Year 1 Studies

Program Title:
Salon Support and Emerging Stylist (Level 4)

Qualification Title:
New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 4)



It takes 1 year of training for students to complete this course and to achieve the skills required to excel in the hairdressing industry. With hard work and application, our training will enable students to develop their own flair, artistry and personality in preparation for developing their career further on the National Certificate in Hairdressing Year 2 studies.

This course covers:

  • Fashion Trends
  • Theory of hairdressing
  • Salon Systems
  • Reception and customer service
  • Product knowledge
  • Retailing
  • Professional communication
  • Health and Safety
  • Scissor cutting
  • Long and short hair styling
  • Blow waving and setting
  • Colouring and permanent waving
  • Make up and photography
  • International function shows & school competitions participation
  • Professional development

Course Dates 2016

Intake Start
SS4 19 January 2016
SS5 16 February 2016
SS6 08 March 2016
SS7 29 March 2016
SS8 19 April 2016
SS9 31 May 2016
SS10 28 June 2016
SS11 22 July 2016
SS12 30 August 2016
SS13 27 September 2016

Please note these dates are subject to change.

Entry requirement:
  • Pass Servilles internal English language test or Achieve IELTS 5.5
All applicants aged 16 or over will be considered
Course Hours
Study hours are Tuesday to Friday from 8.45am until 4.15pm.  Monday is a self-directed study day used for projects and assignments.
International student fee
Tuition $17000
Equipment $1500
Total NZ$18500
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 (No 4) 1991.
Download the International Student application form

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.


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