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Career Prospects

Beauty as a Career

Students learning treatmentsToday more and more woman and men accept the fact that a visit to their Beauty Therapist is worthwhile and advantageous. It gives them a lift and makes them more confident.

Most people today have a busy working life and need to look their best. The beauty field is one of the fastest growing professions in the world, and New Zealand is no exception. This is no longer a “female occupation” either. With the changes in men’s grooming requirements, the industry welcomes male therapists.

Career Prospects

Beauty Clinics

You will be fully qualified to move into the clinic situation here in New Zealand and overseas. The opportunity to own and run your own business is also an option which you may capitalise on and become successful business owners.

Hairdressing Salons

Hairdressers are diversifying to include a therapist on their staff. The total look is becoming a service most clients are looking for.


This exposes you to clinic treatments done with retail selling and often you can rent space to operate as an individual along with the advantage of many products being available to you.

Sales Rep

This offers an opportunity to travel and meet other therapists and increase your knowledge of different professional ranges available.

Health Farms

Although this is an untapped market in New Zealand, overseas it is in great demand. New Zealand therapists are in high demand overseas.

Cruise Liners

This could be for you if you looking for an exciting opportunity to see the world. Contact usually has to be via Europe but positions arise on a regular basis. New Zealand therapists are in high demand as Kiwis are known to be hard workers.


Despite its long and exciting history, spa in its present form is a relatively new business. Spa therapy presents another employment opportunity for
the trained therapist.

Leisure Centres

These are Centres equipped for a gym workout, with personal trainers. There is usually a swim area and also a spa attached with maybe a sauna, steam room or whirlpool.