Make-up artistry is a creative career that can lead to many opportunities in beauty salons, events, film and television and even the opportunity to start your own business.
Introduction to Make-Up is a short online course that will introduce you to the exciting world of make-up design and application. You will learn the theory of make-up application, including the tools, materials and products make-up artists use in their craft. You will also discover skin structures and conditions, how to conduct a facial analysis and assess skin tones.
Throughout the course you will learn colour theory, highlighting and shading to enhance an individual’s face shape and structure and make-up techniques for evening and different looks. You will also learn how to plan and design make-up for photography and use corrective make-up styles for camouflage.
On conclusion of this make up course, you will have a solid foundation to build your career or plan a business in the make-up profession.
Unit 1- Design and apply make-up
Prepare the client for make-up
Consult with the client
Identify skin type and condition
Facial shapes and features
Identify a suitable image for the client
Colour design principles to make-up
Design a make-up plan
Select suitable products
Select tools and equipment
Health and hygiene requirements
Evaluate the make-up service
Select and apply false eyelashes
Evaluate the treatment
Advise on further product use
Suitable homecare products
Unit 2 - Design and apply make-up for photography
Skin type, condition and colour
Skin colour, tone and undertones
Cleanse face and neck
Areas requiring special attention
Using corrective make-up
Colour in photographic make-up
Techniques to make-up design
Types of photographic shots
Make-up for black and white images
Make-up for colour images
Impact of lighting on make-up
Develop a make-up plan
Make-up products and equipment
Application of base make-up
Unit 3 - Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
Prepare the client for service
Cleanse the treatment area
Identify client skin tone
Skin conditions / disorders
Assessment of treatment area
Client skin tone
Effects of coloured light on make-up
Design the camouflage make-up plan
Select products and equipment
Apply camouflage make-up
Camouflaging body areas
Evaluate the camouflage application
Advise on further product use
Provide homecare advice
When you study with Australian Online Courses, you will be assessed using a competency-based training method.
Competency-based training focuses on the achievement of skills and knowledge against set criteria to meet industry-standard and is not benchmarked against other students’ work.
In this course, the assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, which may include short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks.
If you do not achieve a competency result on your first attempt, you have two more attempts to pass your assessment. So, you have three attempts in total to obtain a competency result.
In this way, you can complete your course in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
No entry requirements;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
Easy to understand course content;
Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 20 hours. Twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! Total cost for optional printed materials is: $100.00 for this course. Printed materials are optional and not required to complete the course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.