You will learn an exciting range of skills in the fields of hairdressing, beauty therapy and make-up artistry. Hairstyling, including cleansing, treatments and massage, different blow-drying techniques, hair-ups and how to use hot tools effectively. In the beauty therapy realm, you will learn all about the skin and skin nutrition, beauty routine, eyebrow tidying and basic day make-up then onto some make-up artistry skills for each of the features and an introduction to the world of special effects. You’ll also learn some of the crucial communication skills required to carry out services and how to present yourself for the industry.
Campus: Whitireia Campus, Porirua
Days: Monday & Tuesday or Thursday & Friday
Hours: 9:00am – 2:30pm (half hour lunch)
Equipment: Protective clothing and safety equipment is provided if appropriate
Travel: This is provided free, subject to students meeting the MoE requirements
Dates: This course is split into two cohorts for the year.
Application: Students must be enrolled in a secondary school in the Wellington region and be enrolled in a WTA course by their secondary school
Interview: Students may be requested to attend an interview with a family member or school representative
Qualification: NCEA Level 2 with credit towards Vocational Pathway award
Credits: On successful completion of this course, students will have gained 41 Level 2 credits