Diploma in beauty therapy

diploma in beauty therapy


Elite Diploma in Beauty Therapy

International Qualifications:


Is this course right for me?

This course provides you with the ideal starting point to gain a career in the varied and creative role of beauty therapy. It is the minimum qualification Elite International recommends for working in the beauty therapy industry.

What will I learn on the course?

You will be provided with a mix of practical and theory-based learning opportunities to target specific industry skills.

What will I gain from the course?

The course will equip you to start working in the beauty therapy industry with the required skills and experience across an extensive range of beauty therapy treatments. You may also choose to complete ITEC, CIBTAC and CIDESCO qualifications during the course – all of which are internationally recognised qualifications. This will provide further employment opportunities for you in New Zealand and around the world.

How long is the course?

Where to next?

Elite International courses are designed to pathway into each other. Your employment opportunities will be further enhanced if you go on to complete the Spa component of our Diploma in Beauty and Spa Therapies. This will round out your skills as a beauty therapist and create more employment opportunities for you within the beauty therapy industry.

Course components

Health and hygiene, cleansing, analysis, massage, masks, electrical machines, make-up, eye lash and brow treatments, manicures,

pedicures and waxing, professional practice and conduct, skin diseases and disorders, business studies, chemistry, physics and anatomy and Physiology of the head face and neck.

Exercise, figure analysis, electrical treatments for slimming and toning, anatomy and physiology of all systems of the body, Swedish massage and nutrition.

Full electrolysis hair removal treatment.

Tuition fees and compulsory course costs include:

  • All tuition fees for classes
  • Access to all school facilities and equipment during school hours or by arrangement after class
  • Uniform top(s) and jacket
  • Text books
  • Work books
  • NZQA credit fees
  • Student ID card
  • Name badge
  • Professional equipment kit (tools for beauty therapists)
  • Linen for practical lessons and client days
  • Cosmetic materials used in training and client days
  • School exams

All prices are GST inclusive

Additional costs include:

  • General stationery items and supplementary text books
  • Eye test
  • Optional field trips
  • External (International) exam fees
  • Thesis and project binding
  • Refundable locker deposit – (If applicable)
  • Accommodation and living expenses

Elite International reserves the right to make changes to timetables and course structures to meet operational requirements. Please note that all courses are run subject to numbers and space availability.

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