Certificate III
in Make-Up


Adelaide Campus, Brisbane Campus, Gold Coast Campus

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SHB30221 Certificate III In Make-up Course

Does A Love Of Makeup Run Deep In Your Veins?

Do you dream of creating a life where you make others feel beautiful? Do you dream of a creative career that fills your days with art and magic? If your answer is yes, you’ve found your place with us.

Our SHB30221 Certificate III in Make-up Course referred to in industry as Certificate III in Make-up (SHB30221) is a nationally recognised qualification, introducing you to the creative world of makeup artistry. This course is your passport to make your dream job in freelance makeup, bridal, runway or editorial beauty work a reality.

Have questions?
We’re here to help. Get personalised advice from our friendly Student Advisors via phone, Live Chat or email.

Start Your Freelance Makeup Career

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Professional Student Kits

Included in the course cost, we will provide you with the tools and equipment you need to complete our SHB30221 Certificate III in Make-Up course and ensure you are set up and ready to begin your career as a successful freelance makeup artist! You will receive 2 professional student kits filled with the latest and leading products. Your makeup kit will include makeup products and tools, including an airbrush makeup kit. 

World Leading Campuses

Our students have access to nothing but the best, including salon-inspired facilities, leading makeup products and brands (like MAC Cosmetics and Morphe), and the industry’s newest technologies.

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Producing Beauty & Makeup Entrepreneurs For Over 30 Years

We are Australia’s most experienced education provider and continue to be at the forefront of developing new training curricula for the industry. A French qualification is the industry’s most prestigious stamp of approval.

Our Industry Connections

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What You Will Learn

  • Airbrush makeup, highlighting, contouring & blush application
  • Makeup for bridal & marketing your freelance business
  • Highlighting & contouring
  • Colour Theory
    Makeup for black & white photography
  • Makeup for fashion, editorial and runway
  • Makeup through the ages – period & character makeup looks from 1920’s, 1960’s, 1970’s
  • Avant-Garde – high fashion to the extreme
  • Advanced eye & lip techniques including smokey eyes, cut-crease & ombre lips
  • Makeup diversity techniques
  • Advanced product knowledge
  • Responding to & developing creative briefs
  • Backstage & on set etiquette
  • Spray Tanning application & technique
  • Basic hairstyling techniques including Sectioning, Blow Drying, Teasing, Straightening, Curling and Braiding
  • Creating & marketing your personal brand
  • Portfolio development with a number of professional photoshoots

Career Outcomes

  • Freelance Makeup Artist
  • Bridal Makeup Artist
  • Retail counter work with leading beauty brands
  • Makeup product trainer
  • Fashion, Editorial and
  • Runway work
  • Film and Television work
  • Spray Tanning Business
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Your Student Kit


You will receive 4 professional student kits filled with the latest and leading products. Your kits include a makeup kit, eyelash extensions kit, hair styling kit, spray tanning kit and airbrush makeup kit;

  • Lipstick pallet
  • Blush pallet
  • Eyeshadow pallet
  • Professional Spray
  • Airbrush makeup compressor and products
  • Brush kit
  • Hair Clip
  • Strip lashes
  • Tweezers
  • Lash glue
  • Hand Towel
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Scissors
  • Hair Dryer
  • Tail & Teasing combs
  • Teasing & Barrel Brushes
  • Sectioning Clips
  • Bobby Pins
  • GHD Straightener

You will also receive two sessions with a professional photographer, who will photograph your work for your portfolio.

Study Mode And Delivery

On Campus

  • Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast
  • 30 Weeks
  • Face-To-Face Classes
  • 1 Evening Per Week
  • 5pm-9pm
  • Work-Integrated-Learning

Ways To Study

On Campus

  • Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast
  • 30 Weeks
  • Face-To-Face Classes
  • 1 Evening Per Week
  • 5pm-9pm
  • Work-Integrated-Learning
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Whether you’re almost ready to apply or simply have a question about our courses, tuition fees, or anything else, fill out your details in the form below and one of our friendly Student Advisors will be in touch.

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Course Fees & Overview

Your Investment In Your Future Starts Here

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If you are not eligible for government funding, The French offer an interest free payment plan via PaySmart. Students who privately pay for their Certificate course must pay a deposit to secure their placement. Contact us to learn more about our other private payment options.

Admissions Criteria

The French Beauty Academy is committed to providing and promoting non-discriminatory and inclusive enrolment practices. All students enrolling in to the Certificate III – regardless of funding or payment option – are required to:

  • Provide a Driver’s License or other form of government issued identification; and
  • Pay a deposit to secure a place in the course;

If the applicant is under the age of 18 they must complete the Parental Terms and Conditions Agreement here

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