We are the New Zealand Hair and Beauty Industry Training Organisation. We help the barbering, beauty, and hairdressing industries get qualified. We manage apprenticeships in hair and beauty and offer some advanced qualifications and a nail technology qualification. We help hair and beauty professionals at all levels, from beginner to experienced, get their national qualifications. We make sure New Zealand has the highest standard of hair and beauty training and that the national hair and beauty qualifications create skilled, successful professionals.
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Download the resources you need to start your training
Aquarius is an online interactive resource which contains activities you can use to train apprentices (and other staff) to build their literacy and numeracy skills in all sorts of areas, from customer service to understanding product information.
The tool contains PDF worksheets which you can download and print-out for your staff to complete.