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Level 3, 4 & 5

The ultimate in professional makeup artistry training, taking you from complete beginner to a graduate qualified to work in all aspects of the professional makeup artistry industry, including prosthetic and SFX makeup.

Course Content

Makeup Essentials Level 3

Study the basics of makeup artistry, perfecting the essentials of prepping skin and applying a range of makeup techniques.

Professional Makeup Artistry for Fashion, Film and Media Level 4

Continue to develop your MUA skills focusing on a broad base of makeup techniques as well as skills pre-production, production and continuity skills (film, TV, stage and media), workplace skills, and makeup and hair for catwalk and photography. You’ll also gain extra skills in hairstyling, beauty and how to market yourself as a freelancer.

Diploma in Special FX & Prosthetic Makeup Artistry Level 5

Delve into the magic of SFX makeup, becoming a pro at cast-making, prosthetics creation, wardrobe, and props production and get ready to walk into your dream job as a freelance or contracted special effects makeup artist for stage, screen, television, catwalk, editorial, advertising or media production.

Exclusive opportunity!

As part of your Level 4 course you will have the opportunity to work on a film set or stage production as part of the crew! You’ll work with the director/producer and cast as part of behind the scenes makeup crew. It will bring to life everything you’ve learned and add to your portfolio of work.

Qualifications awarded

  • New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skincare Level 3
  • New Zealand Certificate in Makeup Artistry Level 4
  • Diploma in Production Design and Sculpting Level 5


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Level 3 is offered at our Auckland City or Manukau campuses. Level 4 and 5 is offered at our Auckland City campus. 

2018 Intake Dates  

  • 26 February 2018


2 Years

Entry Requirements

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

  • Be 16 years or older
  • Able to demonstrate a basic understanding of spoken and written English

    Details of entry criteria and recognised prior learning are set our in the Guide of Enrolment

Course Costs

You may qualify to have your 2018 course fees paid up to $12,000 for these programmes by the government. Refer to the website to check and see if you are eligible.

Tuition Fee: $19,221

Course Related Costs: $2,

If you're eligible for fees free study, you still need to apply for a Student Loan if you want to borrow course-related costs or living costs. You can apply through Studylink. Find out if you're eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit Studylink