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Academy 2 Day Makeup and Skincare Programme

Academy 2 Day Makeup and Skincare Programme

Level 3

Discover if a career in beauty is right for you, while still in secondary school with UCOL's Academy 2 Day Makeup and Skincare Programme.

A photograph of a UCOL student performing a beauty treatment on a client at the salon.
Quick info

Level: 3

Locations: UCOL Manawatū in Palmerston North, UCOL Whanganui, UCOL Wairarapa in Masterton

Duration: 2 days per week for 1 year
Thursday and Friday

Dates:
The week starting Monday 10 Feb - The final week of Term 3

Domestic Fees: *
Some fees may apply to complete this qualificationScholarship info

International Fees:*
Not Applicable

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

Are you interested in beauty therapy? UCOL's Acadmy 2 Day Makeup and Skincare Programme introduces you to a salon environment in the beauty service industry. 

This programme is designed to give you core skills and knowledge to provide a range of makeup and skincare services to a professional standard. You'll learn in a salon environment and work towards a nationally recognised qualification.
           
How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's Academy 2 Day Makeup and Skincare Programme, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. Once you've talked to everyone required, you can fill out the online application form as follows
 

 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of UCOL's Academy 2 Day Makeup and Skincare Programme is the first step in a journey. Equipped with new skills and a taste for the industry, you will know what you need to do to pursue a career in beauty. If this is for you, you can undertake further tertiary studies in:

 Course Information

Unit Standard 28843 (2 Credits)
Demonstrate knowledge of personal health and hygiene, and self-styling for working in a salon.

Unit Standard 28946 (4 Credits)
Demonstrate knowledge of tools, equipment and safe operating procedures used in make-up and skin care services.

Unit Standard 27648 (7 Credits)
Demonstrate knowledge of promotional activities within a make-up and skin care workplace.

Unit Standard 27644 (4 Credits)
Demonstrate knowledge of make-up and design theory.

Unit Standard 27647 (10 Credits)
Perform make-up services.

Unit Standard 27646 (10 Credits)
Perform skin care services for the face in preparation for make-up application.

Unit Standard 21938 (3 Credits)
Converse and interact with clients and operators in a salon environment.

Unit Standard 28845 (2 Credits)
Demonstrate safe and professional practice in the salon environment.

 Learning Facilities

Fully equipped hairdressing and beauty salons, classrooms and PC labs.

 Domestic Entry Requirements

For year 12 - 13 secondary school students (NZ Citizens, permanent residents or students with an applicable visa allowing them to be enrolled in a secondary school), aged 16 years or over.

Applications are to be received from participating schools.

 

For more information about NCEA Credits see UCOL's NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Please enquire for details

 Advice & Guidance

UCOL's Academy 2 Day Makeup and Skincare Programme comprises 42 Credits.

This programme is part of a suite of 'Academy 2 Day' programmes offered by UCOL to secondary students seeking to explore their career options while still in school. Gain practical experience and NCEA Credits.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's Academy 2 Day Makeup and Skincare Programme, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. 

Cost
Fees-free when criteria are met. 

Transport
Transport assistance is available if you meet the criteria.

Attendance expectations
Students must maintain appropriate attendance at both secondary school and UCOL to remain enrolled in the programme.

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