About the course
The National Certificate in Beauty Services (Electrology) (Level 5) is awarded to people who have demonstrated the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of beauty services at a professional level within the commercial environment. Holders of this qualification are able to consult with a client, establish the needs of the client on the basis of consultation, sell beauty goods and services to meet client needs, conduct the prescribed service in a professional manner, and maintain communication with the client. In particular, holders of this qualification are able to perform electrical epilations as an independent beauty services operator.<br /><br />This qualification and National Certificate in Beauty Services (Body Therapy) (Level 5) [Ref: 1049] include 40 credits in common. This duplication will be resolved by the review of this qualification in 2010.<br /><br />This qualification is a progression from the National Certificate in Beauty Services (Cosmetology) (Level 3) [Ref: 0631], some of whose credits can be used for this qualification. This qualification in turn could lead to other qualifications in Beauty Services such as the National Certificate in Beauty Services (Nail Technology) (Level 4) [Ref: 1047]; the National Certificate in Beauty Services (Beautician) (Level 4) [Ref: 1046]; and the National Certificate in Beauty Services (Body Therapy) (Level 5) [Ref: 1049]. Some credits achieved for this qualification can also be used for these other Beauty Services qualifications.
About the provider
Established in 1902, UCOL is a high-performing New Zealand government funded Institute of Technology and Polytechnic that offers a wide range of rewarding study options. With over 100 foundation courses, diplomas, degrees, and postgraduate qualifications available, our programmes are designed to fit into your lifestyle. With campuses in Palmerston North, Whanganui, Wairarapa and Auckland, as well as delivery locations in Horowhenua and Taumarunui, UCOL is well known in its local communities and also draws students from far and wide due to its positive reputation. UCOL boasts campuses in city centres and beautiful landscape environments. UCOL exists to inspire students, businesses and communities to succeed. Our lecturers take a relationships-based approach to teaching, and we have small student-teacher ratios and class sizes. We also have dedicated student support staff available to help you thrive and grow with every step of your UCOL journey. You will be immersed in a practical learning environment, with innovative technology and a range of specialised equipment that surpass industry standards.