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Beautician Course


25 weeks - (Days and Times are dependent on course registration numbers and therefore subject to change)

Present Hours - February 2017 intake 

Monday  9.00am to 4.00pm

Wednesday 8.30am to 12.00pm

Thursday 8.30am to 1.00pm 

Friday  9.00am to 3.00pm 

Pre Requisite(s)

First Aid, Unit Standards 26551, 26552 (6400, 6401,6402)
Health & Safety in the workplace , Unit standard 497

Course Description

We began offering the Beautician course in 1998 and it has become a very popular course with excellent job opportunities.

Course Topics in Beautician:

Anatomy and Physiology

Integumentary Systems, Physiology of the face, Cardio-Vascular Systems, Lymphatic Systems and Nerves of the face.

Cosmetic Chemistry

General properties and sources of cosmetic ingredients, basic formulations and actions of the various cosmetic material and the specialised therapeutic preparations used in Beauty Therapy.


Basics of electrotherapy, various electrical currents applied to the tissue in treatments, safety and maintenance of equipment.


Description of most common disorders and diseases. When to refer a client to a medical practitioner.

Facial Treatments:

  • Skin Analysis
  • Vapozone
  • Cleanse
  • High frequency
  • Lash Tinting
  • Iontophoresis
  • Facial Masks
  • Desincrustation
  • Brow Shaping
  • Facial Massage
  • Acne Treatments
  • Make-Up (Day - Evening - Fantasy)
  • AHA
  • Brush machine
  • Lash Extensions
  • Waxing
  • Manicures / Pedicures
  • French Manicures