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Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, UCOL | Te Pūkenga is committed to providing the best learning outcome for you. As part of this, all programmes are currently being reviewed to make them portable, consistent, and closely aligned with the needs of the industry. When published, this course information is correct, but the courses offered may change over time. If you have any questions call an Enrolment Advisor on 0800 468 265.
From 2023, UCOL | Te Pūkenga and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga. So, if you join UCOL | Te Pūkenga in 2023, you will be awarded Te Pūkenga certification. And, if you are a current learner graduating in 2023, you will be awarded a co-branded certificate.
This programme consists of 120 credits. The course includes:
Beauty Therapy Science (15 Credits)
Gain advanced knowledge in human anatomy and physiology, science and nutrition for advanced beauty therapy.
Spa and Massage Therapy (20 Credits) (25 practicum hours)
Gain knowledge and practice in spa and massage therapy techniques and services in beauty therapy to industry standards.
Advanced Skin Care (15 Credits) (10 practicum hours)
Gain knowledge and practice in advanced skin care products and services in beauty therapy to industry standards.
Advanced Hair Removal (25 Credits) (35 practicum hours)
Gain knowledge and skills in advanced hair removal services in order to meet client and industry demands.
Electrical Facial Therapy (15 Credits) (10 practicum hours)
Gain knowledge and practice in electrical therapy techniques and services in order to provide advanced facial electrical treatments to meet industry requirements.
Electrical Body Therapy (15 Credits) (10 practicum hours)
Gain knowledge and practice in electrical body therapy techniques and services in beauty therapy to industry standards and to create an awareness of latest industry developments and trends.
Applied Beauty Therapy Practice (Clinic) (15 Credits) (40 practicum hours)
The aim of this course is to provide supervised clinical environments where skills and knowledge learnt throughout the programme can be applied to identify, analyse and interpret clients’ needs in order to develop appropriate treatment, which meets industry standards. Sustainable business practices will be explored and these skills will be used to develop CVs and prepare for job interviews.
Previous Related Programmes
The New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy supersedes and takes the best from the following programmes of study, which are no longer offered:
- Diploma in Beauty Therapy