Facial Skincare Treatments & Head Massage

    Course details

    • Code: BEAU.4005
    • Fee: $716*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Hairdressing
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class43 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)February
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes Certificate in Beautician Services;
Diploma in Beauty Therapy;

Course Aim

Gain knowledge and skills to perform facial skincare treatments and head massage. Develop experience in skin analysis, anatomy and physiology of the head, neck and shoulders, head and facial massage techniques, products, tools and equipment, client consultation and after-care advice.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. describe and explain the body structure, systems, functions, diseases and disorders of the head, neck and shoulders in relation to facial skincare treatments and head massage using writing and verbal skills;
  2. demonstrate knowledge of different head and facial massage techniques using writing and verbal skills;
  3. demonstrate knowledge of products, tools, equipment and safe working practices used for head massage and facial skincare treatments, including reading and interpreting manufacturers’ instructions;
  4. understand and perform detailed skin analysis;
  5. undertake client consultation for head massage and facial skincare treatments and provide clear recommendations to clients;
  6. provide head massage and facial skincare treatments;
  7. provide after-care advice to clients using effective communication skills; and
  8. record and maintain client details for head massage and facial skincare treatments.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

Title Code
Provide facial skincare C&G 3003 204
Head massage C&G 3003 222

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