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Level 3 & 4

This is the perfect option if want to become a professional Makeup Artist, with supporting skills in hairdressing to make you more valuable in the industry. 

Course Content

Makeup Essential 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.

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


This course is offered at our Auckland City and Manukau campuses. 

2018 Intake Dates  

  • 22 January 2018
  • 14 May 2018
  • 3 September 2018

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1 Year

Entry Requirements

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

  • Be 16 years or older.
  • Demonstrate proficient use and understanding of spoken and written English.
  • Have NCEA Level 1 (Year 11).

Course Costs

Student loans and allowances are available if you meet the criteria. Find out if you're eligible by calling Studylink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00  or visit Studylink

*Includes the entry-level hairdressing kit required for this course.

If you are aged between 16 and 19 years, you may qualify for one of our fee-free spots.

Subject to NZQA approval