Cosmetic Make Up Training Course

Enables you to become professionally qualified in Cosmetic Make Up


Upon successful completion of this course, you will:


    • Be qualified to perform professional Make Up services.
    • Be able to apply different make up for Day or Evening.
    • Know how to apply Make Up for Weddings and Special Occasions.

Course Summary

    • 2 Days.
    • 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.
    • Tuition Fee £350.
    • Deposit £100.
    • Optional – NVQ Assessment £150.

" 12 Months Interest Free Finance Option available "

Next Course scheduled for 2020

Dates to be advised

Make Up Course Overview

Our Make Up course is suitable for complete novices or therapists experienced in other areas of Beauty Therapy.

Whether you want to be a professional makeup artist or wish to learn more makeup ideas for yourself, our foundation level course is perfect for you. In a relaxed but professional environment we provide hands on learning covering hygiene, products, techniques and tools.

You will learn how to promote best features to ensure you will be confident in achieving the level of skill to perform a professional looking makeup.

Make up is the perfect addition to add to your treatments. Prior to applying any make-up, you are taught how to prepare your client’s skin with thorough cleansing, toning and moisturising to give your client an even and lasting effect to their make-up. You will learn how to use colour corrective products and foundations, blushers, eye and lip products to enhance your client’s features, day and evening make up is covered. Products and equipment required for training will be provided on the day.

Cosmetic Make Up skills are an essential component of a therapist’s toolbox. The trained therapist is likely to find considerable business in this area with bridal, evening and special occasion make up being a popular service in the beauty salon. Many clients also require regular professional help and guidance with choosing and applying make up. 

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    Course Content

    On this course you will learn:

      • Related anatomy and physiology.
      • Contraindications and contra-actions.
      • Face shapes.
      • Correct make up procedure and techniques.
      • Day, Evening and Special occasion make up.
      • Suitable make up application for different skin types and ages.
      • Health, safety and hygiene.
      • Consultation and record keeping.
      • Treatment planning.
      • Product knowledge and brand awareness.

    Course Information

    Entrance requirements:  None. The minimum age for access to this qualification is 16 years of age.

    Exam / assessment info: You will be assessed by continual observation throughout the course, to ensure that you have all the knowledge that you will need to practice your skills professionally. If you are opting to take the NVQ/VTCT award a separate assessment day’s attendance is required.

    Qualification / Certification: Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded a ‘Cosmetic Make Up Diploma’ by Helen McGuinness Health & Beauty Training International. You also have the option of undertaking a VTCT/ NVQ qualification (additional attendance and assessment fees are payable).

    Insurance and Membership: Our Diploma is accredited by the Beauty Guild, from whom you may gain professional membership and insurance to practice professionally. If taking a VTCT/NVQ qualification you may also be able to join the FHT, BABTAC and other Accreditation Bodies.

    CPD Points: Our Make Up Diploma accredited by the Beauty Guild, is worth 26 CPD (Continuing Professional Development )Points.

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    Extend your Beauty skills further

    How can I add to my professional make up skills ? 

    You can compliment your Make Up skills with our Camouflage Make Up course, our Facials Course, our Lash and Brow course and Semi-permanent Eyelash Extensions course. 

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