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Make-up Artistry
course

Learn the skills in fashion make-up, camouflage make-up, and media make-up, and carve your own make-up career within 5 months
VTCT Level 3 Diploma
Study with a live teacher online!
/6571 learners
4, 7
Make-up Artistry
course

Learn the skills in fashion make-up, camouflage make-up, and media make-up and carve your own make-up career within 5 months
VTCT Level 3 Diploma
Study with a live teacher online!

Training duration

20
classes
per week
practical lessons
week
course

30
8 hours each
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1. Basic make-up techniques
Apply make-up to perfect the skin for day, evening and special occasion looks that suit a variety of skin tones and textures. Select the best make-up brush to efficiently apply product and to achieve the ideal result . Apply skin camouflage products to reduce the appearance of skin conditions, scars and birthmarks.
You will learn to
2. Сreate incredible make-up
Create special effects such as realistic injuries, apply prosthetics, and build a mythical character look using a wide-range of professional products, techniques and tools. Apply airbrush make-up and create flawless beauty or character looks on the face and full body.
4. Hygiene and sales
3. Work with clients
Build a professional and genuine relationship with your client using confidence tips to fulfil client consultations, and use gentle psychology to encourage your clients to try new services and products to help the client keep up in the competitive world of the beauty industry.
Maintain a safe and hygienic working practice. Also, you will learn how to arrange and position eye-popping displays in your own salon to sell more promotional stock.

Course programme

Participate in virtual classes or watch the recorded sessions
Ask questions and chat with a live expert
Study materials
Your lecturer will answer your questions personally
We provide our learners with resources and recorded lessons. Keep them to refresh your knowledge whenever you need to.
100% interactive course

Health
and safety

1
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ How to carry out risk assessment

⦁ Monitor health and safety in the salon

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Health
and Safety
Risk assessments
Health and safety requirements
1. Hazards and risks in your salon
2. Safe working practices, health and safety risks in the workplace
3. Roles of employers and employees in meeting the requirements of health and safety legislation
4. Environmentally friendly working practices whilst using equipment, materials and products
5. Personal presentation and safe behavior at work
You will practice

Client care and communication

2
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Be able to communicate and behave in a professional manner when dealing with clients, whilst managing client expectations

⦁ Maintain client confidentiality in line with legislation

⦁ Use retail sales techniques to meet client requirements

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Workplace behavior
Communication with clients
Methods of communication
1. Different methods of communication
2. Importance of professional manner and appearance and professional ethical conduct
3. Establish client requirements and treatment needs
4. Recommendations to client
5. Importance of personal space
6. SWOT analysis and SMART principle
7. Structure of skin
You will practice
Client
consultation

Anatomy & Physiology

3
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Recognise bones in the head, neck and shoulders

⦁ Identify muscles of the head, neck and shoulders

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Skin
structure
Circulatory system
Bones and muscles
1. Describe the structure and function of the skin
2. Bones of the head, neck and shoulders
3. Muscles of the head, neck and shoulders
4. Describe the structure and function of the circulatory system
5. Recognise arteries and veins of the lower-arm and lower-leg
6. Define lymphatic system and its function
You will practice

Promote products and services

4
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Promote products and services to clients during practice

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Interpret buying signals
Identify selling opportunities
Introducing products/ services to clients
1. Promote products and services to clients in a salon
2. Establish the client's requirements
3. Introduce services/products to the client at a suitable time
4. Give accurate and relevant information to the client
5. Identify buying signals and interpret the client's intentions correctly
6. Secure an agreement with the client
7. Close the sale
8. Identify services/products to meet the requirements of the client
You will practice

Apply
make-up

5
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Be able to prepare for make-up application

⦁ Be able to apply make-up

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Skin analysis
Skin types & conditions
Skin imperfections
1. Prepare yourself, client and work area for make-up application
2. Use suitable consultation techniques to identify treatment objectives
3. Carry out a skin analysis
4. Provide clear recommendations to the client
5. Select products, tools and equipment
6. Communicate and behave in a professional manner
7. Follow health and safety working practices
8. Position yourself and client correctly throughout the treatment
9. Use products, tools, equipment and techniques to suit clients treatment needs, skin type and conditions
10. Complete the treatment to the satisfaction of the client to suit a range of occasions
11. Record the results of the treatment
12. Provide suitable aftercare advice
You will practice
Skin characteristics
Make-up application
6
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Be able to prepare for make-up instruction

