Beauty & Body Essentials

Level 4

Welcome to the fascinating world of beauty therapy. You’ll learn a wide range of beauty services, from manicures and pedicures, to waxing, spray tans, facials, massage and much more. You’ll graduate prepared for entry level jobs in the beauty industry or for more advanced study on our Level 5 Diploma. 

In addition to this programme you can choose to complete CIBTAC international certifications.

Course Content

  • Current industry trends
  • Waxing including brazilians
  • Spray tanning
  • Facials
  • Eye enhancements
  • Eyebrow tints and shaping
  • Eyelash tints and extensions
  • Eyebrow treatments
  • Advanced makeup
  • Body massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Nail services including gel and nail art
  • Professionalism in the industry
  • Business and retail skills
  • Related beauty sciences

Career Opportunities

This course will give you the skills for entry-level positions in the beauty therapy industry such as:

  • Beauty therapist both in NZ and internationally
  • Cosmetics Consultant

Entry Requirements

Level 2 NCEA or equivalent.

Qualifications Awarded

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy Level 4

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2018 Intake Dates

Auckland Central and Wellington campuses

22 January 2018

26 March 2018

Hamilton and Albany campuses

26 February 2018

19 March 2018

*Our Wellington campus will start the following day to accommodate Wellington Anniversary day


32 weeks

Course Costs

Student loans and allowances are available if you meet the criteria. Find out if you're eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit Studylink

Discounts are available for those who enrol in a package. 

Compulsory course costs are $1,800