New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing – Emerging Stylist (Level 4)

The Emerging Stylist course is for students who have graduated from the Salon Support Certificate and wish to take their education and training to the highest level.

This course will prepare you for an inspiring hairdressing career within the very best salons both in New Zealand and internationally.

Programme content:

  • In depth Consultation skills
  • Understanding Salon Performance Indicators
  • Advanced cutting techniques
  • Wet and dry styling
  • Razor and clipper cutting
  • Advanced chemical services
  • Creative cutting and colouring
  • Long hair and avant garde styling


Course Dates 2018


Intake Start Finish
ES16 16 Oct 18 28 July 19

Please note these dates are subject to change.


Course Duration & Hours

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


Fee Schedule 2018


(NZQA assessment fees, Registration & hook ons)

Equipment $550.00
Total $9,950.00 (incl GST)

International Student Fee

$18,500.00 (incl GST)


Fee Protection

Student fees will be held in trust in compliance with Section 236A of the Education Act 1989 as amended by the Education Act (No4) 199

Entry Criteria

Completion of the Servilles Foundation Certificate or completion of the equivalent qualifications including foundation cutting skills or Hairdressers holding other relevant skills or experience. Passion and desire to excel in the hairdressing industry.

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 with the Servilles Academy Recruitment Team on 0800 SERVILLES or 09 308 0690.

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 Manager 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.