Get hands-on skills and knowledge to kick start your career in hairdressing.

hairdressing training salon at NMIT
NMIT student hairdressing salon

Hairdressers make people look and feel great on a daily basis, working in salons and carving out careers in entertainment and fashion. In our on-campus hair salon in Nelson you’ll learn the theory and apply your skills to real customers and clients. Complete your training at NMIT and start as a junior apprentice, then continue your professional development in the industry.

NMIT’s programmes give you the hands-on skills and knowledge to work as a hairdresser. Our programmes emphasise applied learning that focus on delivering service to customers and clients.

Our tutors have excellent backgrounds in professional roles within the industry to ensure current and relevant training for our students. Training is available to those wishing to enter industry, or those who are already working and want to up skill or further their career.

“We had an open salon on campus which gave us the chance to be hands-on and practise our skills with real clients.”
- Britt Nicholas graduated with a Certificate in Professional Hairdressing
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