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Beauty Therapy

Study Beauty Therapy

Here at WelTec, we're passionate about skin and all its fascinating aspects. Our vision is to instill the same passion and dedication into our students.

Our commitment to the industry ensures students learn the in-demand skills and knowledge needed to succeed once they enter work. Learn how to conduct a skin analysis, hair removal, facial therapy, eyelash tinting, eyebrow tinting and shaping, makeup, spray-tanning, manicure and pedicure. Plus, understand anatomy and the physiological theory behind these treatments.

Learn the communication skills needed to deliver an experience that leaves clients feeling pampered and cared for. Gain reception skills, and understand the necessary health, safety, and hygiene procedures to practice professionally. Take the first step into a fulfilling career with a qualification in beauty therapy.


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 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 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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Give yourself credit

Use the knowledge and skills you already have to fast-track your qualification with minimum cost. Workplace-learning, volunteering, professional development, other provider qualifications and online courses or units can be recognised as prior learning and put towards your future diploma or degree.

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