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Makeup Artistry skill set

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This course enables you to work as a freelance makeup artist or in a hair or beauty salon performing makeup.

This course also covers current makeup trends, latest design techniques and how to consult with clients to meet their needs at a commercial level.

This course enables you to work as a freelance makeup artist or in a hair or beauty salon performing makeup. On successful completion of this course students will have achieved national recognised units of competence which are part of the SHB40121 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy qualification.

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  • design and apply day makeup
  • evening, bridal and photographic makeup
  • how to analyse face shapes
  • apply colour principles and design
  • contouring and highlighting techniques
  • eyeshadow shading techniques to create fashion, bridal and photographic designs

This short course is fast paced and requires good hand eye coordination along with a high level of communication and English skills to ensure successful completion. Students are required to have access to a computer. You will be required to provide models for this course which will be advised by your lecturer once classes start.

Students are also required to practice their skills at home during this course.

Your course induction in the first class will provide to you all learning material required for the course. We also provide:

  • Makeup brush set for home and course practice
  • MAC, Kryolan, Crown and Dermalogica products used in class

What you will need to arrange:

  • Wear black pants and black top with enclosed shoes
  • Hair must be tied back neatly, and professional presentation of makeup is required
  • We recommended bringing a camera or mobile phone to take before and after photos
  • Models will be required for practical classes – we will explain this in your first class

At night our campuses have free parking and security is present on the premises.

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Semester 1, 2023

Murdoch - On Campus - 15 Feb to 17 May

When Semester 1, 2023
Where Murdoch
How On Campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $317.20 $406.50 $723.70
Concession $95.55 $406.50 $502.05

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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