FAQ’s

Q: Is the certificate recognised throughout New Zealand or globally?

Master Academy Phi courses and certifications are globally recognised. The Manual Microblading and Machine Shading however supplies you with a globally recognised PhiBrows Certificate and NZQA Micro-credentials, recognised in New Zealand and Australia.

Q: What payment methods do you accept? Is it government funded?

We accept direct bank transfers, VISA, Farmers Finance card and Gem Visa. We can also allow you to pay an instalment agreement however, course costs must be fully paid prior to commencement.  We also accept Q-card whom offers three months interest free. Please note, credit card payments incur a 2.9% surcharge and American Express a 4% surcharge.

Q: Where can I source finance from?

Fees free finance options are now available for students wishing to educate in the NZQA Manual Microblading and Machine Shading Course you can check if you are eligible on feesfree.govt.nz

With regards to the remaining courses, we recommend Harmony and GE Finance.  These courses do not have enough associated/recognised hours attached for a formal government funding/subsidy at this stage.

Q: Do you come and train on site?

Yes we do!  We now offer onsite exclusive group training for groups of 3+ in NZ and 5+ in Australia.  One-on-One training is also available in Whangarei or Auckland at your facility or ours.

Q: When can I start treating clients?

You can start treating clients as soon as you have successfully completed your training on CraftMaster and are certified by your trainer to do so.

Q: Is there any regulations, standards or legislation for Cosmetic Tattooing?

In New Zealand there are local government regulations to uphold and adhere to. It is best for you to contact your local agency in your region for up-to date information.

Q: Who supplies the products?

Master Academy are distributors of Phi products, devices and accessories  in New Zealand and operate an online shop:  www.masteracademy.co.nz/shop