Salon Support

Kick start your career - developing salon support 

Apply for the Year 2 Programme or become a salon apprentice in a great salon.



This Level 3 programme of study will equip learners with the knowledge and practical skills required of a Level 3 hairstylist.

Develop a comprehensive set of practical foundation skills and professional salon practices that will allow you to apply for entry into the Year 2 programme or enable you to gain an intermediate position as an apprentice in a salon.

Who can enrol?

  • Aged 16+
  • NZ citizen or permanent resident
  • Serious about a career in hairdressing
  • Reasonable level of competence in English and Math.
  • Be physically able to carry out the practical components of the programme
  • Able to supply a verified birth certificate or passport and evidence of NZ residency

What will you learn?

  • Elementary Styling
  • Long hair styling
  • Cutting Skills
  • Highlighting, foiling and colouring
  • Trichology and Treatments
  • History
  • Product knowledge
  • Retail and Reception
  • Professional salon skills and practices, behaviours and communication skills
  • Present a model and participate in a professional photo shoot (portfolio/CV photo included)