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New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introductory) (Level 3)

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16 weeks

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A qualification in makeup design is the first step to making your dreams come true. The industry is highly creative and technical, with a wide range of career opportunities available worldwide to qualified makeup artists.

This 16 Week course will provide you with all the skills and technical know-how to assess a client’s skin and apply a range of makeup looks. You’ll graduate prepared for a job with a top cosmetic house or to work as an entry level makeup artist.

If you’re looking for an all-encompassing makeup programme, this is it. On graduating, you'll receive the New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introductory) (Level 3).

Career Opportunities

You will have the skills to prepare skin for makeup application, create a range of makeup services, and create total looks for different medias including fashion photographic and fashion catwalk work.

Once you have graduated you can seek employment as a makeup artist in the following industries:

Counter cosmetics

Bridal and special occasion makeup


Cosmetic consultancy

Entry criteria

Entry is open to beginners and all applicants are considered however you must:

Demonstrate proficient use and understanding of spoken and written English.

Have NCEA Level 1 (Year 11).

International applicants must be at least 18 years old. International applicants must also have an IELTs General or Academic score of 5, with no band score lower than 5.

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