SHBBMUP009 Design & Apply Make-up

Are you dreaming of a career in Makeup?

Whether you wish to start your own makeup business perhaps specialising in bridal makeup or work in the exciting world of media and fashion our SHBBMUP009 Design & Apply Makeup Course is the first step to becoming a successful makeup artist.

You will have the opportunity of learning from some of Sydney’s top makeup artists who share their experiences knowledge and skills with you.

Many of our students go on to work in fashion, movie sets and major makeup brands. One of our past students was sent to Paris to train and became the face of Sephora as one of their leading makeup artists


  • Freelance makeup artist
  • Makeup Retail shop
  • Film


  • Contraindications and their relationship to make-up services:
  • Make-up principles
  • Colour design
  • Colour wheel
  • Colour analysis
  • Primary, secondary, complementary colours and greyscale
  • Make up for various facial shapes
  • The appearance of common skin types and conditions and their relationship to make-up services
  • Selection, care and infection control for make-up equipment, products and tools
  • Specific make-up products and colour application techniques


  • Step by step makeup application
  • Facial shapes
  • Skin types and conditions
  • Products and application techniques
  • Highlighting, contouring & blush application
  • Areas requiring corrective make-up
  • Client image and occasion
  • Fashion makeup
  • Application of false lashes
  • Colour theory analysis and design
  • The latest eye & lip techniques including smokey eyes and cut-crease etc
  • Contraindications to make-up services


Combination of face to face and self-paced learning. Face to face learning will normally be 6 full days or 12 evenings for practical tuition and 20 hours practising on paying clients. Time is to be allowed to complete the underpinning knowledge assessment at home and return to the Academy for 4 different practical assessments.


Beginners or those with beauty experience

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Course Code

This course is expected to be completed in 6 weeks but this can be adjusted according to individual student needs.
It includes:
4 days face to face tuition or 8 evenings face to face tuition
Practicing on friends and family ( approx 20hours)
Home research and study
Underpinning knowledge theory and practical observation assessments (required to be completed face to face at the Academy for an additional 4 half days)
Whilst the majority of students are confident at the end of the period you are welcome to attend as many workshops as you need at no extra cost if you need additional help
All assessments must be completed within 3 months or additional charges apply

Please note courses are non-refundable after course commencement however we are happy to move you to another course date if you are unable to attend due to sickness or circumstances

Attendance Choices
4 days 9am-5pm or 8 evenings 6pm-9pm

Bella Vista
North Strathfield

Starting Dates

2024 Dates

Bella Vista

January 31st, 5th February,7th February, 12th February
April 17th, 22nd, 24th 29th
July 10th,15th,17th, 22nd
September 25th, 30th, October 2nd, 7th


At the end of this course you will be awarded a Government accredited statement of attainment:
SHBBMUP009 Design and Apply Make-up

Program Fees

Total $1500 payment upfront