New Zealand Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Premier Institute of Education Limited

Subject area

Beauty Therapy




1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The qualification is designed to provide the beauty sector with therapists who have the skills and knowledge to critically analyse clients' needs and provide advanced beauty services.

This qualification is intended for learners who have prior learning or experience as a beauty therapist to equip them with the skills and knowledge to successfully provide advanced beauty services and manage the operations of a client base or small beauty therapy business.

The beauty sector will benefit by having beauty therapists with the skills and knowledge to successfully provide advanced beauty services.

Graduates will be capable of working autonomously.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4) (or equivalent skills and knowledge, experience and/or qualifications). Age 16 years or higher (or 15 with MOE exemption) Interest and desire to work within the Beauty Industry A positive attitude and commitment to complete the course. Spoken and written English International students must be 18 years old to enrol and have an academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5. Students must disclose any previous or pending criminal convictions, accept & agree that the Academy may conduct a criminal record check via the NZ Police or the Ministry of Justice. Any student who is accepted onto the programme through "equivalence" will need to complete unit standards 6401 Provide First Aid and 6402 Basic Life Support either prior to or during the programme of study.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$15,821 $15,821
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,589 $6,589
Total $22,410 $22,410

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $41,000
Earnings range $33,000 - $47,000
In employment 67%
In further study 20%
On a benefit 2%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 306 8872
Fax: (09) 306 8889

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Where does this information come from?

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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