Institute of Technology or PolytechnicWestern Institute of Technology at Taranaki
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Mar 2024
Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki
Build on your existing skills and learn the latest advanced beauty therapy techniques including lash lifting, lash extensions, microdermabrasion, body machinery, facial peels, advanced massage techniques and more. You will also be able to undertake CIDESCO qualifications (optional).
Classes are taught three days a week on campus (one late night per week to be scheduled throughout the year).
Beauty therapy graduates are in demand and you can expect to gain work in a salon or be able to work independently.
The programme includes
Hot stone massage
Graduates will be able to:
implement professional standards and expectations relating to advanced beauty services including all relevant health, safety and hygiene obligations.
undertake an in-depth consultation and build rapport with clients to analyse and evaluate their needs, and develop and manage a treatment plan for advanced beauty services.
apply knowledge of advanced skin care, body therapy and hair removal services as well as products and related skills, to meet client’s needs during and after treatment, in accordance with industry standards and current and emerging trends.
apply knowledge of relevant aspects of chemistry, physics and biology in an advanced beauty services context to provide effective services and ensure client comfort and safety.
manage the operation of a small beauty sector business or client base.
apply knowledge of skin and body diseases and disorders in order to identify symptoms, provide information and advice, and refer clients to health practitioners in accordance with industry standards relating to scope of practice.
provide nutritional advice which is complementary to advanced beauty services.
Graduates of this qualification may be employed, contracted or self-employed, in positions such as:
Product Company Representative
Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 5 (with no score below 5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening) or equivalent.