New Zealand Certificate of Makeup Artistry Level 4

New Zealand Certificate in Makeup
(Level 4)

Get ready to take on the world of hair and beauty with the newly developed NZQA approved New Zealand Certificate in Makeup Artistry Level 4 from Servilles Academy!

This qualification includes practical and theoretical makeup knowledge for a range of clients and environments, such as film and TV, live performance and fashion (photographic and catwalk), as well as complimentary and in-demand services including lashes, brows and tanning. The course also covers the increasingly important business and marketing skills to make it in the freelancing world.

Servilles Academy prides itself on providing high-profile and diverse external opportunities, to give students a taste of work in the real world, essential to a successful career in the industry. Hair and makeup opportunities include; New Zealand Fashion Week, television programmes, live performances, runway shows and music videos for internationally renowned artists.

To ensure our students are equipped and exposed to the latest and best quality products, we work with MAC Cosmetics to provide student kits, seasonal demos and workshops.



  • Beautician services
    Skin, nail and hair care, tanning, lash and brow tinting, lash extensions and brow grooming.
  • Consultancy services 
    (Nail, makeup and hairstyling for a variety of private client occasions)
  • Health and safety procedures.
  • Film, TV, Live Performance and Fashion 
    Makeup and processes involved with Film and Television, Live Performance, Fashion Photographic and Catwalk (consulting, backstage requirements etc.)
  • Business skills 
    Setting up and maintaining a freelancing business (understanding marketing, taxes, invoicing accounts and maintaining professionalism)

Upon completion of this course, students will have knowledge and skills required to take them anywhere – from in-salon work to freelancing, to having the essential marketing skills to enable them to set up their own business. The world is your oyster!



Intake Start Finish
MA2 5th Feb 2019 14th October 2019



This course is 34 weeks. Hours are Tuesday – Friday from 8:45 am – 4:15 pm. Any additional work experience opportunities may be outside of these hours.



Fees $7,500*
(NZQA assessment fees, Registration & hook-ons)
Equipment $ 1,000
Total $8,500 (inc. GST)

*You may be eligible to train for free under the Fees free scheme. Click on the Fees Free tab in the menu bar to find out more.

MAC kit upgrades are available for our students at discounted rates.



Student fees will be held in trust in compliance with Section 236A of the Education Act 1989 as amended by the Education Act (No4) 199



A letter will be sent to the applicant immediately following the interview to notify acceptance. On acceptance you will be required to return a contract to Servilles Academy within 5 working days.



Book an interview with our recruitment team. We encourage parents to accompany the prospective student to the interview as the course is very comprehensive and family support is important.