Visions Learning Centre: Salon & Spa

School of Cosmetology

Spa Therapist Advanced Program - Professional Esthetician 

The beauty industry is constantly changing, improving, growing and evolving into something new. That is why so many are drawn to it, because it offers a lifetime of new opportunity.

The skin care industry is thriving and there is a growing demand for well trained and highly skilled estheticians.  The expanding market of beauty salons, exclusive spas and destination resorts offers so many opportunities for estheticians and skin care professionals. You could be one!

Visions Learning Centre: Salon and Spa, is pleased to offer the North Island an extensive 1400 hour Spa Therapist Advanced Program with specialized advanced training to our Spa Therapists to embrace exciting new technologies.

 This is no ordinary Esthetics course. It is a comprehensive advanced program that encompasses the technologies of the future. With leading edge content, not only will students learn the essential elements of skin care, facials, make-up application, nail care, waxing, body wraps, and the holistic side of Spa therapies, but also the clinical approach to working alongside Medi-spas.



History of Esthetics & Spa Therapy                    The Natural Sciences                                 Advanced Skin Care Esthetics                                Facial Therapy

                   Waxing                                          Makeup Artistry                                             Spa Body Treatments                                  Hot Stone Massage

          Water Therapies                               Advanced Clinical Skin Care                           The Science of Nail Technology                The Artistry of Nail Technology

Professional Development                                      Client Care                                            Strategic Spa Management                   Many other Popular Services

The program is focused on personalized attention to bring a new depth of understanding and knowledge of classical professional techniques like European skin care treatments and speed waxing as well as the emergent technologies of cutting edge product ingredients, aromatherapy and total body wellness.

The Para-Medical portion of the program was developed to provide estheticians with the knowledge and skills to perform advanced paramedical therapies. With rapid development of new cosmetic procedures, there has become a need to develop a non-biased training system to qualify professionals specifically for this field. Learn result driven techniques using Microdermabrasion and Cold Laser:  So many new machines are hitting today’s market. Clients are demanding the speed and effectiveness that technology is offering them. Students will  learn the procedures that are quickly improving this Industry, including Microdermabrasion and Cold Laser, together for the ultimate facial

Hot Stones Massage, Spa Wraps, and an understanding of Reflexology and Aromatherapy are a must for today’s Spa Therapist. The soothing heat of Hot Stones helps stress-twisted muscles to unwind. Relaxing and soothing Body Wraps use algae, seaweed, mud or clay to help detox and rid the body of toxins through metabolic stimulation. Body wraps using shea butter and rich lotions are hydrating treatments geared towards softening the skin.
Students learn everything from Consultations to Full Body routines.

A major component of the program is communication skills, preparing graduates to communicate well with clients, co-workers and employers with a high level of professionalism. 

 Included in our program is an extensive business management framework that enlightens the student to potential reception skills, inventory control, sales, employee and employer relationships and so many more commerce skills needed in today’s fast passed, quality oriented business world.

Students will also explore the holistic side of the profession by using age-old secrets to craft natural based products including ear-candling and salt scrubs.  Ear Candling has been practiced around the world for thousands of years, and is an effective way to clean wax and other debris form the ears. Join as we learn the ancient art of hand-crafting them and effectively using them.

We also include an extensive technical Nail Program, including manicure and pedicures. Nail extensions using UV Gels and Acrylic. Nail art and so much more. Using
Ion footbath detoxification, students learn how to offer the most relaxing way to get rid of the toxins present in the body. You just have to sit on the chair, with your feet dipped into water. A flow of warm water will flow under your feet and the positive and negative ions in the water will attach themselves to the toxins present in the body. Toxins that are insoluble will also dissolve in this water.

Our educators are highly skilled, fully-licensed professionals trained in advanced technologies. They provide a positive learning environment to assist students in reaching their maximum potential as estheticians, spa therapists, managers or spa owners.

We look forward to helping you achieve your dreams within this exciting, ever-changing industry. We are excited to have you join us on this journey of beauty. We understand that education is a key to success. Our commitment is to give you an exceptional foundation for your professional career. Get inspired. Be part of it!