⦁ Be able to instruct on make-up application

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Instruction
and advice
Evaluation
Contra-actions
1. Prepare yourself, client and work area for make-up treatment
2. Use suitable consultation techniques to identify treatment objectives
3. Provide clear recommendations to the client
4. Select products and tools to suit client treatment needs, skin types and conditions
5. Communicate and behave in a professional manner
6. Follow health and safety working practices
7. Position yourself and client correctly throughout the treatment
8. Use products, tools, equipment and techniques to suit clients treatment needs
9. Instruct the client(s) on make-up application to promote understanding
10. Provide the client with written make-up instructions
11. Evaluate the effectiveness of the make-up instruction with the client
12. Complete the treatment to the satisfaction of the client
13. Record the results of the treatment
14. Provide suitable aftercare advice
You will practice
Aftercare advice

Camouflage make-up

7
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Be able to prepare to apply camouflage make-up

⦁ Be able to apply camouflage make-up

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Patch test
Contra-indications
Principles of colour
Products, equipment and techniques
1. Prepare yourself, the client and work area for camouflage make-up
2. Use suitable consultation techniques to identify treatment objectives
3. Advise the client on how to prepare for the treatment. Identify influencing factors
4. Provide clear recommendations to the client based on the identified factors
5. Communicate and behave in a professional manner
6. Position yourself and the client appropriately throughout the treatment
7. Select and use products, equipment and techniques taking into account identified factors
8. Follow safe and hygienic working practices
9. Identify contra-actions and take appropriate action during treatment
10. Provide suitable aftercare advice
11. Complete the treatment to the satisfaction of the client
12. Evaluate the results of the treatment with the client

You will practice

Media make-up

8
content and tools
You will learn
⦁ Be able to prepare for the application of media make-up

⦁ Be able to apply media make-up

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Media make-up products
Equipment and materials
Techniques
Small prosthetic pieces
1. Prepare yourself, the model and work area for media make-up application
2. Use suitable consultation techniques to identify service objectives
3. Identify influencing factors
4. Provide clear recommendations based on the identified factors
5. Present a mood board
6. Communicate and behave in a professional manner
7. Position yourself and the model appropriately throughout the service
8. Select and use products, techniques and equipment, taking into account identified factors
9. Apply media and special effects make-up to age a character using components and prosthetic pieces
10. Record the techniques and products used
11. Follow safe and hygienic working practices
12. Identify contra-actions and take appropriate action during service
13. Provide suitable advice on the removal of products
14. Complete the service to the satisfaction of the client
15. Evaluate the results of the service

You will practice

Face and
body art

9
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Be able to plan and prepare for face and body art design

⦁ Be able to apply face and body art design

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Body paints
Equipment
Materials
1. Prepare yourself, the client and work area for the application
2. Use suitable techniques to identify the design objectives
3. Carry out a skin sensitivity test, if required
4. Select products, tools and equipment to suit the design objectives, client skin type and condition
5. Communicate and behave in a professional manner
6. Follow health and safety work practices
7. Position yourself and the client correctly throughout the application
8. Use products, tools, equipment and techniques to suit the design objective, client skin type and condition
9. Complete the make-up to meet the design objectives
10. Record and evaluate the results of the application
11. Provide suitable aftercare advice
You will practice
Techniques

Fashion & photographic
make-up

10
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Be able to prepare for the application of fashion and photographic make-up

⦁ Be able to apply fashion and photographic make-up

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Products
Equipment
Techniques
Application sequence
1. Prepare yourself, client and work area for fashion and photographic make-up
2. Use suitable techniques to identify the design objectives
3. Carry out a skin sensitivity test, if required
4. Select products, tools and equipment to suit the design objectives, the client's skin type and condition
5. Communicate and behave in a professional manner
6. Follow health and safety working practices
7. Position yourself and the client correctly throughout the make-up application
8. Use products, tools, equipment and techniques to suit the design objectives, the client's skin type and condition
9. Complete the treatment to meet the design objectives
10. Record and evaluate the effectiveness of the application
11. Provide suitable aftercare advice
You will practice

Display stock to promote sales

11
content
and tools
You will learn
⦁ Be able to prepare a display area

⦁ Be able to maintain and dismantle the display area

Your teacher will check your results and give a detailed feedback
Tools
Prepare a display area
Maintain the display area
Dismantle the display area
1. Select the materials, equipment, and stock to use
2. Determine the location of the display to maximise its impact
3. Assemble the display carefully and safely
4. Label the displayed products clearly, accurately and in a manner consistent with legal requirements
5. Maintain the display area for the duration of the display period
6. Dismantle the display, restore the area and return stock to storage
You will practice
Participate in virtual classes or watch the recorded sessions
Ask questions and chat with a live expert
Study materials
Your lecturer will answer your questions personally
100% interactive course
We provide our learners with resources and recorded lessons. Keep them to refresh your knowledge whenever you need to.
You want to change your job

