Premier Institute Of Education

Premier Institute of Education have been influential leaders in tertiary education for close to 25 years. With a history at the forefront of training New Zealand’s hairdressers, Premier’s holistic and practical approach to teaching and learning sets us apart from the rest. 

Our suite of creative, vocational programmes now also includes barbering, beauty therapy, nail technology and make-up! Premier is proud to provide the highest standard of training across 4 stunning locations in Auckland, Hawkes Bay and Wellington.
With excellent programmes to choose from, get your career started now then pathway through into other programmes of interest easily. Fast track your career with our condensed, 34 week, full time programmes.  With 3 intakes per year, February, July and October, it’s easy to complete 2 programmes in 1 ½ years, getting you ‘work ready’ fast!
Your newly acquired skills give you more options – start earning straight away or earn money part time to support yourself while you continue studying – adding further to your skills and opening more doors for you.  What Qualifications can you choose from:
• New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing: Salon Support Level 3 • New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing: Emerging Stylist Level 4 • New Zealand Certificate in Barber Skills Level 3 • New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy Level 4 • New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 5 • New Zealand Certificate in Nail Technology Level 4 • New Zealand Certificate in Make-Up & Skin Care (Intro) Level 3 • Gateway / STAR programmes • HITO Off-Job Training
If you’re still at school and want to know more about starting a career in this creative industry, talk to your school career advisor about joining our Gateway or STAR programmes.  Get a taste of what it’s like to be a hairdresser or beauty therapist and gain Level 2 credits at the same time!
Premier is also one of HITO’s preferred providers for teaching and assessing hairdressing apprentices.  These students work in a salon 4 days and study at Premier 1 day per week over 3 years to gain their qualification. Book a tour now if you’d like to come and see for yourself what studying at Premier is like! 
Where are we?   Takapuna & Newmarket – Auckland     Lower Hutt – Wellington Napier - Hawkes Bay
Visit our website for more course information and how to apply!
TAKAPUNA Level 2, 529 Lake Road Takapuna  Auckland 0622
NEWMARKET Level 4, 393 Khyber Pass Road Newmarket Auckland 1023
HAWKES BAY 110 Dickens Street Napier Hawkes Bay 4110
WELLINGTON 336 High Street Lower Hutt Wellington 5010

Level 2, 529 Lake Road,
Takapuna, Auckland 0622

0800 11 99 00