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Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction)

Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction)

Level 3

Gain foundation skills and knowledge so you can provide a range of makeup and skin care services with UCOL's Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction) 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 9 months

Dates:
14 Feb 2022 - 11 Nov 2022

All campuses - Thursdays & Fridays

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.

Get the skills you need to join the professional beauty industry. In this programme you will learn about makeup and skincare services, product consulting, how to understand symptoms of skin conditions, delivering services to industry standards, sales and promotions, professional communications, and health, safety, and hygiene compliance.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for this 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 application form as follows:
 


 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of UCOL's Academy 2 Day New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction) 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

This programme comprises 60 credits.

The courses includes,

Professional Practice (15 Credits): To equip students with the fundamental skills and knowledge required of a makeup and skin care technician.

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe and apply health, safety and hygiene practices and procedures to ensure both personal and professional safety in a salon
  • Describe and demonstrate the use and maintenance of tools and equipment used in makeup and skin care
  • Describe facial features, shapes and underlying skin tones and how this relates to makeup colour and design theory
  • Describe makeup products and different makeup styles
  • Communicate and converse effectively in a salon environment

Skin Care Services (15 Credits): To equip with students with required knowledge of the structure and functions of the face and of facial skin types and conditions; and to enable students to perform skin care services in preparation for makeup application.

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe and explain the structure and functions of the skin on the face, facial skin types and conditions
  • Identify the principle muscles and bones of the face, head, neck and décolleté
  • Conduct a skin consultation to determine skin type and condition
  • Perform a skincare service in preparation for makeup application

Makeup Services (10 Credits): To enable students to perform a range of makeup services.

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Conduct a client consultation to determine makeup selection
  • Perform makeup services

Cosmetic Counter Sales and Services (20 Credits): To enable students to provide advice on the selection and use of cosmetics and toiletries and assist with sales and promotional activities.

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Consult with clients to select and recommend skin care, nail care and makeup products to meet client needs
  • Describe and explain retail hair products, fragrances and men’s and women’s toiletries in terms of meeting customer requirements
  • Describe and explain basic business, financial and sales processes relevant to the beauty service industry
  • Apply sales and customer service techniques and processes in a salon environment
  • Assist with merchandising and makeup and skin care events

 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 New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction) 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 New Zealand Certificate in Makeup and Skin Care (Introduction) 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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