New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Level 5)

New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Level 5)

Build on your existing beauty therapy skills and training and take your skills to the next level. Learn the latest advanced beauty therapy techniques from our industry experienced tutors and work in the rewarding beauty therapy industry.

Beauty therapy graduates are in demand and you can expect to gain work in a salon or be able to work independently. Students have the opportunity to sit an optional CIDESCO qualification which opens the door to work worldwide.

The programme includes

  • Lash lifting
  • Lash extensions
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Body machinery
  • Facial peels
  • Hot stone massage
  • Brow lamination
  • Brazilian waxing

The programme runs three days per week on campus with one late night per week in the second half of the programme so you can gain practical experience working with clients in our Industrie training salon. 

Please refer to the brochure for additional course-related costs.

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 (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

Changes for 2023 learners

On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.

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