Makeup Artistry for Fashion, Film & Media 

Level 4



34 Weeks

Programme details


Fulltime hours

Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm, Fridays 9am to 1pm (half-day self-directed learning on Fridays)

Entry requirements

Open Entry

Qualification awarded

New Zealand Certificate in Makeup Artistry Level 4

Graduates of this programme can also gain an ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council) Diploma in Fashion, Theatre & Media Makeup.


$9,102.00 (student loan available if eligible)

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.

If you’re looking at taking the next step up into the world of makeup artistry, and dream of working in fashion, film and media, then this programme is a must.


In this Level 4 programme gives you the skills to create advanced makeup looks and incredible hairstyles. You will be able to fully explore your creativity, with the chance to create characters and design unique looks for different occasions. Limited only by your imagination, you'll explore how to use prosthetics, create casualty and special effects, invent designs for body art, and explore period and cultural looks.

This full-time course is intensive, rewarding and heaps of fun.


  • Skincare services

  • Cosmetic consultancy

  • Fashion makeup and hairstyling

  • Wig and hairpiece styling

  • Photographic makeup

  • Corrective and glamour makeup

  • Catwalk and promotions makeup

  • Makeup for performing arts

  • Film and television makeup

  • Character and period makeup

  • Introduction to Special Effects (SFX) and Body Art.