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New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction)

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Certificate

Duration

17 weeks

Next start date

Expected

Summary

Take your passion to the next level and become a part of the growing beauty industry. Learn practical skills from skincare and maintenance through to classic and trending makeup looks. Gain an introduction to basic beauty services, communication, professionalism and sales strategies.

What you will learn

  • Prepare the face for long-lasting makeup application
  • Carry out day, evening and special occasion makeup looks
  • Client consultation, to establish needs and determine makeup or skin care service
  • Identify symptoms of skin conditions to advise clients of future implications and possible treatments
  • Gain product knowledge of cosmetics and skincare
  • Customer service and communication skills
  • Retail and promotion skills for makeup and beauty sales
  • Personal presentation for the beauty industry
  • Industry health, safety and hygiene principles

Career options

  • Beauty consultant
  • Makeup artist
  • Makeup counter salesperson

Course related costs

Equipment/material requirements:

  • WelTec specialist basic makeup and skincare kit (includes basic kit, professional brush set and Te Auaha T-shirt) Approx. NZ $300
  • Stationary equipment
  • Suitable clothing complying with programme dress code (full professional black clothing)
  • Students will have to organise/provide suitable models, as instructed by tutor, for all practical work.
  • Study material/ textbook. Price approx. NZ $60

Related study options

New Zealand Certificate in Makeup Artistry (Level 4)

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4)

Entry criteria

NCEA Level 1 or evidence of equivalent skills and knowledge.

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