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88 TAFE NSW -- Western Sydney Institute -- Course and Career Guide 2011 Hair and Beauty The hair and beauty industry is concerned with making people look good and feel good and can help both men and women achieve the 'right' look while keeping a healthy, balanced lifestyle. It is an industry constantly evolving through changes in fashion trends and the development of new products, innovative techniques and highly sophisticated technology. Millions of dollars are spent each year on scientific research into anti-ageing and rejuvenating skincare. The beauty industry has also begun to work closely with other health and medical practitioners in the care of skin and the development of total health care concepts such as nutrition and lifestyle. Certificate IV in (NRT) Aromatherapy Course No: 18274 National Code: HLT42707 Duration: Up to 2 part-time Location: Blue Mountains Description: This qualification provides you with the skills to become an Aromatherapist. It provides basic skills in aromatherapy assessment and treatment and may be used by people working in private practice, aged care facilities or spa facilities giving aromatherapy treatments, manufacturing aromatherapy products or retail of aromatherapy products. The course is taught within the philosophies and principles of complementary therapies and enables you to work safely and ethically with your clients taught within the philosophies and principles of complementary therapies and enables you to work safely and ethically with your clients. Entry Requirements: NSW School Certificate or equivalent. Career Opportunities: Aromatherapist. International students CRICOS Code 062171A. Certificate III in (NRT) Beauty Services Application Required -- see page 6 Course No: 17354 National Code: WRB30104 Duration: 18 weeks full-time Location: Blue Mountains, Mount Druitt Description: The Certificate III in Beauty Services is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of those employees who wish to be employed as a beauty practitioner in a salon with limited supervision, ensuring a safe working environment, providing treatments, including lash and brow treatment and temporary epilation. Entry Requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. The small business units have been contextualised for the hairdressing/ beauty industries and are designed for mature industry personnel. Work in or experience with salon management practices is assumed. Career Opportunities: Beautician, Nail Technician, Salon Manager. International students CRICOS Code 053698M. Statement of Attainment in (NRT) Beauty Skills Course No: 17369 Duration: 18 weeks part-time Location: Blue Mountains Description: For people wanting to enter the beauty industry, or upgrade their skills relating to fundamental beauty services for operating in the commercial environment. Entry Requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. The small business units have been contextualised for the hairdressing/ beauty industries and are designed for mature industry personnel. Work in or experience with salon management practices is assumed. Career Opportunities: Beauty Salon Operator. Certificate IV (NRT) Beauty Therapy - Upgrade Course No: 17403 National Code: WRB40105 Duration: 1 year part-time Location: Blue Mountains (Katoomba), Mount Druitt Description: This course is designed for students who currently hold a Certificate III in Beauty Services and wish to upgrade their qualification to a Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy. Entry Requirements: Participants must have completed Certificate III in Beauty Services Career Opportunities: Beauty Therapist. International students CRICOS Code 056479J WSI PLUS fees apply Diploma of (NRT) Beauty Therapy - Upgrade Course No: 17404 National Code: WRB50105 Duration: 1 year part-time Location: Blue Mountains (Katoomba) Kyandra Pizzuto Certificate III in Beauty Services Kyandra's excellent results, active class participation and high level of technical skills were instrumental in earning her this award. An ever- positive addition to her classes, Kyandra's goal-setting skills were clearly displayed in her assessments. "I really enjoy knowing that I am making somebody else happy, boosting their confidence in some way, whether it is by giving them a facial or a massage or helping them to relax. I really feel honoured to be able to do that." Kyandra was presented with the Hairdressing and Beauty Student of the Year at the 2010 TAFE NSW --Western Sydney Institute Student Excellence Awards 60 SECONDS WITH...