New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing – Salon Support (Level 3)

The first step in starting a career as a hairdresser is completing our ‘New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing – Salon Support (Level 3)'.

Our highly trained tutors will give you guidance and support while teaching you foundation skills using the latest creative learning techniques.

Our training enables students to develop their creativity, style and career direction in preparation for furthering their career in the Servilles ‘New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing – Emerging Stylist (Level 4)’ or by entering the industry into paid employment.

Programme 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

Course Dates 2017

Intake Start Finish
SS22 26 Sep 17 08 June 18
SS23 21 Nov 17 10 Aug 18
SS24 30 Jan 18 28 Sept 18

Please note these dates are subject to change.


Course Duration & Hours

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


Fee Schedule 2016/2017


(NZQA assessment fees, Registration & hook ons)

Equipment $1,100.00
$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) 1991

Entry Criteria

• Age 16 or over

• Passion and desire to excel in the hairdressing industry 

• Suitability to Hairdressing Industry

Course Acceptance

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


Enrolment Procedures

Schedule an interview 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.