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Hairdressing Salon Support Level 3

What you’ll take out

Hairdressing is an exciting and dynamic industry with endless opportunities in New Zealand and abroad. Whether you  want to gain employment in a career you will love, work overseas or own your own successful salon – Premier is the place to start.

The New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing Salon Support Level 3 will prepare you for employment in a salon and take you to the next step in qualifying for entry into the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing Emerging Stylist Level 4.

Outcome: New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing Salon Support Level 3


PIE have been innovative leaders in the hairdressing and education industry for over 22 years, using holistic learning to ensure graduates leave with first hand experience in their chosen field. Begin your exciting hairdressing career with the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing Salon Support Level 3. Gain the confidence, knowledge and practical experience to turn your passion into a career!

Course Location



Hawkes Bay



Lower Hutt

Course Dates

11-June-2018 (Auckland)
09-July-2018 (Wellington & Napier)

Course Hours

34 Weeks
Tuesday to Friday 9 am – 4:15 pm

Fee Schedule

$9,475.00  (inclusive of GST, kit and resources)

Government student loans are available via Study Link

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


To be eligible for our Level 3 Course, you must:

  • Be a New Zealand citizen, or have 3 or more years permanent residence in New Zealand
  • Have parental/caregiver consent if you are under 18 years old
  • Be formally exempted from school if you are 15 years old
  • Have verified copies of your birth certificate, passport, IRD number and bank account number

NZQA Units Delivered

Module 1 Basic Concepts

26551 Provide first aid for life threatening conditions
21939 Demonstrate knowledge of fashion trends in relation to   hairdressing
25436 Display products in the salon environment
25439 Demonstrate knowledge of sustainability concepts for a salon

Module 2 Wet Styling and Dressing Out

25076 Pin curl hair
25077 Mould and scale hair

Module 3 Elementary Hair Styling

25792 Dress long hair into elementary styles
2870 Blow dry hair into elementary styles
2871 Set hair for elementary styles

Module 4 Complex Hair Styling

2879 Blow wave hair into complex styles
25793 Dress long hair into complex styles

Module 5 Fundamental Knowledge and Practice

2866 Shampoo hair and scalp
2869 Apply treatments to hair and scalp
25790 Select, maintain and demo safe handling of hairdressing tools

Module 6 Knowledge of Hair Structure

2873 Demonstrate knowledge of hairdressing technology
25791 Demonstrate knowledge of the neutralizing process and its effects on the hair shaft

Module 7 Colouring and Removal of Colour Products

2874 Select and apply non-oxidative colour
19791 Select and apply midway colour
25789 Apply and remove oxidative colouring products from hair and scalp
19793 Highlight and/or lowlight hair using elementary techniques

Module 8 Salon Practice

25435 Create appointments & maintain appointment systems and records
25438 Apply knowledge of services and workflow in the salon environment
20929 Demonstrate safe & professional practice in the salon environment

Module 9 Knowledge & Practice of Products and History

2891 Demonstrate knowledge of the history of hair design
25794 Select and recommend hair products
9953 Provide client service and care in a hairdressing salon             

 Enrolment Process

Book a tour at your chosen campus via our contact page. Upon acceptance into the course you will be required to fill out your information and apply for your student loan which our representative will help you to complete. Once your fees have been paid you will receive your quality equipment ready to start your new qualification.

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