Makeup Artist

Makeup Artistry & Skincare

Level 3

Your career as a Makeup Artist starts right here.

Learn the basics of prepping skin and applying a range of makeup techniques. From day to night, photographic to corrective, you’ll learn the full range of makeup techniques and you could earn a job with a top cosmetics house, work as a freelance artist or pathway into our Level 4 Beauty Therapy Certificate.

Pro Makeup Kit

Receive your makeup kit packed with professional makeup products, including a set of brushes and all the makeup you’ll need, as well as skincare products by Kalahari.

Build your Look Book

Build your brand as a makeup artist, with hands on training in looks from day to night, photographic to corrective, fashion to special occasion. Adapt and evolve your own signature looks by practicing on yourself, polishing your own look, and on your classmates. You’ll graduate with a portfolio of work to wow prospective clients.

Exclusive industry exposure

Be the envy of your friends with “money can’t buy” exposure to the industry, through exclusive guest speakers.

18 weeks

07 February 2022

25 July 2022


In person

Programme Details 

Course Content

  • Perfect the art of providing a skin consultation, learn how to perform facials, and prescribe a skin care regime from Kalahari.​

  • It’s all about eyes and brows right now. Learn how to make them pop like a pro. Transform a client into a blushing bride, give a client a natural “no makeup” look or transform them with a dramatic night look. Master beauty techniques that keep clients coming back for more; mani, pedi and spray tan.​

  • You are your most important asset. Learn to sell yourself with networking and communication skills, and sales techniques.


  • Fulltime hours

Entry requirements

  • Open entry.

Qualification awarded


  • New Zealand Certificate in Make Up and Skincare (Level 3)




You may qualify to have your course fees paid up to $12,000 for this programme by the government. Refer to the website to check and see if you are 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 to qualify to have your course fees paid up to a maximum of $12,000 by the government.

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