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SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-Up

National ID: SHB30215 | State ID: AWP0

This course is specifically for students who have a passion for Make-Up. If you wish to study Beauty you can apply for the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, you do not need to complete this course first.

Are you ready to make face-changing decisions?

If you are passionate about the exciting world of make-up and would like to work in make-up studios, cosmetic retail, fashion and media set or photography studios then this course could be the perfect one for you.

    You'll gain artistic and business skills. You will also acquire the latest airbrushing techniques, an advanced skill being taught as part of this creative and artistic make up qualification. Relationships with both clients and industry are important and these aspects will be covered in your course with a focus on live salon works and engagement with industry professionals such as photographers.

    A valuable part of our course is ongoing practical demonstration of your skills, you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

    Gain these skills
    • Start your own make up artistry business
    • Cosmetic retail products and services
    • Make-up for fashion (runway specialist)
    • Make-up for photography (covering bridal and fashion)
    • Make-up for the film & TV industry
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Artistic ability and good colour perception 
    • Comfortable with physical contact and enjoy practical work
    • Positive attitude, self-motivation, patient and tactful
    • Good hand-eye coordination
    • Stamina, patience and concentration
    • Able to work well under pressure
    • Able to adapt quickly to working within a new teams
    • Able to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures

    Entrance Requirements

    Work placement

    Important information

    Job opportunities

    Further study

    How to apply

    Entrance Requirements
    School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
    OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
    Work placement

    Supervised clinical hours to be completed in the live works beauty clinic on campus.

    Important information

    Other costs for consideration: 

    • Uniform, which is part of the professional presentation that is required by industry. Further information will be given at orientation.
    • Resource kits, which are essential for meeting assessment requirements.
    • Text books
    Job opportunities

    Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

    Further study

    North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a range of further study opportunities, see below for a list of related courses.

    How to apply
    On campus (full-time)

    To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to 

    Other study types

    For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

    Apprenticeships and traineeships

    To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

    International students

    International students should contact 

    Delivery location, important dates and study options

    Continuous enrolment, 2019

    Leederville - Employer based


    Fees and charges


    Duration 2 year/s
    When Continuous enrolment
    Where Leederville
    How Employer-based
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    Semester 1, 2020

    Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus


    Fees and charges


    Duration 1 semester/s
    When Semester 1, 2020
    Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    How On campus
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    Course enquiry

    Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

    Page last updated January 17, 2020