If you feel like make-up is artistry for the face, you’re not alone – so do we! And we have the perfect course to unleash your creativity and finetune your skills; the Certificate III in Make-Up.
Led by our specialist make-up educator, Alarna Bell, this course takes you step-by-step through designing and applying everyday makeup looks, as well as specialised techniques including bridal, photography, creative makeup, airbrushing effects and camouflage makeup applications.
You’ll also learn basic hairstyling, waxing and eyelash extensions. We’ve also added social media/marketing skills to this course to create the complete package!
When you complete the course, you’ll be able to work as a qualified make-up artist. Choose to work within a hairdressing or beauty salon, or choose to work for yourself as a freelance makeup and hair artist for weddings, special occasions, editorial work and TV or film; the possibilities are endless!
You’ll be gaining hands-on, real world experience in the industry of your dreams, earning money and taking the time to think about your next career move – because we know those decisions aren’t always easy.
One of those career moves could be studying a Diploma of Beauty Therapy. This course is designed to give you even more skills in the beauty industry so you can take your career and employment opportunities even further.
So, if you’re ready to take the first step into your brand-new career as a make-up artist and work in exciting places around the world, we’re here to help you get to where you want to be.
Times9.00am - 4.00pm Monday, Thursdays and Fridays
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Make-Up.
- Makeup Artist working within a beauty salon.
- Freelance Make-up Artist specialising in the Fashion Industry, Wedding Industry, Print and Digital Media Industry or Special Event make-up & Hair Styling.
Opportunities for Further Study
Mandatory entry requirements
- 17 years of age.
- Applicants are required to have an appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy skills, which will be evaluated prior to course intake. Pre Training Review and interview will be required prior to enrolment.
Recommended entry requirements
- Learners with excellent people skills and a genuine interest in the Make-up and Beauty Industry.
Specialist Course Information
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
Recognition of Prior LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
Sample course units
|SHBXPSM003 Promote a personal services business|
|SHBBMUP008 Apply eyelash extensions|
|SHBHDES002 Braid hair|
|SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs|
|SHBBMUP012 Apply airbrushed make-up|
|SHBBMUP011 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up|
|SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards|
|SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms|
|SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices|
|SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment|
|SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients|
|SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information|
|SHBBMUP013 Design and apply creative make-up|
|SHBBMUP010 Design and apply make-up for photography|
|SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up|
Assessment is competency based. A range of assessment methods will be used, including written tests, assignments, online quizzes, role play and practical demonstrations in the training salon