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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 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.

Happy 29th Birthday, NaSA!

On 3 July 2014, we're celebrating NaSA's 29th birthday. On this day, all those years ago, two young men, Noel Turner and Don Kendall, launched NaSA. Today, they head one of New Zealand's leading beauty therapy education providers. Congrats!

See Our Mid-Year Graduation 2014 Graduates

The July 2013 intake for the Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Applied Aesthetics graduated on 27 June 2014 with a 100% pass rate. Congrats, ladies!

See the Mid-Year Graduation 2014 graduate photos.

Clinic Days and Hours Expand

We're now open Monday, Thursday and Friday mornings, and Thursday afternoons, for certain beauty therapy treatments. Spa treatments are available Friday mornings.

For more information on the treatment times and treatments themselves, see the Absolute Aesthetics: Clinic Days at The National School of Aesthetics page.

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