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Careers in the
Beauty Industry

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About Careers in the Beauty Industry


Some of the many career opportunities for you in the beauty industry

You can enjoy many careers as a fully-qualified beauty therapist, spa therapist or nail technician, and this page deals only with a fraction of the many options available to any qualified therapist or technician.

We at the National School of Aesthetics have the experience, the recognised international qualifications, and the right courses for you to be considered for employment by some of the best clinics and spas not only in New Zealand but also internationally. (You, of course, need to work hard and get the best results you can, too!)

As always, please check with the company you are being interviewed with exactly what qualifications you need in order to gain the job. Some jobs listed here are for fully-qualified beauty therapists or fully-qualified spa therapists only.

Clinic beauty therapist

Definition

A beauty therapist working in a clinic

Qualification(s) required

Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Clinic nail technician

Definition

A nail technician working in a clinic

Qualification(s) required

Certificate in Nail Technology

Spa therapist

Definition

A spa therapist working in a clinic, day spa, spa or aboard a cruise ship

Qualification(s) required

Appearance medicine beauty therapist

Definition

A beauty therapist working in an appearance medicine clinic or for a cosmetic surgeon for pre- and post-operative treatments

Qualification(s) required

Clinic manager

Definition

A beauty therapist, nail technician and/or spa therapist managing others in a clinic

Qualification(s) required

Clinic owner

Definition

A beauty therapist, nail technician and/or spa therapist owning and operating a clinic

Qualification(s) required

Product representative

Definition

A person selling professional products to clinics, day spas and spas

Qualification(s) required

Product distributor

Definition

A person importing and distributing professional products to clinics, day spas, spas, and providers

Qualification(s) required

Tutor

Definition

Beauty therapist, nail technician or spa therapist teaching students at a tertiary provider

Qualification(s) required

International examiner

Definition

Beauty therapist, nail technician or spa therapist assessing students against set international standards at tertiary providers world-wide

Qualification(s) required

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