Certificate III In Make-up SHB30215


During the program participants will gain the necessary skills and confidence to work as a Freelance Makeup Artists, providing Makeup, Airbrush Makeup and Hairstyling Services to clients. Job outcomes include working for clients such as Photography Studios, Bridal and Personal Services, Spa and Salons, Fashion Industry including Runways, Photoshoots and events. This course includes a series of Professional Photo Shoot to develop a Professional Portfolio.

Work Placement is provided in the Media Makeup Retail Store and Student Salon located at the Academy as well as in industry. This is compulsory requirement of the qualification and the hours are outside of the contract hours of the course program.

Participants will be required to complete an Industry Practice Log Book which will take approx. 45 hours that maybe outside of contact hours. 

Course Intake

This course is conducted Full Time over 24 weeks.


 Month Days Time Commences
January 2019  Monday - Wednesday  9am - 4pm  21/01/2019


This course is conducted Part Time  over 49 weeks.  

Month Night Time Commences
January 2019  Wednesday & Thursday 6.00pm - 8.30pm 16/01/2019

You will receive a confirmation of enrolment that secures your place in an intake or when a deposit is required payment of the deposit will secure a place. Positions will not be held without either requirement.

*Course completion dates may vary due to holiday breaks. Please note: there is a 4 week holiday break over Christmas and New Years period.

Mode of Delivery

All our courses are work place simulated environments. With face to face class room delivery, students are able to see trainer demonstrations, receive feedback and discuss assignments and the latest trends in the industry.


  • Work Health Safety & Professional Hygiene
  • Product Knowledge
  • Skin Types & Conditions
  • Skincare & Makeup Preparation
  • Makeup & Hair Consultation
  • Sketching & Design Principals
  • Makeup Application Techniques
  • Photographic Lighting and Equipment
  • Photographic Makeup
  • Remedial Makeup/Camouflage
  • Creative Makeup
  • Airbrushing
  • Hairstyling
  • Working as Freelance
  • Marketing & Micro Business Management
  • Portfolio Development /Photoshoots

Units of Competency

 Core Units  
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBMUP005  Apply airbrushed make-up
SHBBMUP006  Design and apply creative make-up
SHBBRES001  Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXIND001  Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXCCS002  Provide salon services to clients
SHBXWHS001  Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
 Elective Units  
 BSBSMB304  Determine resource requirements for the micro business
 BSBSMB403  Market the small business
 SHBBMUP007  Work collaboratively on make-up productions
 SHBBCCS001  Advise on beauty products and services
SHBHDES004 Create classic long Hair up-styles
SHBHDES006 Design and style long hair creatively


Applicants must have successfully completed year 10, be at least 16 years of age and basic computer competency

Incidental Expenses

Makeup Kit $890.00
Makeup Brushes & Tools $300.00
Uniform $120.00
Airbrush Kit $500.00
Hair Styling Kit $350.00
Total $2160.00

Participants are required to purchase kits and materials prior to the first day of class.

Students to supply their own camera, stationery,  two hand towels, and a lap top.

Incidental expenses are payable 30 days before course commences unless negotiated otherwise

Course Fees                        

Course Fee: $6050.00
Deposit: $500.00
Payment Plan:  
Full Time $231.25 per wk
Day Part Time $158.57 per wk
Night Part Time $113.26 per wk


RTO Number: 2316


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