What you will learn
- Apply knowledge of barbering theory and techniques to cut hair and do beard work for clients
- Be able to talk to a client to work out what they need
- Provide client care and advice, and carry out sales transactions
- Understand all health, safety and hygiene regulations as well as professional grooming standards
Flexible study options
This programme offers the flexibility to be completed around work or other life commitments. Classes will be held at the following times and locations:
Porirua; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9:00am - 4:00pm
TKA (Wellington); Tuesday 9:00am - 4:00pm, Wednesday 12:00pm - 7:00pm and Thursday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Course related costs
Students will be required to purchase their own specialist barber kit at approximately $800. The kit will be supplied to you long with an invoice to pay. This cost is extra to your student fees and students need to apply to StudyLink for any course related costs along with your student fees if you are eligible.
NCEA Level 1 or equivalent work experience.
This qualification is offered by WelTec.
On 1 September 2022, the operations of WelTec transferred to the Whitireia and WelTec business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). As part of this, all existing WelTec programmes transferred to Te Pūkenga.