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.
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.
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.
- 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 Auckland South Campuses.
2019 Intake Dates
Auckland City Campus
- 1 April
- 22 July
Auckland South Campus
- 1 April 2019
- 29 July 2019
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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).
You may be eligible for fees free study as part of the changes made by the Government! If so, the below fees and costs will not apply to you. Refer to the website www.feesfree.govt.nz to check and see if you are eligible.
Tuition Fee: $13,243.00 (Includes compulsary course costs $542.00)
Course Related Costs: $1,000.00
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 qualify to have your 2018 course fees paid up to a maximum of $12,000 by the government.
If you are aged between 16 and 19 years, you may qualify for one of our Youth Guarantee fee-free spots.
Cut Above Academy is one of the trading names for the registered PTE New Zealand School of Tourism. Your enrolment is with New Zealand School of Tourism Ltd and your qualification is issued by the New Zealand School of Tourism