Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Makeup Artistry
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 120 - 135
Subject Area
  • Food, Hospitality and Personal Services » Personal Services » Beauty Therapy
Strategic Purpose Statement
The qualification is designed to provide the beauty sector with makeup artists who have the skills and knowledge to design and apply makeup.

The beauty sector will benefit by having makeup artists with the skills and knowledge to competently provide performance makeup and complementary services.

This qualification is intended for learners who have little or no prior learning or experience in makeup or complementary services such as hair styling.

Graduates will be capable of working under broad guidance with a degree of self-management in a makeup artistry context.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
- Implement professional standards and expectations relating to a makeup artistry workplace including all relevant health, safety and hygiene obligations.
- Consult with clients and perform an in depth analysis for makeup artistry and product needs to create a makeup plan.
- Apply knowledge of a broad range of makeup artistry applications, and related skills, to meet client's needs in accordance with industry standards.
- Apply knowledge of a broad range of complementary services, and related skills, for achieving a total look to meet client's needs in accordance with industry standards.
- Apply knowledge of human anatomy and physiology relevant to makeup services to ensure client comfort and safety is maintained.
- Research a brief, produce relevant reference material and complete the brief within the designated timeframe.
- Implement a broad range of communication and networking skills to work effectively within a makeup workplace.
- Apply knowledge of skin and skin-related disease and disorders to identify symptoms and advise clients of possible implications in terms of proposed makeup services.
- Apply knowledge of small business practice relevant to makeup artistry within the beauty sector.

Graduates with the optional strand in Face Casting will also be able to:
- Create, apply, and remove full face casts, and ear casts as a makeup artist.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Level 3) [Ref: 3442].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification may be employed or contracted as a makeup artist in the following contexts:
-Film
-TV
-Modelling agency
-Hair salon
-Beauty salon
-Photographic work
-Product representative.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
National Certificate of Educational Achievement (Level 1) [Ref: 0928] or equivalent.
Education Organisation 8 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By NZ Hair and Beauty Industry Training Organisation Inc
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3456
Status Current
Created November 2016
Next Review December 2021
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