The National School of Aesthetics
Celebrating 28 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.
Applications for our mid-year 2014 programmes open 3 March 2014, and demand is already high. Download a course information pack or view our Web site for 2014 study options.
Launch your beauty career with NaSA in 2014!
Congratulations to our December 2013 ITEC students for achieving a 99.6% unit pass and 87.5% gaining Distinction grades or higher.
For further information on results, see the Congratulations to ITEC Students for a Successful Results in 2013! article.
A huge congratulations our February 2013 Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Applied Aesthetics and Diploma in Spa Therapies students who graduated on Friday, 20 December 2013. Huge congrats to Certificate in Merit winners Yurie Matsui, Verity Rice, and Louise Seed, and extra-special congrats to our Student of the Year, Verity Rice!
For graduation photos, see our Graduation 2013 page.