Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy and Make-up Artistry
School of Creative Industries
Te Ranga Ahumahi o ngā Hāpori
Gain practical qualifications that are recognised and respected in industry in New Zealand and abroad. With national and international qualifications, you can take your skills to the world – the opportunities are endless, from salons, clinics, film and television to fashion.
Shape your future
Our expert tutors have a wealth of knowledge and experience, both nationally and internationally. They work with industry groups to ensure our programmes are up to date with the latest industry trends and meet the needs of employers.
Gain experience working with customers in our fully equipped hairdressing and beauty therapy clinics. You will also undertake work experience out in industry so you can hit the ground running with work-ready skills.
Take part in competition work
Our students have the opportunity to experience and participate in industry competitions. This exposes you to potential employers and gives you the opportunity to showcase your skills and creativity.
Industry opportunities like no other
At WelTec you’ll have the opportunity to work with industry on some amazing projects. Each year WelTec partners with the World of WearableArt Awards Show, working backstage to provide hair and make-up services during this phenomenal event. Other events may also include: Wellington Fashion Week, musical productions, fashion shows and theatre productions.
Entry level programme in Petone
You can complete our Level 3 Certificate in Hairdressing and Beauty Services in Petone.
Hairdressers work closely with clients in a way that’s all about hands-on style and imagination. WelTec is the preferred provider of hairdressing apprenticeship training in Wellington and has the most Industry Training Organisation (ITO) contracts for the region in hairdressing. Click here for more information.
Beauty therapists work close-up and personal with their clients providing a range of specialised services and techniques.Click here for more information.
The exciting world of fashion make-up artistry and special effects has opened its doors to experienced, qualified make-up artists who are needed to work on short and big budget films, music videos, magazine shoots and more. Click here for more information.
Special Effects and Make-up Artistry Video
Watch WelTec Tutor Dany Pike transform a model into a gargoyle. These are the skills that you will learn on the WelTec SFX course.