Electrical Epilation & Micro dermabrasion

    Course details

    • Code: BEAU.5005
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Hairdressing
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class51 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)February
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Pre-requisiteCompletion of Year 1 of the Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Certificate in Beautician Services), or equivalent skills and knowledge
Related programmes Diploma in Beauty Therapy;

Course Aim

Gain the skills and knowledge to perform electrical epilation and micro-dermabrasion treatments. Students will gain experience in detailed skin and hair analysis including structure, function, growth and types of skin and hair, the products, tools, equipment and techniques used for electrical epilation and micro-dermabrasion treatments, client consultation and care and after-care advice.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. describe and explain the structure, functions, growth, diseases and disorders of the skin and hair in relation to electrical epilation and micro-dermabrasion treatments;
  2. demonstrate knowledge of electrical epilation and micro-dermabrasion treatments including electrical currents, different techniques used, products, tools, equipment, treatment preparation and safe working practices;
  3. understand and perform detailed skin and hair analysis;
  4. undertake client consultation for electrical epilation and micro-dermabrasion treatments and provide clear recommendations to clients;
  5. select products, tools and equipment to suit client treatment needs, skin types and conditions;
  6. provide electrical epilation and micro-dermabrasion treatments using a range of techniques, tools, equipment and products;
  7. provide after-care advice to clients using effective communication skills;
  8. record and maintain client details for electrical epilation and micro-dermabrasion treatments; and
  9. evaluate the effectiveness of electrical epilation and micro-dermabrasion treatments provided.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

This course includes City & Guilds 3003 308 and 3003 321.

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017