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Launch your beauty career with the National School of Aesthetics

Launch Your Beauty Career with NaSA

The National School of Aesthetics is the South Island’s leading beauty therapy education provider.

Welcome to The National School of Aesthetics

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 courses like 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.

In the 2017 Beauty NZ awards, approximately 40% of the winners and 26% of the overall finalists are NaSA graduates. The last two Beauty Therapist of the Year winners also are NaSA graduates. Considering we get around 5% of New Zealand’s beauty education funding, our results are excellent.


Beauty Therapy Course

Learn various beauty treatments in our beauty course. We cover facials, manicures, pedicures, basic make-up, waxing, eye treatments, Swedish massage, electrology, and more. You graduate a fully-qualified beauty therapist.

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Nail Technology Course

Learn various nail technology treatments in our nail technology course. We cover manicures, pedicures, and various nail technology techniques. You graduate a fully-qualified nail technician.

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Spa Therapies Course

Learn various spa therapies treatments in our spa therapies course. We cover hydrotherapy treatments, aromatherapy massage, reflexology, lymphatic drainage massage, spray tanning, and more. You graduate a fully-qualified spa therapist.

Learn more about the Diploma in Spa Therapies

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Blogs and News

  • April School Holidays 2018

    The National School of Aesthetics school and offices are closed from 3 PM on Friday, 13 April 2018 until 8:30 AM on Monday, 30 April 2018. You can still email us or phone us over that time, and we are still accepting applications by post over that period. We'll get back to you when we reopen.Read More »

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