A pathway to your career in the health and beauty industry.

The beauty therapy industry requires people who are caring, creative, and attentive.

 If you’re already interested in make-up trends, massage treatments, and understand the importance of helping people to feel comfortable and confident in their own skin, beauty and body therapy could be a great fit for you. You’ll learn how to apply your skills in a real-world setting in our on-campus beauty salon in Nelson, working with real customers.

Star Beauty

Students interested in the beauty industry will have the opportunity to study beauty therapy in a practical learning environment. Students will learn skills and techniques for makeup, eyelash tinting, facials and skincare.

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy

This programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to work as a beautician or for more advanced study on our L5 Diploma in Beauty Therapy. Graduates will also gain an internationally recognised City and Guilds qualification, Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 2.

You will learn a variety of beauty services skills including; spray tanning, waxing, nails, makeup, facials and eye enhancement treatments through a combination of practical and theoretical activities and will have the opportunity to perfect their skills in NMIT’s purpose built beauty and body therapy clinic, Beauty Zone

New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Acquire the advanced skills and knowledge needed to work as a Beauty and Body Therapist, in New Zealand and overseas. Graduates will also gain an internationally recognised City and Guilds qualification, Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 3.

Through a combination of practical and theoretical activities, this programme will equip you with the advanced practical skills, confidence and knowledge needed to gain employment within the beauty industry. During your study you will learn a range of advanced beauty therapy skills including advanced skin therapy and analysis, body and facial electrical therapy, progressive permanent hair removal electrolysis, massage therapy, anatomy and physiology, nutrition and business management.

Students will spend time applying their advanced practical skills and knowledge in NMIT’s purpose built beauty and body therapy clinic, Beauty Zone where they will work with real clients, manage bookings, perform managerial and reception duties.

 

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