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Certificate in Beauty Services (Level 4)

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4)

SI1901

Course details

  • Feb 2020
  • One year
  • Full-time or Part-time
  • $6531 per year
  • You may qualify for fee free study under Fees Free Policy
  • Level 4
  • Hamilton City Campus

Summary

This programme offers students an opportunity to graduate with the skills to work in entry level positions in the beauty therapy industry. Students will spend time applying practical skills in Wintec’s Urban Spa and will also undertake work based learning at a beauty therapy clinic, working alongside beauty therapists in industry.  

Students will learn a range of beauty services and the required professional practices required to be a beauty therapist including; spray tanning, waxing, nails, makeup, facials and eye enhancement treatments.  Alongside these practical skills students will be developing their knowledge of anatomy and physiology relevant to these beauty therapy services and building their understanding of the chemistry behind beauty therapy products.  

During their time at Wintec students will also be able to achieve the City and Guilds International qualification, Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 2. 

View programme modules

Module codeModule nameLevelCreditsPre-requisitesCo-requisites
BEAU401Professional Nail Services414  
BEAU402The Science of Beauty Therapy 416  
BEAU403Professional Practices for the Beauty Therapy Industry 416  
BEAU404Professional Hair Removal and Beauty Services 434  
BEAU405Professional Facial Enhancement Services 434  
BEAU406Beauty Therapy Capstone Practical46BEAU401-405 

Career/further opportunities

Graduates of this programme may be employed in positions such as:

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Cosmetic product company representative.

Graduates of this programme may progress into the:

Secondary school students

Want to experience beauty therapy for a day? Come to Wintec and do a Taster in Beauty Therapy. Talk to your STAR coordinator or careers advisor for more information.

Entry criteria

General academic admission

Applicants are required to have completed:

a) 24 credits at NCEA Level 1 including English, Maths and Science or Biology or Chemistry; or
b) New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skincare (Level 3); or
c) An equivalent qualification at NZQF Level 2 or above

Selection criteria

a) Students who do not meet the admission requirements may be required to attend an interview to assess their suitability in-order to successfully complete Certificate in Beauty Services (Level 4). They may be enrolled with provisional entry and required to have a Personal Learning Plan that may include a requirement to attend student support e.g. Te Kete Konae or Student Learning Services.
b) In addition, students who have previously been enrolled on, but have not completed the Certificate in Beauty Services (Level 4) programme will only be considered for admission if they:

a) Attended at least 80% of the directed learning hours in the Certificate in Beauty Services (Level4) programme; and
b) Successfully completed all work based learning hours in the Certificate in Beauty Services (Level 4) programme.

Special admission

Domestic applicants aged 20 years or above who have not met the General Admission or entry requirements for a programme but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of success may be eligible for Special Admission. Special admission will be granted at the discretion of the Centre Director or designated nominee.

Provisional entry

Domestic applicants aged under 20 years who have not met the general academic admission and entry criteria for a programme but who can demonstrate a reasonable chance of success through other educational attainment and/or work or life experience may be eligible for provisional entry at the discretion of the Centre Director or designated nominee. Provisional entry places restrictions on re-enrolment to be lifted if the applicant’s performance is deemed satisfactory by the Centre Director or designated nominee.

English language requirements

Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.5 in the academic band, with no individual band score lower than 5; or equivalent.

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Pathways

Beauty therapy pathway diagram

Your first day

Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our Welcome page.

Intakes 900 and 910

Induction Day
Date: 14 February 2019
Time: 9am - 3pm

 

What you will need

What to wear:

On your first day please wear black pants and a black shirt

Timetable information

All timetables are available via Timetable Net on our website.

How to find your way around

Wintec pōwhiri/nau mai, haere mai

Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.

Click here to find out where and when the next Pōwhiri will be.

Paying for your study

Course related costs

Beauty Therapy kits will be provided to the students

 

The following items are to be supplied by the student:

  • Black dress pants
  • Black shoes with closed in toe & flat heels
  • Students are to provide their own make up
  • Impact document file A4 with dome
  • A4 Ringbinder

Additional information

 

Booklist

Purchasing textbooks

If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:

Hamilton-based supplier

  • Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)

New Zealand-based suppliers

General book suppliers

First aid certificate

Health status

Uniform

Uniform try on date:

Monday 4th February 2019 1.30pm-2.30pm Urban Spa

Equipment

Clinical placement

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