Welcome to New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Professional Stylist) Level Four.



This is the third and final course that provides resources and assessment material for the education of stylists working toward NZ certificate in Hairdressing (Professional Stylist) level 4.

Stylists will develop the knowledge and practical skills to independently perform salon and client services that contribute to the effective operation of a commercial salon.  

The resources will help stylists work toward becoming a qualified Professional Hairstylists, capable of operating with complete self-management, integrating fashion services and meeting commercial salon requirements. 

The resources and assessment materials may be facilitated and / or delivered by accredited training providers to enable the registration of the formal qualification

Subscription to this resource is available for Salons and trainers who wish to support their stylists development or apprenticeship requirements as an additional resource to off job or pre- apprentice training.

Stylists returning to Industry or working toward qualification by experience may subscribe to expand their knowledge in line with the national qualification please contact the system administrator to develop a training plan to suit your needs.

This site may provide the option to collaborative learning with stylists nationwide. 

To complete the course requirements, competence in  both theory and practical  must be demonstrated.

To participate working toward NZ Certificate in hairdressing (Professional Stylist) as a pre apprentice or apprentice you need to be enrolled with an accredited training provider.

To participate as a fully qualified stylist returning to industry please contact the site administrator to determine the most suitable course.

The theory components will be assessed via this site. The practical components will be assessed at an accredited training provider or may be assessed by alternative arrangements in accordance with NZQA  and HITO requirements

Stylists not enrolled in a training provider who wish to participate in this course and apply for Recognition of Prior Learning must comply with NZQA and HITO requirements.