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Makeup Artist Essentials


Course Dates *


2019 Course Dates

Wednesday 23rd October 2019: Every Wednesday evening 6pm-9pm for 10 weeks (Double day on the 10th and 11th of December)

Saturday 23rd November 2019: Every Saturday 10am-4:30pm for 5 weeks EXPRESS (ALMOST BOOKED OUT)

2020 Course Dates

Holiday Program – Friday 10th January 2020: Every Day 10am-4:30pm for 5 Days

Tuesday 4th February 2020: Every Tuesday evening 6pm-9pm for 10 weeks

Sunday 9th February 2020: Every Sunday 10am-4:30pm for 5 weeks EXPRESS

Tuesday 18th February + Thursday 20th February 2020 – 10am – 4pm – Every Tuesday and Thursday for 3 weeks EXPRESS

Saturday 18th April 2020: Every Saturday 10am-4:30pm for 5 weeks EXPRESS

(No class Anzac Day)


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*Please note course dates are subject to change

Three missed classes may be re scheduled in the consecutive intake, with arrangements made within the duration of the course only. If a student misses 3 or more classes, they will be required to re-enroll and complete the course, which will result in additional fees. All requests must be submitted in writing and approved by management.

Course Duration
Standard course: 10 week studio work
Express Saturday course: 5 week Studio work

Course Details

Makeup Artist Essentials is a beginners makeup course where students are provided with the skills and knowledge required to enter the makeup industry. Students require no prior makeup knowledge or experience. Being involved in the makeup industry provides you with a wonderful career full of excitement, opportunity and diversity.

Course includes

Students spend the majority of the class time working on each other, this gives each student the experience of working on a variety of faces shapes, skin types and age groups. We provide:
– Fun and exciting environment
– Hands-on training
– Training delivered by educators currently working within the industry

  • We provide all makeup for you to use during class time – you will only need to purchase the equipment kit which is yours to keep.
  • Make-up kits can be purchased during and after your course

Topics covered

– Cleansing & Skin Preparation
– Health, Hygiene and client preparation
– Application of foundations using a variety of finishes
– Corrective concealer techniques
– Eye shadow application for different eye shapes including Asian eyes
– How to choose colours for client skin tones
– The importance of lighting and it’s effect on make-up
– Contouring and highlighting
– The importance of brows
– Mastering your Brushes – brush care, correct use of brushes and aftercare
– Personalising a make-up look for each individual client
– Evening makeup VS day make-up
– Using different textures such as pigments, glitters, smudge pots, paint pots, creams, kohl pencils ect.
– Editorial Make-up
– Mature/Mother of the Bride Make-up
– Application of both individual and strip eyelashes
– Bridal techniques
– Marketing and promoting your freelance business

ELITE MAKEUP ACADEMY -wants to make learning stress free and affordable, as part of our service students are given 2 options for all course payments. A $400 deposit is required at the time of booking your course

Pay the balance of the course week 1 along with the equipment kit
Tuition fees can be paid off over a 4 week payment plan. Pay for equipment kit & first payment of tuition on week one. The balance of the course is paid off by week 4. Money is debited each Monday,

Course Cost: $1145.00

A 30% NON REFUNDABLE  deposit of $343.50 is required to secure your place. Any additional fees paid, including kit fee will not be refunded if withdrawing from course 14 days prior to course commencement.

*Once course commences no refund will be issued on monies paid
Make Up kit MUST be paid by week 1,

Additional Equipment Kit : $495.00
Professional 20 piece brush set, tool belt, black mascara, mascara wands, lip wands, brush cleaner, mixing palette, 3 packs of eyelashes and wipes. You can view the Makeup Artist Essentials Kit and purchase in advance here.

Optional cost of photo shoot : From $290
This includes a photographer, 2 professional models, 2x professional images and photo editing

*Images below of what you learn week to week

Essentials Week to Week

Products used in class: