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Beauty & Body Essentials

Level 4

Learn the essential beauty treatments that will turn your clients into regulars

Our Beauty & Body Essentials programme is designed as a starting point for our students to become a highly skilled and highly sought-after beauty therapist.  Graduates will be qualified as Beauty Specialists, learning different aspects of beauty treatments, including waxing, spray tanning, mani’s, pedi’s, gel nails and nail art, massage, and electrolysis treatments.

This Beauty Specialist programme builds on Makeup Artistry & Skincare Level 3 and gives you a pathway to our Level 5 Beauty Therapy Diploma.

32 weeks

20 Sept 2021

21 Mar 2022


In person

Programme Details 

Course Content

  • Manicure / pedicure

  • Depilatory waxing

  • Intimate waxing

  • Facial treatments

  • Lash & brow tinting and shaping

  • Foundation in relaxation massage

  • Nutrition

  • Makeup design & application

  • Spray tanning

  • Client consultation & service plans


  • Fulltime hours

Entry requirements

  • Level 2 NCEA or equivalent

Qualification awarded


  • New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy Level 4



$12,085 (includes Compulsory Course Costs of $1893)

You may qualify to have your course fees paid up to $12,000 for this programme by the government. Refer to the website to check and see if you are eligible

If you're eligible for fees free study you still need to apply for a Student Loan if you want to borrow course-related costs or living costs. You can apply through Studylink. Find out if you're eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit to qualify to have your course fees paid up to a maximum of $12,000 by the government.

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