Barbering is a creative art and professional qualified barbers are in high demand.
Taught by industry experts in our on campus professional barber shop, this one-year course is hands-on and practical.
You'll learn all the detailed knowledge and skills to be able to work in the ever-growing barbering industry. The course combines a focus on elements of traditional and modern fashion styling with an understanding of the history and influences of this trade.
From classic modern barbering techniques, to small hair detail, scissor skills, clipper and fade work including traditional wet shaves – we cover them all. You’ll also learn the professional ethics and standards of this industry along with the health and safety requirements, front-of-house operations and how to market your services to attract and retain a regular clientele.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Barbering (Level 4)
|Next intake||Feb 2022 View more details|
1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
|Indicative Fees||$7,146 for domestic students View full fees information|
|Eligibility||View entry criteria|
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Graduates will have the knowledge and skills required to work independently as a qualified barber within a commercial environment, which may include but is not limited to barber shops, hospitals, or retirement villages.
Topics you'll cover
- Barbering Culture
- Barbering Skills
- In-house Operations
- History and Culture
- Cut Throat Designs
- Creation and Style
- Client Interaction
- Professional Barbering
|Indicative Fees *||$7,146 for domestic students|
|Course related costs||
Take advantage of our early bird fees for your 2022 study. Enrol by 3 December 2021 and you’ll pay the 2021 tuition fees. Conditions apply.*
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Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
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Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
You’ll be invited to an information meeting prior to Toi Ohomai offering you a place. This is your opportunity to find out more about the course content and to make sure you're on the most appropriate course for your career aspirations and current level of experience.
For courses at Level 4, domestic students will normally be required to have:
NCEA Level 2 with passes in English/Te Reo Māori or education achievement at least equivalent to NCEA Level 2; OR
Evidence of ability to complete academic and any other programme requirements.
Recommended school subjects:
English language requirements
Level 4 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
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Course Locations and Intake Information
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||21 Feb 2022|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||21 Feb 2022|
- 1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)