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What you can do once you are a Qualified Makeup Artist?

By 11 April 2019May 21st, 2019SRA BLOG
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Studying to be a qualified Makeup Artist at Samala Robinson Academy is the best way to jump-start your career in the beauty industry. The Level 3 Fashion Makeup course is the easiest and fastest way to become a fully qualified makeup artist. 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. The possibilities are endless.

Makeup Career in The Retail Industry

You can start your career in the retail makeup industry and work with international brands in luxury stores all around New Zealand. This gives you the chance to share your knowledge with other beauty lovers and develop your customer service skills. The Level 3 Fashion Makeup curriculum includes basic business principles, customer service and sales techniques.

Makeup Career in The Fashion Industry

As well as working in retail you can also work in the fashion industry. Makeup artists are an integral part of fashion shoots and catwalk shows. SRA has an extensive list of industry contacts such as Red Carpet NZ, New Zealand Fashion Week and the Beauty Book. This means that, as a student at Samala Robinson Academy,  you’ll have a chance to work at these type of events and gain real-world experience

Other Careers in the Makeup Industry

Being a qualified makeup artist also opens up opportunities to work in the entertainment industry. This isn’t limited to just film and television industry, but also theatrical, on-stage performances. This is a chance to work with celebrities, musicians, movie stars and more.


There is also the opportunity to work as a freelance makeup artist. You can choose your own hours and run your own business.  Freelance makeup artists travel the country and work on a variety of projects, from photo shoots to weddings to special events. To be a successful freelancer, you need to build a loyal client base over time and keep that client base engaged and coming back by giving them an incredible service each and every time.


Completing SRA’s Level 3 Fashion Makeup course opens you up to a range of career options in the fashion industry and beyond. This course is intended for anyone (beginners, beauticians, hair stylists etc.) seeking to learn fundamental makeup techniques. Contact us to find out more or apply on our website today. SRA is fully registered with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and this course is approved by NZQA.