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 makeup course is the first step in 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



SHBBMUP002 Design and Apply Make-up

SHBBMUP003 Design and Apply Make-up for Photography

SHBBMUP004 Design and Apply Remedial Camouflage Make-up


  • Freelance makeup artist
  • Bridal makeup artist
  • Makeup Retail shop
  • Film


  • Contraindications and their relationship to photographic make-up services:
  • Make-up and photographic make-up principles
  • Effects of natural and artificial lighting on make-up appearance
  • Colour design
  • Colour wheel
  • Colour analysis
  • Primary, secondary, complementary colours and greyscale
  • Tonal value, hue and shade
  • 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
  • Effects of natural and artificial lighting and how make-up colours appear


  • 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
  • Bridal makeup
  • Fashion makeup
  • Application of false lashes
  • Colour theory analysis and design
  • Remedial makeup – covering tattoos birthmarks
  • Makeup for black & white photography
  • The latest eye & lip techniques including smokey eyes, cut-crease & ombre lips
  • Contraindications to make-up services
  • Photographic make-up techniques
  • Camouflage and remedial make-up technique


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 practicing on paying clients. Time is to be allowed to complete 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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This course is expected to be completed in 6 weeks but this can be adjusted according to individual student needs.
It includes:
6 days face to face tuition or 12 evenings face to face tuition
Practicing on friends and family ( approx 20hours)
Home research and study
Underpinning knowledge theory, make-up portfolio assessment task and practical observation assessments
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
6 days 9am-5pm or 12 evenings 6pm-9pm

Bella Vista
North Strathfield

Starting Dates

2022 Day Classes

Bella Vista
February 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th 12th and 17th 2022

April 5th, 6th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 18th 2022

July 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th 2022

September 13th, 14th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 26th 2022

Evening classes
Bella Vista

February 2nd, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd, 28th , 1st March 2022

July 13th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 25th, 26th, 1st Aug, 2nd, Aug, 8th Aug, 9th Aug 2022


At the end of this course you will be awarded 3 Government accredited statement of attainments:
SHBBMUP002 Design and Apply Make-up

SHBBMUP003 Design and Apply Make-up for Photography

SHBBMUP004 Design and Apply Remedial Camouflage Make-up

Program Fees

Total $2250

Payment Plan
$1000 deposit
3 x $417 monthly payments