The Essentials Collection

Level 3 & 4

This is the perfect option if you want become both a makeup artist and a beauty therapist. In just one year you’ll get all the essentials skills you need in makeup, skincare and beauty therapy.

Make up Artistry & Skincare Level 3*

Study the basics of makeup artistry, perfecting the essentials 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. Learn More

Beauty & Body Essentials Level 4

You’ll then progress on to the fascinating world of beauty therapy. The course will prepare you for entry level jobs in the beauty industry by teaching a wide range of beauty services. From manicures and pedicures, to waxing, facials and massage, as well as beauty related sciences, you’ll be well prepared for the industry. Learn More

In addition to this programme you can choose to complete CIBTAC international certifications.

Qualifications gained

New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skincare Level 3

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy Level 4

2018 Intake Dates

2 April 2018

11 June 2018 

More dates in 2018 coming soon 

Entry Requirements

NCEA Level 1 or equivalent 


38 weeks

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Course costs*

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 to check and see if you are eligible.

Tuition Fee: $11,089

Compulsory Course Costs: $1,800 

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 2018 course fees paid up to a maximum of $12,000 by the government.

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