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Course Duration

3 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College East

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

A professional who brings confidence and wellness to others.

In this course, students will get an opportunity to learn the secrets of looking radiant and achieving wellness beyond aesthetic appearance. You will be equipped with skills and knowledge that will enable you to be a confident professional in the beauty and wellness industry.

Students will be trained in performing a full range of beauty services, including make-up, aesthetic treatments, aromatherapy, and understanding the latest technologies used by industry professionals. Modules such as Nutrition and Lifestyle for Wellness and Introduction to Cosmetic Science will provide you with a deeper understanding and appreciation of personal wellness as well as the ingredients that go into beauty products. You will also be equipped with essential salon management skills and training which will enable you to be digitally-ready for the industry.

What you'll learn

  • Conduct client consultation
  • Provide customer service
  • Provide skincare treatment
  • Provide makeup service
  • Provide nail service
  • Provide spa manicure and pedicure treatment
  • Prepare simple cosmetic products
  • Provide electrotherapy treatment
  • Provide body treatment
  • Blend essential oils
  • Handle daily operation of a beauty/wellness establishment
  • Promote products and services at salon and on social media platforms
  • Provide shampoo & head massage
  • Provide basic haircolouring
  • Provide blow-dry & styling
  • Basic Hairstyling

Entry Requirements

Admission to Year 1 of the 3-year curriculum structure:

Completed GCE 'N' or GCE 'O' Level

Note: Applicants will have to pass a prescribed medical examination.

Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Beauty & Wellness Management graduates may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:

Higher Nitec in Beauty & Wellness Management graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to a Technical Diploma course at ITE. For more details on progression, please click here.

Higher Nitec in Beauty & Wellness Management graduates with a GPA of 2.0 and above may also apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Career Opportunities

The Higher Nitec in Beauty & Wellness Management course is an opportunity for aspiring graduates to embark on a professional career in the beauty and wellness industry. Career opportunities include Beauty Therapist, Spa Therapist, Wellness Consultant, Aesthetic Clinic Assistant, Salon Supervisor, and other Beauty and Wellness related job functions.