Passionate about beauty services and products? You might just be the right match for a NITEC beauty course. This beauty & wellness course provides students with the skills and knowledge to provide beauty treatments and promote beautifying products to clients.
This all-in-one beautician course will enable you to master the following skills:
- Handle salon operations
- Conduct client consultation
- Sterilise tools and equipment for treatment
- Provide massage treatment for head, neck, shoulder, hand, & foot
- Provide manual and electrical facial treatments
- Shape eyebrows
- Provide waxing for facial and body hair removal
- Provide manicure and pedicure treatment
- Provide make-up services
- Handle spa treatments
ENTRY AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
As a potential beauty school student, you can enrol for our lucrative NITEC beauty course when you have achieved either of the following:
- Completion of GCE “N” Level (Pass in English for GCE “N” Level) or
- Any equivalent qualifications approved by ITE
We treat our students with respect, as we expect them to develop both personally and professionally while pursuing the NITEC in Beauty & Wellness. However, we make age limits for the students who can successfully enrol for the course. Participants must be at least 18 years old.
After completing the NITEC in Beauty & Wellness course successfully, we will be glad to see you graduate. To graduate and obtain relevant certification, you will have to meet the following criteria:
- Complete all 6 modules with at least 75% in attendance (local students)
- Complete all 6 modules with at least 90% in attendance (international students)
- Be able to pass the mock examinations for the 6 modules
- Be able to pass the actual examination for the 6 modules
A successful entry and graduation marks the end of the programme. Upon completion, you will be awarded the NITEC In Services – Beauty & Wellness.
This is your chance to learn something that you are passionate about and come out successful both personally and professionally.
The expected time for the completion of the course is 700 hours. The course supports two modes of study: full time and part time. For the full-time course, each student will need to dedicate 40 hours per week for a duration of 9 months. At the same time, the days of instruction for full-time studies are Mondays to Fridays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
If you wish to study part time, you will need to dedicate 17.5 hours per week for a period of 12 months. In addition, the days of instructions for part-time students are Mondays to Fridays from 7 p.m. to 10.30 p.m.
We also have a precise commencement date, which we expect you to observe if you consider pursuing the NITEC in Beauty & Wellness. The course commences on the first of every month. In case the first of the month is a Saturday, Sunday, or a public holiday, the next working day will be the official start date for the course.
Upon the completion of the cosmetology course and all its requirements, we will be glad to see you take your place in the beauty industry. You can graduate to participate in the work force, depending on the niche in which you have an interest. You will graduate as a full-fledged beauty therapist.
A NITEC Course in Beauty & Wellness comprises 6 modules:
The module involves 40 hours of theory and 80 hours of practical training. Successful completion of this module will equip you with the skills to offer various types of make-up applications, such as cosmetic camouflage make-up and more.
Basic Facial Treatments
This module also requires 40 hours of theory and 80 hours of practical training. With the knowledge from this course, you will be able to provide basic facial treatment and shape eyebrows. In addition, you will be able to perform head, neck, and décolleté and shoulder massage.
Manicure and Pedicure
This module also entails 40 hours of theory and 80 hours of practical training. Successful completion will see you offering manicure and pedicure service, as well as hand and foot massage. In addition, this module will perfect your paraffin hand and foot treatment skills.
The recommended training duration for this module is 40 hours of theory and 80 hours of practical. The first objective is to help you offer advanced facial treatments upon completion. At the same time, the skills learned will allow you to provide high frequency treatment and waxing for facial and body hair removal.
The training duration is 40 hours for theory and 80 hours for practical sessions. A successful completion of the module will enable you to provide seated chair massage, hot stone massage, and Swedish massage.
This module requires only 40 hours of theory and 60 hours of practical training. Upon completion, you will be able to offer body scrub, mask and wrap treatment, as well as thermal and hydrotherapy treatments.
ASSESSMENT & EXAMINATION
This course entails two delivery modes. Students will be taught in the classroom and also undergo practical training. This course involves no industrial attachment.
You will have the chance to register for an ITE examination at the end of the course. An external and internal verifier will be responsible for the assessment of each student. During the verification day, you will be required to perform a final practical test, with a passing mark of 50 points. We also offer 2 mediums for the theory test – English or Chinese – for which you will be required to sit.
To be awarded with a certificate, you need to get at least a pass grade in the final practical and theory tests.
Exam Results’ Release Date
The expected examination release dates are not more than 3 months after the final assessment. We also have an elaborate grading criteria for our NITEC course in beauty and wellness, which is given as follows:
EXAMINATION GRADING CRITERIA
|Modules||Assessment Type||Grading Criteria|
|Make-up Applications||Practical Exam (70%)30 MCQs Theory Exam (30%)||A: Excellent 80% & aboveB: Very Good 70% to 79%C: Good 60% to 69%D: Pass 50% to 59%F: Fail 49% & below|
|Basic Facial Treatments||Practical Exam (60%)40 MCQs Theory Exam (40%)||A: Excellent 80% & aboveB: Very Good 70% to 79%C: Good 60% to 69%D: Pass 50% to 59%F: Fail 49% & below|
|Manicure and Pedicure||Practical Exam (70%)30 MCQs Theory Exam (30%)||A: Excellent 80% & aboveB: Very Good 70% to 79%C: Good 60% to 69%D: Pass 50% to 59%F: Fail 49% & below|
|Aesthetic Therapy||Practical Exam (70%)30 MCQs Theory Exam (30%)|
|Massage Therapy||Practical Exam (70%)30 MCQs Theory Exam (30%)|
|Spa Treatments||Practical Exam (60%)40 MCQs Theory Exam (40%)|
This professional course will enable you to upgrade your technical skills & knowledge. You can also grasp excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond.
Some of the job titles held by NITEC in Beauty and Wellness graduates are:
- Beauty Consultant
- Beauty Therapist
- Make-up Artist
- Spa Therapist
Turn your passion into a career with a NITEC in Beauty and Wellness today! Enquire now to find out if you’re eligible for our beauty program.