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Introduction to Beauty Therapy Level 2 (Dual Enrolment)

Gain essential foundation skills in beauty therapy.

Dual Enrolment programmes are FREE if you're in Years 11, 12 or 13 and a great way to earn NCEA credits and get a feel for tertiary study, while you’re still at school.

Location: Christchurch, Timaru

This exciting programme is delivered in our bespoke beauty therapy room. As well as gaining useful credits to help you find your first job, you’ll learn basic manicures and pedicures, facials, in-chair massages, basic brow shaping and simple make-up skills. Part-time, one year.

Please note: places are limited, and funding is dependent on availability. Some courses may incur costs, depending on the student’s eligibility. Fees may apply for international students.

Fees may apply for International Students

Programme Credits

NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification.

Unit Standard Title Version Number NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
27640 Demonstrate knowledge of current fashion trends and history related to beauty therapy 2 3 3
27641 Describe the relevance of anatomy and physiology knowledge to beauty therapy practice 2 3 3
25439 Demonstrate knowledge of sustainability concepts for a salon 2 2 2
17593 Apply safe work practices in the workplace 4 4 4
33019 Communicate in an organisation 1 3 3
62 Maintain personal presentation and a positive attitude in a workplace involving customer contact 10 3 3
9677 Communicate in a team or group which has an objective 10 3 3
17285 Demonstrate knowledge of commercial espresso coffee equipment and prepare espresso beverages under supervision 10 4 4
Total: 25 25

To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at a secondary school and a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa that allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.

If you are interested in enrolling in a Dual Enrolment course, you should first talk to your secondary school or with Ara.

As different programmes are offered, entry requirements, application, and interview processes (including selection criteria) may vary

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Introduction to Beauty Therapy

PART-TIME - 1 Year

Gain essential foundation skills in beauty therapy.

Type Dual Enrolment
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
Credits 25
Level 2
Additional Equipment/Fees Fees may apply to international students
May allow Dual Enrolment Yes
Available Part time Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NCEP4T-BEAD
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Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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