Study for free under the youth guarantee programme and gain the New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (introductory) (Level 2). 

This course covers level 2 unit standards and will include:

  • Basic communication, teamwork, problem solving and self management skills
  • Customer Service and sales support
  • Basic health and safety requirements
  • Entry level salon skills with an overview of the hairdressing, barbering and beauty industries
  • Entry level knowledge and skills required to enter the work force or further training
We'll even help you with travel costs to and from class.


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What will you get?
On completion, you will gain the New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (introductory) (Level 2).

Entry Criteria:
For Youth Guarantee, students must be aged 16-19 and have no existing qualifications higher than Level 1. Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.

Course length:
Fulltime and runs for 35 weeks, including a 1-week term break.

Career pathway:
There are lots of varied and rewarding careers in the service industry. Areas you could work in, or train at a higher level include: Hair and beauty, fashion, retail, hospitality, media studies, travel and tourism, administration.