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Hairdressing Emerging Stylist (Level 4)

This course is available


Level of Study



32 weeks

Next start date

Expected Nov 2024


Cut Above Academy - Auckland City Campus


Once you've mastered the basics in our Level 3 Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support), this Emerging Stylist course is your next step to becoming a professional hairdresser. You'll learn what it takes to go from being competent to award-winning.

Course Content

You’ll be immersed in the different techniques for cutting, colouring and styling.

Put all your skills to the test, practicing in our on-site salons to build your confidence and creative flair.

You are your most important asset. Learn to sell yourself with networking and communication skills, and sales techniques.

Modules include:

  • Blow-waving and setting
  • Long-hair styling
  • Product knowledge
  • Trichology and hair treatments
  • Scissor and razor cutting
  • Colouring, Highlighting and foiling
  • Retail, Reception and Communication skills
  • Professional development

Career Opportunities

You will be able to provide elementary hairdressing services under the supervision of a senior operator and demonstrate customer service skills both over the telephone and face-to-face.

You may also find employment as a hairdresser or stylist in a salon or fashion event.

Entry criteria

Entry is open to beginners and all applicants are considered however you must be:

Have completed New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) or equivalent

International students must have a minimum of IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5. in writing (within the last two years).

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