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The National School of Aesthetics

Celebrating 29 Years of Beauty Therapy, Nail Technology and Spa Therapies Training

Beauty therapy courses, nail technology courses and spa therapy courses: train through the National School of Aesthetics, one of New Zealand's leading beauty schools and the South Island's obvious choice, for a career in these exciting industries!

Welcome. Haere mai. Testimonials about us and graduate profiles attest to our strong training. We offer entry-level beauty therapy courses, like beauty therapy, nail technology, facial therapy, body therapy and electrology, and professional development beauty therapy courseslike spa therapies through The National Spa Academy .

In Christchurch since 3 July 1985, we remain the South Island's oldest beauty therapy school, offering beauty therapy courses, nail technology courses and spa therapies courses. Owners Noel Turner and Don Kendall, both internationally-qualified beauty therapists, are actively involved here. Registered with CIDESCO and ITEC, we offer the international qualifications industry expects.

We also are NZQA-Registered and considered a Category 1 Provider, with NZQA "highly confident in [our] educational outcomes" and "highly confident in [our] capability in self-assessment". We are 1 of 3 New Zealand tertiary education organisations teaching beauty therapy, and the only South Island based TEO teaching beauty therapy, rated "highly confident" in both areas by NZQA.

Special Occasion Makeup September 2014

Our junior beauty therapy students let their imaginations run wild as they created some pretty cool makeup designs in ther special occasion makeup classes this September.

See the Special Occasion Makeup September 2014 results for yourself!

Personal Campus Tours Available

We don't usually have open days but we do have personal campus tours available during office hours. You can read more or contact the National School of Aesthetics to arrange an appointment time and day.

The National School of Aesthetics