Makeup Courses

Why Choose Makeup?

Opportunities for makeup artists get better and better! New Zealand filmmakers and fashion designers excel here and overseas and new TV shows, magazines, and cosmetic brands continue to appear. The demand grows for makeup artists with hair and beauty skills and NZQA qualifications.

Makeup Course Options:

Contact Us

Give us a call on + 64 09 309 0689 to speak to one of our Course Advisors. Alternatively you can send us an email

Why choose Cut Above Academy?

As leaders in creative training we attract inspiring teachers with exceptional credentials. You will learn in superb facilities, and gain experience working on fashion shows and arts productions through our network of industry affiliations. 

Our syllabus offers a wide choice of courses with an extensive variety of makeup skills to prepare you for employment in fashion and cosmetics, stage and screen, and media production. 

Options range from the intensive 12 week fashion course to the full year professional certificate which covers all aspects of makeup artistry.