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Beauty Courses

If you enjoy making people feel good about themselves, you’re in the right place. Our courses will teach you the skills and knowledge you need to stand out in the beauty industry – and you’ll have heaps of fun with likeminded people along the way who love beauty as much as you do!

Beauty, Spa & Makeup Courses 

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Makeup Artistry & Skincare Level 3

Learn the basics of prepping skin and a range of makeup techniques.

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Beauty & Body Essentials Level 4

Learn a wide range of beauty services and prepare for entry level jobs.

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Face, Body & Spa Therapies Level 5

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

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The Essentials Collection
Level 3 & 4

This is the perfect option if you want become both a makeup artist and a beauty therapist.

We offer fees-free study options for eligible students! We’re also an NZQA registered Category One provider, which is the highest ranking the government can award a tertiary provider. Our qualifications span Level 3, 4 & 5 and are all NZQA recognised.

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Elite helped me gain confidence in myself and provided me with all the training and resources needed to make me a master of my trade.

Cassandra Doherty - Graduate

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a beauty therapy course?

Our Level 4 and Level 5 courses in beauty therapy will teach you the essential skills in skincare, makeup, nails, massage, and spa treatments, preparing you for a variety of careers within the beauty industry. 

Is beauty therapy a good career?

Beauty therapy can be a fulfilling and rewarding career if you are passionate about beauty, skincare, and helping others. The industry is vast, providing employment opportunities in salons, retail, or even starting your own business.

What is cosmetology?

Cosmetology, like beauty therapy, encompasses a variety of beauty treatments including hair styling, skincare, makeup, and nails. Elite offers courses that teach many of the same or similar skills.

How to become an eyelash technician?

Our Level 4 course provides training in lashes, teaching skills in creating them long and luscious. Along with the core essentials in safety and hygiene. 

Our Campuses

Auckland Queen St Campus
Auckland Central 1010
Level 3, 360 Queen Street

Hamilton Campus
Level 1, 44 Bryce Street
Hamilton, 3204

Wellington Campus
265 Wakefield Street
Wellington, 6011

Tauranga Campus
109 Devonport Road
Tauranga, 3110

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