Open Day 2020 - Postponed
Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, our annual Wintec Open Day has been postponed. Please click and register to your details below to get updated information.
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 the Wintec 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.
|Module code||Module name||Level||Credits||Pre-requisites||Co-requisites|
|BEAU401||Professional Nail Services||4||14|
|BEAU402||The Science of Beauty Therapy||4||16|
|BEAU403||Professional Practices for the Beauty Therapy Industry||4||16|
|BEAU404||Professional Hair Removal and Beauty Services||4||34|
|BEAU405||Professional Facial Enhancement Services||4||34|
|BEAU406||Beauty Therapy Capstone Practical||4||6||BEAU401-405|
Graduates of this programme may be employed in positions such as:
Graduates of this programme may progress into the:
You can apply for this programme if you meet one of the below options.
Based on your school achievement (secondary school study)
Based on study completed after school (tertiary study)
Based on discretionary entrance
If you don’t meet any of the above options, and you think you have what it takes to complete this programme, you can apply for discretionary entrance. Your application may be accepted if you can demonstrate a good chance of success. Approval of discretionary entrance applications is decided by the relevant manager. If your application is approved, your acceptance into further programmes relies on you demonstrating success in this programme.
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 discretionary entrance and be
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.
In addition, students who have previously been enrolled in, 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 (Level 4) programme; and
b) Successfully completed all work-based learning hours in the Certificate in Beauty Services (Level 4) programme.
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.
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.
Students beginning February 2020
Date: Monday 10 February 2020
Venue: R Block Social Space, Media Arts Building, Collingwood St, City Campus
On your first day please wear black pants and a black shirt.
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.
Beauty Therapy kits will be provided to the students
The following items are to be supplied by the student:
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
Uniform try on date:
To be confirmed.
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