The course will be suitable if:

You want to improve your practical skills
You want new experience
You want to develop your own business
After the course you can work in a commercial beauty salon, or in your own retail concession in a larger department store.
Beauty is an exciting area to professionalise in because there are so many specialist areas. You could choose to go into beauty salon management, teaching, or even work on your own business.
You can start your own business and be independent, go self-employed, be mobile, work as a home-based make-up artist, or work in film TV and media.
If you dream of becoming a make-up artist, this course is for you. You will find new sources of inspiration for yourself, learn how to use tools, and turn your hobby into a profession.
The eLearning platform



How are classes delivered?
Blended learning
Home tasks
During your course, you will get practical and written tasks to complete outside of the scheduled lessons (home study). Our expert tutors will check your work and give you regular feedback, which will go towards your accredited certification.
Community


We keep our students constantly motivated by providing them with regular feedback and a direct channel of communication with each other and our practising experts. Live tutors share professional up-to-date information and will help you keep on track to complete your qualification with confidence.
As soon as your course starts you'll get access to the educational platform where you will find your study materials. You will also be able to communicate with your tutor and other learners in your class.
Your training will be delivered through blended learning (both online and in our centre) with a tutor.
Student reviews
The makeup artist course was fantastic and when I first came here I was a novice. Our tutor was very professional, friendly and helpful. I learnt so many tips and I really enjoyed the course.
Brenda Lewis
Anyone who would like to do a professional makeup artistry course should come to CPBA. I found the course very nice and I really liked the teacher and also the team.

Kimberly Walker
I found the professional makeup artist classes at CPBA my favourite time of the week. We improved not only our makeup skills but how to treat people and how to work with people.
Patricia Floyd
I loved my makeup artist training. I improved my makeup skills and all the questions that I had regarding makeup have been answered.
Rafael Quinn
Student reviews
The makeup artist course was fantastic and when I first came here I was a novice. Our tutor was very professional, friendly and helpful. I learnt so many tips and I really enjoyed the course.
Brenda Lewis
Student reviews
The makeup artist course was fantastic and when I first came here I was a novice. Our tutor was very professional, friendly and helpful. I learnt so many tips and I really enjoyed the course.
Brenda Lewis
Student reviews
I found the professional makeup artist classes at CPBA my favourite time of the week. We improved not only our makeup skills but how to treat people and how to work with people.
Patricia Floyd
Student reviews
Anyone who would like to do a professional makeup artistry course should come to CPBA. I found the course very nice and I really liked the teacher and also the team.
Kimberly Walker
Student reviews
I loved my makeup artist training. I improved my makeup skills and all the questions that I had regarding makeup have been answered.
Rafael Quinn
Student reviews
I loved my makeup artist training. I improved my makeup skills and all the questions that I had regarding makeup have been answered.
Rafael Quinn
Study and earn
A make-up artist is an artist who applies make-up and prosthetics on others for theatre, television, film, fashion, magazines or for special occasions including all aspects of the modeling industry. You can work in the beauty industry straight away as an advanced beauty therapist specialising in make-up, or choose to develop your skills with further training.
Be self-employed: check some jobs rates for freelancers
Camouflage make-up
Media make-up
Bridal make-up
£55
£45
£135
1450
£32800
Vacancies are open in UK
Make-up artist earns first year
£0
Manage to get a discount on the course
if you match criteria
Government funding is available for L3 qualifications through Student Finance. To cover the course cost you can apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan:
⦁ Loan eligibility does not depend on your income and there are no credit checks.
⦁ You must have a National Insurance number in order to get the loan.
⦁ It is not a problem if you already have a loan used for another training or if you want to do more than one course in the future as you can apply for up to four advanced learner loans.

The total cost of the course is £3,345 but you may be eligible for funding.

Course fee

A Personal Certificate will be presented to you after you have completed the course.

Qualification

Personal certificate
Your CV right after the course

Key competences:

Evening make-up application

Be able to instruct on make-up application

Camouflage make-up application

Media make-up application

Face and body art design application

Fashion and photographic make-up application

Basic merchandising techniques

Salon managment and hygiene safety
Job opportunities



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