Education

Are you interested in becoming a beauty therapist? 

The NZ Beauty Association maintains a comprehensive list of beauty school members around New Zealand,  that hold a range of beauty therapy training to help you achieve professional qualifications.  You can achieve a certificate or diploma, depending on the beauty training you undertake.

Click here for beauty therapy training…and the best part, you can become a Student member of the NZ Beauty Association.  As soon as you begin your course and pay a minimal fee, you will receive a student badge and regular issues of the coveted BeautyNZ magazine, an excellent reference tool while you study!

Are you looking for a beauty course in a new beauty procedure or want to brush up your skills as a beauty therapist?

Our list of beauty schools members provide beauty therapy training to improve your skills and also to learn new treatments.

Need some beauty therapy career advice?

The NZ Beauty Association offers career advice to anyone not sure if they would like to become a beauty therapist or a beauty therapist wanting to further her/his career.  Through the inspirational connections of our membership, we have access to experienced beauty therapists and industry related specialist active in the field for advice and answers to any questions you may have.

Are you looking for a job as a beauty therapist?

The NZ Beauty Association has a list of current vacant beauty therapist positions throughout New Zealand.  Apply for these jobs online, knowing their high standards in the workplace and ethical treatment of clients as members of the NZ Association of Registered Beauty Therapists.

Qualifications

Training to be a beauty therapist is hard work. The student must complete an intensive programme before they can practice their profession. Subjects studied include anatomy & physiology, chemistry, nutrition, hygiene & sterilisation and electrolysis along with practical applications.

As beauty therapy is a service industry the student must also be trained in customer service, reception and retail, health and safety and business skills.

The Association recognises specific New Zealand and International qualifications.

Therapists applying to join the Association will be allocated their level of membership according to their qualifications.

The Association also welcomes the membership of training providers, product distributors and other affiliated bodies.

Note: Refer to Paragraph 7 of the Rules for a detailed description of all membership categories and criteria.