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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

Entry requirements

Completion of New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy Level 4 

Be at least 18 years old.

Hold IELTS Level 5.5 or recognised equivalent.

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Intake Dates

Albany Auckland Campus

  • 19 November 2018
  • 8 April 2019
  • 26 August 2019
  • 30 September 2019

Auckland Central Campus

  • 4 February 2019
  • 8 April 2019
  • 26 August 2019
  • 30 September 2019

Hamilton Campus

  • 4 February 2019
  • 8 April 2019
  • 16 September 2019
  • 30 September 2019

Wellington Campus

  • 4 February 2019
  • 1 April 2019
  • 16 September 2019
  • 30 September 2019
  • 4 November 2019


36 weeks (12 weeks RPL will be applied for the new student who completed their Level 4 with us).

2018 Course Costs

Tuition fees: $19,700
Resource fee: $2,300

Qualifications Awarded

New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy  Level 5