Courses by Subject

Beauty Therapy

  • Beauty therapy student applying a face cream
  • Applying make up
  • Applying nailpolish

Gain nationally recognised qualifications in beauty therapy from Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. Our tutors are qualified with national and international certification and experience. As a student on one of these programmes, you'll learn hands on at the Polytechnic's Atrium Beauty Salon, and gain valuable work experience at designated beauty therapy clinics.

Find out more about our Beauty Therapy courses and training:

National Certificate in Beauty Services (Cosmetology) Level 3

You know you like the beauty industry, but perhaps you're unsure which particular career path you should study. This introductory course covers a wide range of beauty services including practical experience which will allow you to identify your strengths and areas of interest. Get all the information about this programme

Certificate in Beautician and Cosmetology Level 4

Become a qualified beautician and cosmetologist with this course, learning from our local and internationally trained tutors and gain real-life beauty therapy experience at our on-site beauty clinic.  Get all the information about this programme

Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Body Therapy & Electrology) Level 5

Career opportunities in the beauty industry are plentiful. Study with us and you'll gain valuable work experience in our fully equipped Atrium Beauty Salon. Get all the information about this programme

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Private Bag 12001, Tauranga 3143
07 571 0190  |  0800 BOP POLY (267 7659)