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STAR Hairdressing Programme

STAR Hairdressing Programme

Level 2

Are you interested in hair and fashion? Find out what it takes and learn some basic skills in UCOL's STAR Hairdressing Programme, and study while still in secondary school.

A photograph of a young lady in a hairdressing salon
Quick info

Level: 2

Locations: UCOL Manawatū in Palmerston North, UCOL Whanganui, UCOL Wairarapa in Masterton

Duration: One day per week over five weeks.

Dates:
To be confirmed.

Domestic Fees: *
Fees-free to students. 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 UCOL's STAR Hairdressing Programme, 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 UCOL's STAR Hairdressing Programme 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, see Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Occupation Outlook for Hairdressers and Barbers.

 Course Information

Unit Standard 28301-V2 (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 students (NZ Citizens, permanent residents or students 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

UCOL's STAR Hairdressing Programme comprises 5 Credits.

UCOL's STAR Hairdressing Programme is part of a suite of programmes offered by UCOL to secondary students seeking to explore their career options while still in school. 

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

Costs
Fees-free for students. Upon successful application your school will pay UCOL a fee.

 Additional Costs

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

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