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Choose Us

Dedicated to training the best!

Choose a career you will love for life with the training provider that’s a step ahead

At Face & Beauty Academy we believe in creating a family environment where learning, support and empowerment are part of our culture. We are a renowned training place of excellence where we continually celebrate innovation, creativity, diversity, education and success!

You're in the right place!

If you enjoy making people feel good about themselves, you’re in the right place. A career in beauty and hairdressing is highly rewarding and the industry is constantly evolving and growing so you will continue to be challenged throughout your career.

Why study with Face & Beauty?

When you study with us, you’ll gain a top quality qualification. We’ll prepare you for the real world with:

  • Exciting and engaging programmes

  • Great class sizes

  • Hands-on training in our on-site training spas and salons

  • Paid internships and meet and greets with top industry partners in our diploma programme

  • Assistance with CV preparation and interviewing skills during each course

  • You’ll also learn with the best quality products in first class training facilities. 

We are government funded which means we can offer some fee free courses, NZQA registered, and a Category One Provider which is the highest ranking the Government can give to a School. We offer qualifications over Levels 3, 4 and 5 on the NZQA Framework. 

We can help you get a great job

We have many years' experience so you can be confident in the quality of your education. It also means we have amazing industry connections with employers and the industry including:











The academy’s position as one of NZ’s top training providers, along with its commitment to giving students the skills for success, makes it the ideal first step along a career path in the exciting hairdressing and creative makeup and beauty industries.

Face & Beauty Academy is here to make graduates industry-ready so they can step up and perform at the top of their game.  As a student with us, you’ll get access to part time roles while you study, internship opportunities and exclusive graduate offers. This could be working in the onboard spa on a cruise ship with Steiner, going to Ragdale Hall in the UK (a leading health spa) for an internship, or even working behind the scenes at industry events.

Face & Beauty 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, which is a Category 1 provider, the highest rating a School can be awarded by the Government. 

At Face & Beauty Academy we will do everything we can to ensure your satisfaction. If, in the rare occasion we can't, you can view our complaints process here.


Amazing tutors, continuous support & excitement throughout the whole year.  I'll be back to study next year! Thank you F&B.

Sammy Ridley, Makeup Artistry, 2018

The absolute best I don't want to leave most supportive caring people ever..

Morgan Ann Molloy, Makeup Artistry, 2018

My year has been amazing at F&B everyone is so kind and the workload in my opinion has been the perfect amount.  Ruby is an outstanding tutor.

Martha Williams, Makeup Artistry, 2018

I cannot explain how incredible it has been, I am going ot be so sad to leave.  Thank you Ruby and F&B for being the best.

Eden Osterman, Makeup Artistry, 2018

Learn with us

We personalise our teaching to suit the individual needs to each student and we have an amazing team that goes beyond the call of duty in the provision of that service.  When we reflect upon the journey of a graduate at course completion 'wow' is the most befitting word to summerise their growth and transformation. 

"We are proud to deliver on a dream that exceeds the expectations of the person who dared think it possible."

Student Handbook

Download our 2021 Student Handbook below.

1st Floor, 109 Devonport Road

Cnr Devonport Road & Elizabeth Street
Tauranga Central, 3110


Phone: 07 579 5220

0800 faceandbeauty (0800 322 326)


Weekdays 8.30am - 4.00pm

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© 2020 Face & Beauty 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.