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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.

See Our Graduation 2014 Graduates

The February 2014 intakes for the Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Applied Aesthetics, Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Applied Aesthetics with Certificate in Nail Technology and Diploma in Spa Therapies graduated on 18 and 19 December 2014. Congrats, ladies!

See the Graduation 2014 graduate photos.

Excellent ITEC Results

Congratulations to our December 2014 ITEC students for achieving a 98.6% unit pass and 68% gaining Merit grade or higher.

For further information on results, see the Congratulations to ITEC Students for a Successful Results in December 2014! article.

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