Full Time Course / Professional Makeup Course

  • Course Fee Cost  |  $4,725.00
  • Kit Cost  |  $950.00
  • Type  |  Full Time Course
  • Time  |  7 weeks
  • * payment plan available
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Course Overview

If you are interested in Professional Makeup this course will provide you with an understanding and the skill base required to work in retail, cosmetic, photographic and special occasion makeup. Classes are structured with theory discussions, power point imagery, observation of demonstrations followed by application of techniques in a daily practical working session.

We would recommend combining this Certificate with our Hairstyling and Wig Application Block training full time course. These courses combined will provide you with a solid all round makeup and hair styling skill base required in the industry.

The advantages of studying this course:

  • It only takes 7 weeks to complete
  • You can combine working in retail with other special occasion freelance work

Additional Information

The kit fee includes your starter kit (including M.A.C Cosmetics) and a 12 pc MYKITCO professional brush set. The school will provide industry standard makeup products including all M.A.C Cosmetics for beauty and fashion work. Any guest speakers/demonstrator/field trip costs are included in your course fees.

**One day of practical exams will be arranged after your course is completed Date TBC**

Course Dates and Timetable

Month Days Times Commence Finish Course Code
February 2021 Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.00pm 4 Feb 2021 25 Mar 2021 PM27
July 2021 Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.00pm 26 Jul 2021 10 Sep 2021 PM28

Course Curriculum

  • Skin care
  • Face Shapes
  • Brow shaping
  • Product knowledge
  • Foundations
  • Colour theory and Psychology
  • Concealing
  • Nude makeup
  • Natural day makeup
  • Evening makeup
  • Fashion/Editorial makeup
  • False eyelashes
  • Fantasy makeup
  • Body washing
  • High definition makeup
  • Stills photographic makeup (colour and black & white)
  • Mature makeup
  • Practical Exams
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Course Requirements

To be able to start a course at The Makeup School an acceptable/accomplished level of English is required, both written & verbal.

Once a course is commenced fees must be paid in full according to the payment option chosen.

To start this course you must be 16 years and over. If under 18, this form must be completed by your legal parent or guardian.

Check Availability

Please call The Makeup School on 09 376 6660 to check the availability of spaces before filling out the application
form for this course.    If you are an international student please contact The Makeup School Ltd.

Complete the Application Form

After confirming the availability of spaces on the course please complete the Application Form (which is accessible via the link below) and submit to The Makeup School.

Please note the application must have all questions answered. 

Registration Payment

You will need to pay your registration fee immediately in order to secure your place. An invoice will be emailed to you confirming your enrolment on this course.

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Cost breakdown

Course Fee payment options

For withdrawal between 8 - 30 days prior to commencement of the course, a $400.00 withdrawal fee will be deducted from refund in addition to the non-refundable registration fee.

For withdrawal 7 days or less prior to commencement of the course, a $800.00 short notice withdrawal fee will be deducted from refund in addition to the non-refundable registration fee

Once the course is commenced fees must be paid in full according to the payment option chosen.

The Student Makeup kit (including products), the makeup brush set and any course material remain the property of The Makeup School Ltd, until final payment has been made.

All refunds are made at the complete discretion of The Makeup School Ltd.

All amounts quoted are in New Zealand Dollars.

Course fee: $4,725.00
Kit Cost: $950.00
Less registration fee: $(500.00)
Total remaining to pay: $5,175.00

Course fee: $4,725.00
Kit Cost: $950.00
Less registration fee: $(500.00)
Plus administration fee: $75.00
1st installment: $1,110.00
2nd installment: $1,110.00
3rd installment: $1,110.00
4th installment: $960.00
5th installment: $96.00

All prices are inclusive of 15% GST.
If paying by credit card there is an extra 2.5% charge.

If you are over 18 and someone else is organizing course fee payments on your behalf, please fill out the required fields. Please note this does not remove your legal financial agreement responsibilities.


Student Withdrawal

If a student wishes to withdraw from the course the following applies:

Once the course is commenced, fees must be paid in full according to the payment option chosen.

In the case of any external debt recovery charges, the responsibility of these charges will lie with the student, or where the student is under 18, the responsibility will lie with the legal parent or guardian.

All refunds are made at the complete discretion of The Makeup School Ltd

All amounts quoted are in New Zealand dollars GST inclusive.

Late Payment

Payments must be received by The Makeup School ON OR BEFORE their due date. All Fees not received by the due date are subject to a “ late payment penalty fee”, until payment is received, and student may be turned away from class. We recommend you deposit any funds two days prior to the due date to avoid any penalties. There will be no exceptions to this, so please make note of the due dates for your course payments.

Late payment penalty fee: $20.00 per day


All photos taken of student’s work remain the property of The Makeup School, and may be used for promotional purposes.

I confirm all the information in this application form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I will inform The Makeup School Ltd if there are any changes to the details of this application. I understand that the withholding of relevant information or the giving of false information may result in termination of enrolment.