New Zealand Certificate in Skin Care and Cosmetics

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Beauty Therapy


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Entry requirements

National Certificate of Educational Achievement (Level 1) [Ref: 0928] or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for learners who are seeking to develop a range of essential skills and knowledge in the skin care, beauty and related industries.
These sectors will benefit by having access to graduates with the skills and knowledge to competently and safely undertake a range of essential skin care and make-up services within workplaces where skin care, make-up and other cosmetics products are applied and sold.
Graduates of this qualification will have developed practical application of knowledge and skills in preparation for further study but will also be capable of working with initial supervision in a skin care and beauty context.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Personal Services at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 423 100
Phone: (04) 499 1180
Fax: (04) 499 3950

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