OSTC Salon Skills (Level 2)

If you’re at secondary school and want to learn some practical, hands-on skills that will help you on your career pathway, you can learn at our Otago Secondary Tertiary College (OSTC).
Do you have a passion for hair and fashion, have creative flair and love working with people? A hairdressing career could suit you!

Domestic

Level
2
Credits
26
Fees
$0*
*Approximate full qualification tuition fee
Delivery
On campus
Location
Dunedin

International

Fees
$0*
*Approximate full qualification tuition fee

What You Study

  • Learn a range of hairstyling techniques
  • Develop customer service skills
  • Learn safe practices for working in a salon.

What could I do next?

Where could this take me?

  • Hairdresser/Barber
  • Salon Owner

Workload

Unit standards covered in this course

Unit standards OSTC Salon Skills Credits Level

21940

Demonstrate knowledge of workplace requirements for employment in a salon

5

2

 

28025

Demonstrate knowledge of the client journey in a salon

2

2

28026

Present a personal fashion image for work in a hairdressing salon environment

3

2

21936

Protect the client for hairdressing services in a salon environment

1

2

21937

Assist an operator in a salon environment

4

2

 

21935

Maintain order and supplies in a hairdressing or barbering salon environment

5

2

 

21938

Converse and interact with clients and operators in a salon environment

3

2

 

28027

Demonstrate knowledge of undertaking an observation of technical skills in a salon

3

2

 

Total 

26

 

Fees

In most instances, study at OSTC will be fully funded, with no cost to you or secondary school. However, please note that OSTC is only funded for a limited number of places. 

Additional places may be offered, however your school will be charged a fee. 

Please clarify any costs with your school.

Application

How to apply

Talk to your school's careers advisor and they will guide you through the application process.

You can download the application form below, but we can only accept applications through your school – speak to your school career’s advisor. 

Get in touch

0800 762 786
International +64 3 477 3014
Email: info@op.ac.nz