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STAR Hairdressing

STAR Hairdressing

Level 2

Are you interested in hair and fashion? Find out what it takes and learn some basic skills in the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Hairdressing course, and study while still in secondary school.

A photograph of a UCOL | Te Pūkenga learner in a hairdressing salon
Quick info

Level: 2

Locations: UCOL | Te Pūkenga Manawatū in Palmerston North, UCOL | Te Pūkenga Whanganui, UCOL | Te Pūkenga Wairarapa in Masterton

Duration: One day per week over five weeks.

Dates:
Palmerston Noth
10 Aug 2023 – 07 Sep 2023 (Thursdays)
13 Oct 2023 – 10 Nov 2023 (Fridays)

Whanganui & Masterton
2023 dates TBC

Domestic Fees: *
Fees-free to learners. Fees apply to participating schools.Scholarship info

International Fees:*
Not applicable.

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

You'll learn how to shampoo and style hair with professional products, and gain essential knowledge to help customers choose styling and hair care products.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Hairdressing course, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school.

 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Hairdressing course is the first step in a journey. Equipped with new skills and a taste for the industry, you will know what you need to do to pursue a career in hairdressing. If this is for you, you can undertake further tertiary studies in:

To find out more about possible job prospects and salaries for Hairdressers and Barbers, see careers.govt.nz

 Course Information

This course comprises 5 Credits.

Unit Standard 28301-V3 (Level 2) (5 Credits)
Demonstrate knowledge of products and product information in a retail environment.

 Student & Staff Profiles

 Learning Facilities

Professional hair salon.

 Domestic Entry Requirements

For year 11 - 13 secondary school learners (NZ Citizens, permanent residents or learners with an applicable visa allowing them to be enrolled in a secondary school).

Applications are to be received from participating schools.

 

For more information about NCEA Credits see UCOL's NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

 Advice & Guidance

The UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Hairdressing course is part of a suite of courses offered by UCOL | Te Pūkenga to secondary learners seeking to explore their career options while still in school. 

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for the UCOL | Te Pūkenga STAR Hairdressing course, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. 

Costs
Fees-free for learners. Upon successful application your school will pay UCOL | Te Pūkenga a fee.

 Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this course. Simply, bring a pen, paper and your lunch each week.

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