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Course Type:
Accredited Course
Study Mode:
On Campus
22 weeks (3 days per week)
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Course Overview

Led by our specialist Make-Up educator, Alarna Bell this course takes you step by step through designing and applying everyday makeup looks through to specialised techniques including bridal, photography, creative makeup, airbrushing effects and camouflage makeup applications. Basic hairstyling, waxing, eyelash extensions and  social media/marketing skills have also been added to this course to create the complete package!

When you have completed your course it will allow you to work as a qualified Make-up artist 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!


9.00am - 4.00pm Monday, Thursdays and Fridays

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Make-Up.

Career Opportunities

  • 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

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

  • 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 Makeup and Beauty Industry


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support 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 Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Course units
SHBHDES003 Create finished hair designs
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services
SHBHDES002 Braid hair
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
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
SHBBMUP007 Work collaboratively on make-up productions
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices


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