Beauty Therapy


Study Beauty Therapy

Master the skills and techniques to transform and make people feel good. Turn your passion into a career with our range of qualifications. Learn from the best in the business in a supportive environment.


New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy

Get ready for the beauty industry. Gain skills in facial therapy, hair removal, manicure and pedicure, makeup, spray tanning, eyebrow shaping and eyelash tinting. Learn essential anatomy and physiology. Develop retail and reception skills in our salon and work with clients.

  • Level 4
  • 1 year, full-time

New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Introduction to Cosmetology)

Start your career in the cosmetology industry. Get a taste for hairdressing, beauty therapy and make-up artistry. Your training will be practical and hands-on and you’ll learn in a salon environment.

  • Level 2
  • 17 weeks, full-time

New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction)

Take your passion to the next level and become a part of the growing beauty industry. Learn practical skills from skincare and maintenance through to classic and trending makeup looks. Gain an introduction to basic beauty services, communication, professionalism and sales strategies.

  • Level 3
  • 17 weeks, full-time

New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Launch your career into the beauty therapy industry with this Diploma. Learn how to use advanced electrical facial and body therapy techniques, as well as permanent hair removal, massage, and body treatments. Gain salon administration skills and learn about anatomy and physiology.

  • Level 5
  • 1 year, full-time

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