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New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4)

Key information

Level of study:
Certificate
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 year
Start date: 22-February-2021
Campus:
Palmerston North Campus (Main Campus)
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Course details

Summary

Learn new skills and experience what it's like to work in the exciting world of beauty with UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy.

A day in the life of a beauty therapist involves helping clients look and feel good. The environment is warm, cosy and relaxing, and your clients look forward to seeing you. To make your start with a rewarding career in beauty, study UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy.

You'll gain the skills and knowledge to analyse, plan and provide a broad range of beauty services. This qualification is intended for learners who have little or no prior learning or experience in the field.

Practical experience

Regular client days are incorporated into the learning process at one of UCOL's Beauty Clinics in Palmerston North, Whanganui, Masterton or Levin, providing you with real industry experience, and honing your professionalism, relationship building skills and teamwork.

Career & Study Outcomes

Successful graduates of UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy will have a range of highly desirable employment skills for the industry, including:

  • Confident communication
  • The ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Technical beauty knowledge
  • Retailing skills within a commercial beauty environment.

Employment options include working as a beauty therapist or cosmetic product company representative.

Education pathway

Graduates who wish to further specialise can enrol in:

  • New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Course Information

  • Professional Practice
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nail Services
  • Facial Treatments
  • Make Up Services
  • Eye Works and Tanning
  • Waxing Services
  • Beauty Therapy Clinic

Entry criteria

  • NCEA Level 2
  • OR equivalent academic achievement
  • OR at the discretion of the Executive Dean on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants whose first language is not English must have a General or Academic IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 (or equivalent including TOEFL). IELTS scores must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (i.e. combining scores from more than one test is not permissible). TOEFL (iBT) score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge B2 First (for Schools), C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency: B2 with score of 162; no less than 154 in each skill; OET: Minimum Grade C or 200 in all subtests; PToE (Academic) score of 42 with no band less than 36.

Applicants under 20 years of age:

For international applicants under 20 years of age who do not hold NCEA, International Academic Qualifications Entry Criteria apply (Entry requirements vary from country to country). For more details, please visit the institution website.

Course variations

22-February-2021 - UCOL Whanganui Campus

Campus:
UCOL Whanganui Campus
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 year
Start date: 22-February-2021
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22-February-2021 - UCOL Wairarapa Campus

Campus:
UCOL Wairarapa Campus
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 year
Start date: 22-February-2021
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22-February-2021 - UCOL Horowhenua Campus

Campus:
UCOL Horowhenua Campus
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 year
Start date: 22-February-2021
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