If members of your team are interested in any professional development, we offer the following:

Advanced Cutting

The Advanced Cutting programme is an opportunity for qualified hairdressers and barbers to develop and improve their cutting skills, building on what they already have. Trainees learn advanced cuts and styles, platform presentation, creating a portfolio and identifying cutting trends.

Qualification by Experience

The Qualification by Experience programme can help your staff convert their years of industry experience into a New Zealand qualification. Applications must meet a checklist of industry experience criteria to be eligible for QbyE.

The following qualifications are offered through Qualification by Experience:

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Professional Stylist) (Level 4)
New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Barbering (Level 4)
New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4)
New Zealand Certificate in Nail Technology (Level 4)
New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skincare (Introduction) (Level 3)

If you would like to check your eligibility or find out more about these programmes, please contact the HITO Support team on (04) 499 1180 or email support@hito.org.nz.