Beauty Therapy

Beauty Therapy is offered to Year 12 or 13 students. The course has a mixture of Achievement Standards, Unit Standards and skill based learning.

This course is ideal for students who are contemplating a career in the beauty industry (Beauty Therapist, Hair dresser, Makeup artist) or for those who have a passion for beauty and would like to gain further knowledge and refine their skills.

Learning Outcomes in Beauty Therapy
  • Gain knowledge of industry Health & Safety requirements
  • Personal presentation
  • Provide customer service
  • Attend to customers' inquiries face to face and over the telephone
  • Aromatherapy -  Product research and development
  • Gain knowledge on makeup products
  • Refine makeup application techniques
  • Demonstrate Special Effects makeup techniques
Student opportunities and experiences:

Students are encouraged to extend themselves and develop a broad experience within different areas related to Beauty Therapy through the following opportunities:
  • Work experience through the Gateway programme
  • Workshops at school or local tertiary providers
  • Trips to Beauty schools/Makeup Companies
  • Guest speakers at careers week
  • Skills development during the School Production and Fashion Show

Beauty Therapy pathways:

Beauty Therapist                          Makeup artist                            SFX Makeup artist
Beautician                                    Hair dresser                              Pharmacy assistance
SFX Designer                               Nail Technician                          Retail
                                                   Personal Stylist