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Salon Skills Level 2 (Dual Enrolment)

Prepare for further training or employment in hairdressing or beauty therapy.

Dual Enrolment programmes are FREE if you're in Years 11, 12 or 13 and a great way to earn NCEA credits and get a feel for tertiary study, while you’re still at school.

This course provides an introduction to the salon environment and is an ideal launch pad for further training. It covers industry practice, industry safety, image, client and salon support, communication skills and preparation for employment.

You'll earn a New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (Introductory) (DE).

This programme is delivered two days per week (Thursdays and Fridays 9:00am - 3:00pm).

Location: Christchurch

*Places are limited and funding is dependent on availability. Some courses may incur costs, depending on the learner's eligibility. Part-time 1 year (while still at school).

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Fees may apply for International Students

Programme Credits

NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification.

Unit Standard Title Version Number NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
17593 Apply safe work practices in the workplace 5 4 4
27639 Describe key concepts and maintain personal presentation for a beauty salon or clinic 2 3 3
27640 Demonstrate knowledge of current fashion trends and history related to beauty therapy 2 3 3
27641 Describe the relevance of anatomy and physiology knowledge to beauty therapy practice 2 3 3
28026 Present a personal fashion image for work in a hairdressing salon environment 1 3 3
9953 Provide client service and care in a hairdressing or barbering salon environment 6 4 4
11941 Establish and maintain positive customer service interactions in a retail environment 8 2 2
21936 Protect the client for hairdressing services in a salon environment 3 1 1
21938 Converse and interact with clients and operators in a salon environment 4 3 3
25439 Demonstrate knowledge of sustainability concepts for a salon 2 2 2
27638 Provide client service and care and assist the operator to prepare for service in a beauty salon or clinic 2 3 3
21935 Maintain order and supplies in a hairdressing or barbering salon environment 4 5 5
21937 Assist an operator in a salon environment 4 4 4
25436 Display products in the salon environment 2 3 3
28027 Demonstrate knowledge of undertaking an observation of technical skills in a salon 2 3 3
4253 Demonstrate knowledge of job search skills 7 3 3
9677 Communicate in a team or group which has an objective 10 3 3
10781 Produce a plan for own future directions 6 3 3
24709 Produce a budget to manage personal finances 5 3 3
33019 Communicate in an organisation 1 3 3
Total: 61 3 58

To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at a secondary school and a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa that allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.

If you are interested in enrolling in a Dual Enrolment course, you should first talk to your secondary school or with Ara.

As different programmes are offered, entry requirements, application, and interview processes (including selection criteria) may vary

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (Introductory) (DE)

PART-TIME - 1 Year

Prepare for further training or employment in hairdressing or beauty therapy.

Type Dual Enrolment
Code NZ2201
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
Credits 60
Level 2
Additional Equipment/Fees Fees may apply to international students
May allow Dual Enrolment Yes
Available Part time Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ2201-DUAL
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Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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