New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing Salon Support Level 3

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 – Skills Premier is the place to start.

You will cover all the fundamentals in hairdressing including salon culture, consultation, blow drying, long hair up, elementary cutting, colouring and customer service. Successful completion of this qualification gives you entry into the advanced level NZ Certificate in Hairdressing: Emerging Stylist Level 4.

Outcome: New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing Salon Support Level 3


Skills Premier 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!

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

Course Location

Manukau & Wellington

Course Dates

Wellington: 10th June 2024
Auckland: 17th June 2024 

Course Hours

Full time, 34 Weeks + term breaks
Tuesday to Friday


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

  • Be a New Zealand citizen, or have 3 or more years permanent residence in New Zealand
  •  Workplace communication skills
  • A passion and desire to be working in the hairdressing industry
  • Age 16 years or higher (or 15 with MOE exemption is granted)
  • A positive attitude and commitment to complete the course.

Enrolment Process

We would like to meet with you to discuss your journey at Skills Premier and show you around one of our  campuses. If the programme is right for you we will have an application form ready for you to complete.

We can also help you at that time with discovering that you are eligible for FeesFree or a student loans, and then help you with the process of paying the programme fees.

Want to know more? 

Course Enquiry Form

Please fill out the Course Enquiry form below if you have any questions about our courses or would like to request more information. Our team will review your submission and respond as soon as possible to assist you with your query.