New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Level 5

Hone your advanced skills and go from beauty therapist to beauty guru!

Exclusive internship opportunities

Internship opportunities may be offered with our industry partners such as Forme Spa, Caci Clinic, Ragdale Hall in the UK and Hamilton Island on the Great Barrier Reef.

Personalised skin consultation and kit

There’s nothing like using products yourself to really understand them. Get a personalised skin consultation with an Ultraceuticals Skin Expert and a range of personalised Ultraceutical products to use yourself during your study.

Course content

Design, implement, review and adapt beauty treatments so you can provide customised treatments and plans for the different needs of your clients. Learn advanced body and facial electrical techniques which will improve, rejuvenate, rebalance and rehydrate the skin to look and feel its best.

Master advanced hair removal using electrolysis Deliver rejuvenating relaxation to your clients with Deep Tissue, Hot Stone and Aromatherapy massage. Explore a holistic approach to wellness mastering specialised scrubs and body wraps. Learn essential salon management skills, including how to run your own small beauty practice.

Career Opportunities

This course will give you the skills for roles in the beauty therapy industry such as:

  • Beauty therapist both in NZ and internationally
  • Salon manager
  • Salon business owner
  • Cosmetic product company representative
  • Working in beauty on a cruise ship or overseas resort
  • Teaching and facilitating beauty seminars

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2018 Intake Dates

Auckland Central and Wellington campuses

5 February 2018

18 June 2018

20 August 2018

22 Oct 2018

Hamilton and Albany campuses

5 February 2018

13 August 2018

22 Oct 2018 (Hamilton only)


36 weeks

Course Costs*

Tuition fees $22,000

Entry requirements

Be at least 18 years old.

Hold IELTS Level 5.5 or recognised equivalent.

Qualifications Awarded

New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy  Level 5

*Subject to NZQA approval