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

Hairdressing is at the heart of the Servilles company. Drawing on 50 years’ experience from founder Paul Serville and other industry leaders, our students are constantly surrounded by innovation, knowledge and learning opportunities which will prepare them for a successful career in the world of hairdressing.

Guided by our highly trained tutors, this NZQA approved course will teach you the foundation skills essential to a future in hairdressing and helping to form the beginnings of your own artistic identity.

Want to find out more about our Salon Support programme? Watch our Q&A here!




  • 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



Intake Start Finish
SS37 24th September 2019  5th June 2020
SS38 19th November 2019 31st July 2020
SS39 tbc  tbc



This course is 34 weeks. Hours are Tuesday – Friday from 8:45 am – 4:15 pm. Monday is a self-directed study day used for projects and assignments.



Fees $9,025*
(NZQA assessment fees, Registration & hook-ons)
Equipment $ 1,000 (Course related costs)
Total $10,025 (inc. GST)

International student total fees: $18,500 ($17,500 fees + $1,000 kit)

*You may be eligible to train for free under the Fees free scheme. Click here to find out more.



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



  • Age 16 or over
  • Passion and desire to excel in the hairdressing industry
  • Suitability to Hairdressing Industry



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.



Book a talk and tour with our recruitment team. We encourage parents to accompany the prospective student to the talk and tour as the course is very comprehensive and family support is important.



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 8 calendar days after the course commencement.

If a student withdraws within 8 calendar 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.