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New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4) - Invercargill

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 4
Dates:

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

2020 Semester 2: 20 July to 23 April

Duration:

One year full-time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 120

Graduates will be able to:

  • Implement professional standards and expectations relating to the beauty workplace including all relevant health, safety and hygiene obligations
  • Undertake a full consultation with clients, build client rapport, and perform an in-depth need analysis for beauty services and product needs to develop a beauty treatment plan
  • Apply knowledge of natural nail services, products, and tools, and related skills, to meet clients' needs in accordance with industry standards and current and emerging trends
  • Apply knowledge of facial and skin care services, and related skills, to meet clients' needs, during and after treatment, in accordance with industry standards and current and emerging trends
  • Apply knowledge of manual hair removal and body care services, and related skills, to meet clients' needs, during and after treatment, in accordance with industry standards and current and emerging trends
  • Apply knowledge of relevant aspects of chemistry, physics and biology in a beauty services context to provide effective services and ensure client comfort and safety
  • Provide nutritional advice specific to the skin, which is complementary to healthy skin, hair and nails
  • Apply knowledge of skin and skin-related disease and disorders to identify symptoms and advise clients of possible implications in terms of proposed beauty services
  • Provide reception and client sales services and carry out associated transactions and administration
  • Contribute to the operation of a small beauty sector business or client base
  • ITEC international examinations can be undertaken as part of this course at an additional cost.

CBT100 Anatomy and Physiology

CBT110 Consultation

CBT120 Dermatology

CBT130 Health, Safety and Hygiene

CBT140 Manicure and Pedicure

CBT150 Nutrition

CBT160 Reception

CBT170 Small Business

CBT180 Facial and Makeup

CBT190 Body Care Services

The Zero Fees Scheme applies to this programme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • Direct material costs of $5925 (GST inclusive) which includes a comprehensive kit of quality professional beauty therapy products.
  • ITEC international examinations can be undertaken as part of this course at an additional cost.

International Fees can be found here.

This qualification is designed to provide the beauty sector with therapists who have the skills and knowledge to analyse, plan and provide a broad range of beauty services.

This qualification is intended for learners who have little or no prior learning or experience in beauty services.

The beauty sector will benefit by having beauty therapists with the skills and knowledge to competently provide a range of beauty services.

NCEA (Level 1) or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

Applicants, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following:

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Cambridge A- level qualification for which the teaching and assessment was conducted in English; or

Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), or Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL); or

Successful completion of all primary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand primary school years 1 to 8) and at least three years of secondary education (being the equivalent of three years from New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in  either New Zealand, Australia­, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States one of the countries listed in Rule 18.5 where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of at least five years of secondary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of a Bachelor ‘s Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters’ Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be  from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the two years preceding the proposed date of enrolment

Certificate at Level 4

  • IELTS test - General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 530 (with an essay score of 4.5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Cambridge English Examination –B2 First or B2First for schools with a score of 162.  No less than 154 in each skill.
  • OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
  • NZCEL - a) Expiring Level   b) Current:
  • Level 3 (Academic) b) Level 3 (Applied)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36
  • Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than pass in any band

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:

  • A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4)
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy full-time over one year or part-time over two years

Please Note: Students failing to attend for 80% of the timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees entitlement.

Classes are held Monday to Friday, 9.00am-4.30pm at SIT's main Invercargill campus.

Students operate the SIT Beauty Therapy Clinic at various times throughout the year.

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