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Face, Body & Spa Therapies 
Level 5

Hone your advanced skills and go from beauty therapist to beauty guru! 

Drawing from our Level 4 Beauty & Body Essentials course, in this Level 5 diploma you will:


  • Learn advanced body and facial electrical techniques which will improve, rejuvenate, rebalance and rehydrate the skin to look and feel its best.

  • Design, implement, review and adapt beauty treatments so you can provide customised treatments and plans for the different needs of your clients.

  • Master advanced hair removal using electrolysis.

  • Deliver rejuvenating relaxation to your clients with Deep Tissue, Hot Stone and Aromatherapy massage.

  • Explore a holistic approach to wellness mastering specialised scrubs and body wraps. Learn essential salon management skills, including how to run your own small beauty practice.

40 weeks

10 Oct 2021

31 Jan 2022

09 May 2022


In person

Programme Details 

Career Opportunities:

This course will give you the skills for roles in the beauty therapy industry such as:


  • Beauty therapist both in NZ and internationally

  • Salon manager

  • Salon business owner

  • Cosmetic product company representative

  • Working in beauty on a cruise ship or overseas resort

  • Teaching and facilitating beauty seminars


  • Fulltime hours

  • Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm, Fridays 9am to 1pm ( half-day self-directed learning on a Friday).

Entry requirements

  • New Zealand Certificate of Beauty Therapy Level 4 or equivalent

Qualification awarded


  • New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy Level 5



$17,085 (includes Compulsory Course Costs of $2,209)

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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