Is there any pre-requisities to undergo training?
Yes, our students must be beautician or beauty therapist trained, this is highly beneficial in terms of knowledge and having an existing client base.
How should I register?
After reading through our training brochure, lesson plan and training curriculum (please request through email) 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 either have a phone call discussion with you or organise an in clinic visit. We will in return send you some additional information and an application for you to fill in, as well as send invoice quotes.
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 (ongoing product does not incur a credit card fee). We also accept Q card or Farmers finance card for the product portion of training only (approx 40% of the invoice), 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 (50% of the total amount) to be made as soon as possible 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 a minimum of 4 weeks notice to sort out models before training commences.
Where is the training based?
Fundamental training is held in our head office is in Auckland, it is set up for training and is easier to source models with the vast population. If advanced or refresher training is requested for other locations, the student must provide a clinic at no cost and pay for transport and accomodation on top of the training invoice.
Will I be able to start my work on clients after I finish this course?
Yes, upon completion of all the modules, after you receive your certification you can start on models immediately.
Will I receive a certificate after training?
Yes, upon completion of the training to a satisfactory level determined by Wake Up With Make Up
Will my training be recognized internationally?
Our association with the SPCP means we train to international standards. For more information please visit http://www.spcp.org
What support do I get after training?
We offer unlimited support (phone/email) 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 continue to invest in training ourselves every year. 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 conferences attended.