SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-up COURSE

Course Code


Course Name

Certificate III in Make-up


Course is completed within 10 months.

Location & Intakes

Robina campus
February 2020
Tue or Wed nights 5pm – 9pm

Brisbane campus
February 2020

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SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-up COURSE OVERVIEW

Does a love of beauty 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 SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-up Course referred to in industry as Certificate III in Make-up (SHB30215) 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.

SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-up COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Working with leading brands like MAC Cosmetics, you will build upon your foundation skills and develop a portfolio of day, business, evening and bridal looks. You’ll advance your skills into specialist applications such as air-brushing, photographic makeup and cosmetic camouflage.


This course offers a strong fashion focused curriculum, including learning looks for runway, editorial beauty, as well as period and avant-garde couture. Combined with units in business and customer service the Certificate III in Make-up will ensure you gain the necessary skills to establish yourself as a sought-after freelance makeup artist or for an exciting career with major cosmetic houses.
Course Details


  • Airbrush makeup, highlighting, contouring & blush application
  • Eyelash extensions
  • Makeup for bridal & marketing your freelance business
  • Highlighting & contouring
  • Colour Theory
  • Makeup for black & white photography
  • Makeup for fashion, editorial and runway
  • Ethnic makeup application & techniques for a range of Asian and African skin tones
  • 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
  • Advanced product knowledge
  • Responding to & developing creative briefs
  • Backstage & on set etiquette
  • Spray Tanning application & technique
  • Creating & marketing your personal brand
  • Portfolio development with a number of professional photoshoots
  • – Professional Makeup Kit including”
    • makeup bag and brush kit
    • clips
    • primer
    • scissors
    • strip lashes
    • tweezers
    • glue
    • towels
    • lipstick, blush and eyeshadow palettes
  • – Eyelash Extention Kit
  • – Tanning Kit
  • – Makeup Airbrush Kit
Course Outcomes

– Product Knowledge

Through our Advanced Makeup Course & extensive partnerships, you will expand your in-depth product knowledge, working with a wide range of leading brands, including MAC Cosmetics and mineral make-up.

– Practical Experience & Industry Networking

Industry experience is recommended but not a requirement of this course. Students will have the opportunity to meet industry experts like our connections with the New York Film Academy and through invitations to our product knowledge days, guest speaker events and our twice-yearly Education Symposium.

– Certificate III in Make-up Career Outcomes

Some units completed as part of the Certificate II can be credited towards a higher level Certificate or Diploma of Beauty Therapy.

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