Is there any pre-requisities to undergo training?
There are no set pre-requisites, however if you have studied or have experience as a beauty therapist then this is highly beneficial in terms of knowledge and having an existing client base.
How should I register?
After reading through our information and you are still interested in pursuing permanent make up as a career, please contact us to discuss which training program and your preferred dates you would like to train. We will in return send you some additional information and an application for you to fill in, as well as send invoices.
What are the payment options?
Most of our students pay via bank transfer, you are able to pay using a credit card but please be aware that we will add a 2.25% charge on top of the invoice. We also accept Q card or Farmers finance card for the product portion of training only (approximately 40%), there is also an additional 2.25% charge on top of the amount you decide to pay via this method.
Do I qualify for a student loan?
Despite enquiring to NZQA we cannot offer student loans for our courses as it is deemed post graduate education.
What is the payment structure?
We require that the deposit to be made to secure your training dates, then the remaining balance is paid at the latest one month prior to the commencement of classroom training.
Do I need to find my own models for the training?
No, we provide the models, this is part of the reason why we need 6 weeks notice to sort out models.
Where is the training based?
Our head office is in Auckland, it is set up for training and is easier to source models with the vast population.
I am interested in your training program but do not want to travel to Auckland, is there any possibility of training in another location?
Fundamental training must be held in Auckland, however we are open to holding microblading workshops/refresher courses in your home town if you assist in finding us a room to work from and help with finding your own models. Also our travel costs such as flights, accommodation and room rent must be covered by you in addition to
the training cost.
Will I be able to start my work on clients after I finish this course?
Yes, a through explanation is provided in the training program.
Will I receive a certificate after training?
Will my training be recognized internationally?
Yes, our association with the SPCP means we train to international standards. For more information please visit http://www.spcp.org
By training with Wake Up With Make Up you will come out qualified and feeling confident to go forth and make a successful and respected career out of permanent make up like I have.
What support do I get after training?
We offer unlimited support after training is completed. We have a Facebook group that you are added to where all our past students discuss industry issues, post their amazing work and where we as trainers post about new beneficial products.
Why should you choose Wake Up With Make Up Cosmetics Academy as your trainers?
We have helped thousands of clients achieve this and we want to pass our knowledge on to willing, capable students to help them form a career we are so passionate about. We have extensively trained and are current CPCP (USA) members, which we abide to their guidelines for training beginners. We believe one on one training is extremely important so you can have the attention you need during your learning phase. By the end of your fundamental training you will be both confident and competent in carrying out permanent cosmetic procedures.
Who is the head trainer?
Michelle is our lead trainer, She has extensively trained with leading international permanent cosmetic artist and medical tattooist, Val Glover-Hovan from Australia. Liza Sims (Alsaka) and Conne Lord from the USA have also played a major role in shaping Michelle as a permanent make up technician and trainer. As has the various seminars at numerous SPCP conferences and conventions in the USA, the latest conference being in Las Vegas in April. Wake Up With Make Up is offering a limited number of intensive hands one on one training as per SPCP training rules.