New Zealand Certificate in Spa Therapy (Level 5)

There’s great growth in spa therapy. Train in hydrotherapy and treatments such as hot stones therapy, reflexology, Indian head massage and lymphatic drainage massage. Put your skills into practice in our salon. Understand client needs, including related areas such as nutrition and exercise.

What you will learn

  • Learn spa therapy techniques
  • Know how to meet client's needs before, during and after treatment
  • Understand relevant aspects of chemistry, physics and biology
  • Be able to support clients with nutrition and exercise advice
  • Know about relevant health and safety and hygiene requirements


Career options

  • Spa therapist
  • Beauty therapist
  • Nail technician


Entry criteria

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4) or equivalent knowledge and experience.

International students

IELTS 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0) or equivalent.