Institute of Technology or PolytechnicOtago Polytechnic
This course is available
Level of Study
Take your beauty skills to the next level with this advanced, practical programme.
Graduates of this Diploma could find employment as a Beauty Therapist, Spa Therapist, Skin Therapist, Electrologist, Resort Therapist working on a cruise liner or could work within beauty retail. Alternatively, you could establish and run your own beauty therapy business.
During this programme, you will learn how to apply advanced skincare techniques, advanced hair removal techniques and be introduced to spa body treatments.
Practical, hands-on learning in our purpose-built, clinic setting will enable you to gain experience and confidence.
You will study
Beauty Therapy Science (15 credits)
Advanced Hair Removal (20 credits)
Electrical Facial Therapy (15 credits)
Advanced Skin Care (20 credits)
Electrical Body Therapy (20 credits)
Spa and Massage Therapy (10 credits)
Applied Beauty Therapy Practice (Clinic) (20 credits)
This full-time programme will involve approximately 18 hours in class and 18 hours in self-directed study per week.
Further study options
Further training pathways could be in specific skin therapies, aromatherapy, advanced massage techniques and business management.