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Makeup & Skincare Level 3

Start your career in beauty here

Learn the basics of skin consultations, preparation, and beauty makeup application. Build your confidence in networking and communication, client skills, and sales techniques.

Exclusive industry exposure

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

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18 Weeks

Qualifications Awarded

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

Course Content

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

You are your most important asset. Learn to sell yourself with networking and communication skills, building client relationships, retail, and sales techniques.

Transform a client with a natural “no makeup” look or glam up for the evening. Learn basic beauty techniques that keep clients coming back for more; with intros to the mani, pedi and spray tan.

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Career Opportunities

This course will prepare you for entry-level roles such as:

  • Beauty Assistant
  • Makeup and Skincare Retail Assistant
  • Counter Cosmetics

Entry Requirements

NCEA Level 1 or equivalent.

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Upcoming Intake Dates

Auckland Campus 
22 July 2024   

Hamilton Campus 
22 July 2024   

Wellington Campus
22 July 2024

Tauranga Campus 
22 July 2024 

Course Costs


You may be eligible for fees free study! If so, the below fees and costs will not apply to you. Refer to the website www.feesfree.govt.nz to check if you are eligible, as course fees are paid up to a maximum of $12,000.

Tuition Fees: $7,846
Student Services Levy: $175.00*
Compulsory Course Cost: $601

 *Also known as the CSSF or Compulsory Student Services fee. This fee covers the learning, employment, wellbeing and counselling support you might need during your time with us. This cost is paid together as part of your course fees. You can find out more information about what this covers here.

If you're eligible for fees free study, you still need to apply for a Student Loan if you want to borrow for course-related costs or living cost. Find out if you're eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit Studylink.


Tuition fees: $13,500.00
Course fee: $1,800.00

Download international fees PDF here.

The New Zealand Government has imposed an international student levy on tuition and course related fees. From 1 January 2019 the levy will be 0.89% of the compulsory tuition fees. 

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Elite School of Beauty & Spa is one of the trading names for the registered PTE Yoobee Colleges. Your enrolment is with Yoobee Colleges Ltd and your qualification is issued by Yoobee Colleges.

Qualifications are issued by Yoobee Colleges Ltd. Yoobee Colleges Ltd is an NZQA Category 1 provider, the highest rating a school can be awarded by the Government.

Term dates are subject to change pending enrolment numbers, availability and unforeseen funding fluctuations. Yoobee Colleges Ltd reserves the right to modify schedules to make sure the College runs well and students are offered the best learning experience.

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