Applications to the Diploma of Cosmetic Medicine for 2021 are now being accepted
We are accepting applications from NZ registered medical doctors for 2021 enrollment. Applications close 8th November 2020
The New Zealand Society of Cosmetic Medicine Training Programme is the pathway to Advanced Competency in Cosmetic Medicine. NZSCM welcomes those holding Vocational Registration to apply to join the Training Programme.
Cosmetic Medicine is defined as the branch of medicine concerned with improving the appearance and therefore the quality of life of patients. The New Zealand Medical Council defines cosmetic procedures as either Category 1 (surgical) or Category 2 (nonsurgical).
Category 1 (surgical) procedures are restricted to those vocationally registered in surgery, dermatology and ophthalmology (oculoplastics).
Category 2 (nonsurgical) procedures are restricted to:
Members of the Society of Cosmetic Medicine.
Any Registered Medical Practitioner practising under oversight.
The pathway to Membership of NZSCM is through the Training Programme. The aims of the NZSCM Training Programme are to:
Provide a training pathway for Vocationally Registered Medical Practitioners in Cosmetic Medicine.
Ensure that Training Programme graduates have the technical skills, clinical skills and ethics for Vocational Registration in Cosmetic Medicine.
Satisfy the legal requirements of the New Zealand Medical Council that patient safety is assured while trainees are in the Training Programme and after graduation.
Assist the trainee in gaining the knowledge, procedural skill and consultation skills in order to build a Cosmetic medical practice.
For course information and application from please contact
Jenny Turner- NZSCM Administration Officer:
09 436 5829/0210361793