Monthly Archives: May 2010

Picking The Right Course

Following on from my last blog on getting results for taxpayers’ dollars invested, I’d like to discuss picking the right course in the beauty therapy industry.  This is a big sticking point, because the current government wants to reduce the proliferation of courses out there to help improve consistency and streamline choices for students to allow them to get the right qualifications for jobs in our and many other industries.

In the South Island, there are now several qualifications in beauty therapy, up from only a handful from a few years ago.  So which do you choose?  And why?

The National School of Aesthetics prides itself on being aligned to not 1 or 2 but 3 international governing bodies: ITEC, CIBTAC and CIDESCO.  Each of these international examination systems are known worldwide and offer comprehensive, well-recognised syllabuses in beauty therapy, nail technology and spa therapies.  We have been aligned with ITEC since our inception in 1985, with CIBTAC since the early 1990s, and with CIDESCO since the early 2000s, when the owners decided to add that system to the school.
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