New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Level 5)

  • March 2022
  • Level 5
  • 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
    Available in New Plymouth
  • $6,687 - Domestic fee (2021)
    $15,000 - International fee

Qualification overview

Learn the latest advanced beauty therapy techniques including:

  • lash lifting
  • lash extensions
  • microdermabrasion
  • body machinery
  • facial peels
  • hot stone massage
  • brazilian waxing

This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4) and 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-dept consultantion 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 services and products, and related skills, to meet clients needs, during and after treatment, in accordance with industry standards and current and emerging trends.
  • Apply knowledge of advanced hair removal services and 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.

 

   

Entry requirements

  • New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4); or
  • Equivalent knowledge, skills, work experience or study.

Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 5.5 (with no score below 5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening) or equivalent.

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.

Career Options

Graduates of this qualification may be employed, contracted or self-employed, in positions such as:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Salon Manager
  • Product Company Representative
  • Brand Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Salon Owner

Further study options

  • New Zealand Certificate in Specialised Epilation Therapy (Level 6)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Specialised Skin Care Therapy (Level 6)