academy within 5 working days.

Enrolment Procedures

Schedule an appointment and tour with the Servilles Academy Recruitment Team on 0800 SERVILLES or 09 308 0690. We encourage parents to accompany the prospective student to the interview as the course is very comprehensive and family support is important.

Withdrawal Procedures
If a student wishes to withdraw from a course after payment of any monies (in full or part) they are required to do so in writing to the Academy manger no later than 7 working days after the course commencement.  
If a student withdraws within 7 working days of the first day of the course they will be entitled to, upon return of all equipment, a full refund of all monies minus a $500 administration fee.