New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Barbering Level 4

Barbering is an art form which is highly sought after in New Zealand and abroad, whether you want to have your own barbershop, gain employment or work overseas.

Our tutors have years of barbering experience and a true passion for the industry. You will develop your skills in scissor, clipper and razor cutting as well as cutthroat shaving, tapered fades and the classics to work on the barbershop floor.

Outcome: New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Barbering Level 4


You will develop your scissor, clipper and fade techniques and learn how to use an open blade for the closest, sharpest shave as well as designing and shaping beards and mustaches. Add in client consultations and men’s grooming product recommendations and you have all the classics to prepare yourself for work on the barbershop floor. 

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

Auckland & Wellington

Course Dates

Auckland: 10th June, 17th July 
Wellington: 17th June, 17th July

Course Hours

Full time, 34 Weeks + term breaks
Tuesday to Friday


To be eligible for the New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Barbering Level 4 Course, you must:

  • Be a New Zealand citizen, or have 3 or more years of permanent residence in New Zealand
  • Be formally exempted from school if you are 15 years old
  • Passion for the industry

Enrolment Process

We would like to meet with you to discuss your journey at 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.