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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist) (Level 4)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Food, Hospitality and Personal Services » Personal Services » Hairdressing
  • Service Sector » Beauty Services » Hairdressing
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the hairdressing industry with individuals who have obtained sufficient knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to perform salon and client services that contribute to the effective operation of the salon.

This qualification is suitable for learners with prior knowledge of salon support and client support services in a hairdressing salon, who wish to develop skills and knowledge towards becoming a hairstylist.

Graduates will be capable of operating at an intermediate level under broad guidance.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Perform client consultations, including hair and scalp analysis in relation to chemical services.
- Recommend home hair care products to meet a range of client needs.
- Perform complex styling tasks, including blow waving, fingerwaving, setting and long hair-ups.
- Perform foundation scissor and razor cutting services.
- Select colour and perform a range of colouring and de-colouring services.
- Assist with a range of chemical reformation services, including application and neutralising.
- Ensure their actions impact positively on the profitability of a salon.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on from the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) [Ref: 2411].

This qualification is the second of three qualifications that provide alternative pathways to recognition as a Professional Hairstylist.

Graduates of this qualification may progress into the New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Professional Stylist) (Level 4) [Ref: 2413].
Employment pathways
On completion of this qualification a graduate will be equipped to work as an Emerging Stylist in a hairdressing salon.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
The New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) [Ref: 2411] or equivalent skills and knowledge.
Education Organisation 22 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By NZ Hair and Beauty Industry Training Organisation Inc
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2412
Status Current
Created 2015-03-24 16:08:55.0
Next Review 2020-12-31 00:00:00.0
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