Fashion Makeup

Easiest & fastest way to become a makeup artist

What you'll get

NYX Makeup Kit

When you enrol in this course, you’ll receive a starter NYX makeup kit that you’ll use throughout the course.

Creative Portfolio

We provide very intensive theoretical and practical training including photoshoots to assess your learning. During the course, you’ll be able to start to build your portfolio that you can use to show clients your skills and techniques.

Industry-Expert Tutors

We have strong industry-expert tutors who are current practitioners and are adult training professionals. You are assured of getting the best teaching possible.

Work Experience Opportunities

Due to SRA’s extensive network of industry contacts, during our certificate courses work experience opportunities frequently arise which enable students to work on prestigious pageants, shows, special events, photo shoots, theatrical plays and much more.

Recognized NZQA Certificate

Once you successfully complete the course, you’ll gain the industry-recognised national New Zealand Certificate in Fashion Makeup Level 3. In addition, you will gain 14 unit standards on the National Framework.

  • 17 Weeks (Full Time)
  • 36.5 Weeks (Part Time)
  • $8,048 incl. GST

To jump-start your career in the beauty industry, you need to learn the fundamentals of basic makeup. Begin your journey as a makeup artist with SRA’s Level 3 Fashion Makeup course. In just 17 weeks, you will learn the foundation skills and knowledge to provide a range of fashion makeup services within a variety of workplaces.


This qualification allows you to work on counters and cosmetic houses, an entry-level makeup artist or you can jump with our Level 4 Fashion Makeup artistry to master the craft and gain more skills and experience.


This course is intended for anyone (beginners, beauticians, hair stylists etc.) seeking to learn fundamental makeup techniques.

What you'll learn:

Fashion Natural Makeup | Fashion Elegant | Fashion Sultry | Ball Makeup | Bridal Makeup | Indian/Eastern Bridal | Fashion Elegant | Fashion Sultry | Skin Analysis | Colour Correcting | Corrective makeup | Tools and Equipment | Basic Business Principles | Sales Techniques | Customer Service | Social Media | Basic Hairstyling | Avant-garde Fashion Makeup | Stage makeup | SFX Makeup | Hair styling | Braiding | Manicure

Entry requirements:

Must be 16 years or older.

Demonstrate proficient use and understanding of spoken and written English.


Schedule & Fees

Class Duration Dates Course Cost Course-Related Costs
Full Time
17 weeks
Mon – Fri
9:00am – 1:30pm
08 Apr 19 - 02 Aug 19 $8048 incl. GST $1000 incl. GST
Full Time
17 weeks
Mon – Fri
9:00am – 1:30pm
20 May 19 - 13 Sep 19 $8048 incl. GST $1000 incl. GST
Part Time
36.5 weeks
Mon & Wed
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Every 3rd Sat
9:00am - 4:00pm
29 Apr 19 - 05 Feb 20 $8048 incl. GST $1000 incl. GST

Student Loan

Eligible students wishing to take this course can apply for an interest-free loan from Studylink  for your tuition fee and course-related cost or living costs.

Fees-Free Scheme

SRA is fully registered with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and this course is approved by NZQA and the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), thus you may qualify for government-funded FEES-FREE scheme where your 2018 course fees can be paid up to a maximum of $12,000. Check this link to see if you are eligible for this scheme.