Certificate in Professional Makeup Artistry

Simple, flexible and fun: the best way to study Professional Makeup Artistry.

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From $30/week

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Why study Professional Makeup Artistry?

Our Professional Makeup Artist course will teach you the key theoretical and practical skills to work as a makeup artist for all occasions, including formal occasions, bridal makeup, cut crease, smokey eye or even on set for the fashion and entertainment industry!

Makeup artistry services are constantly in high demand and you can take advantage of this ever-increasing popularity. With our Make Up Artistry course, you will be equipped with the skills to start your own home business or potentially land the perfect position in a salon.

As one of the more comprehensive Makeup Artistry online courses, every detail of this course has been designed by industry professionals to help you establish a strong foundation in the world of beauty therapy. This education has likewise been curated to elevate your expertise above the competition, helping you to thrive in a bustling industry.

Your training will be delivered through video tutorials and text-based learning, with full tutor support and a custom-designed beauty kit sent directly to your door. You’ll have everything you need to become a true pro!

Upon completing this course students will be provided with a Certificate of Attainment in Professional Makeup Artistry, which will highlight your overall understanding for this service and the individual skills you have achieved competency in.

Course Overview

24/7 Access

Enjoy self-paced and flexible studies with unrestricted access to your course contents. No matter what time of day you’d like to dip into your training, this education will be available to you.

Tutor Support

Studying online doesn’t mean studying alone. You’ll receive full support and guidance throughout your course, with tutors available for any questions you have via phone or email 6 days a week.


A custom-designed beauty kit will be sent directly to your door, with all the practical tools you require to complete your course and kickstart or further your career.


You’ll receive a Certificate of Attainment once you’ve completed your course. It’ll look seriously fabulous in your salon or to show-off to your employer.

Payment Options

Choose between an interest-free payment plan of $30-$35 per week, or receive a discount when you pay the entire course costs upfront.

Course Details

Module One

Introduction to Make Up
Service Overview
Preparation & Setup
Customer Service
Client Consult & Legalities
Skin Theory
Colour Theory
Perfecting the Base
Contouring, Blush & Face Shapes
All About the Eyes
Day Look
Evening Look
Smokey Eye & Strip Lash Application
Cut Crease & Winged Liner
Bridal Make Up & Individual Lash Application
Decade Looks
Aftercare & Troubleshooting
Make up Bag
Foundation Palette
Ultra Underbase primer
Translucent Powder
Lip and Blush 6 Palette
Eye Pencil Combo
Lip Pencil combo
Variety Eyeshadow Palette
Lip Gloss
False Lashes
Disposable Mascara Applicators
Brush Set
Face Palette (blush, bronzer, highlight)
Eyebrow palette
Palette and Spatula
Concealer correction
Brush Cleaner
DUO Lash Adhesive 7g
  • You must have a computer and a reliable internet connection. If you do not have a computer or tablet, we can supply one

  • If you are under the age of 18, we need to speak with a guardian in order to enrol you

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident

  • Be aware that some disabilities may affect your ability to study online. Please notify us so that we can fully support you with your studies

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All Australian Beauty School short courses come with a Certificate of Attainment and a transcript of the units you have completed.

What you need to know about our gorgeous courses

24/7! There are no restrictions on when you’re able to access your course contents, as we want your training to be as flexible as possible. Morning, noon or night, your course will remain open for business.

You can if you want (and as an added bonus, you’ll even receive a discount if you do!) However, if you’d prefer to spread the payment we can easily set-up an interest free payment plan for you, which you can pay off fortnightly or monthly instead. But seriously, if money worries are holding you back from joining any of our courses, talk to our team and we’ll be happy to see if we can find a solution for you.

  • You must have a computer and a reliable internet connection. If you do not have a computer or tablet, we can supply one
  • If you are under the age of 18, we need to speak with a guardian in order to enrol you
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Be aware that some disabilities may affect your ability to study online. Please notify us so that we can fully support you with your studies

A makeup artist course teaches students various makeup techniques for different occasions, including bridal, editorial, and special effects makeup. Our courses also teach you the necessary business skills to run your own business.

If you have no experience, start by taking a makeup artist course to learn the basics and build a portfolio through practice and volunteer work. For more details on how to become a professional makeup artist, read our blog here. 

Experienced makeup artists can make a lucrative income, with earnings ranging from AUD $40,000 to AUD $80,000 or more annually. Make up Artist who work freelance or own their own business can easily make over $100,000 a year.

A formal degree is not required, but completing a makeup artist course is essential to gain relevant skills and knowledge.

Whilst YouTube and TikTok tutorials are great for introducing specific looks and styles, to become a real pro in this field legitimate training may be required.

A makeup artist course in Australia can last from a few days for basic courses to several months for comprehensive programs.

It all depends on what depth of training you’re searching for. Our Online courses are completely self paced and can take anywhere from 4 weeks to 3 months to complete. Read more about how long it takes to become a make up artist here

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Our Valued Partners​

Australian Beauty School have partnered with a number of different interest free payment plan providers to make studying easy and affordable from day one. Our partners are all Australian owned and operated and hold the appropriate licenses.

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What Our Students Have To Say About Us...

I have so enjoyed doing this course with you people. I have a goal at the end and this course is allowing me to reach the goal. Wonderful notes with so much information and enabling me to focus on my goals. Great help from the tutors always available when need to ask what may seem like a silly question but never judged on. Thank you!

Incredibly happy with every aspect of the 3 beauty courses I completed, studying from home has been a lifesaver. My kits were gorgeous and very helpful tutors. I can now add 3 more services to my home-based salon! Super happy, highly recommend

Enrolling into my beauty course was a fantastic experience for me. The Customer Service is second to none, right from the introductory phone calls (thanks Hayley!) through to the finance department, who made it super easy and affordable. (in weekly instalments!) The course material is excellent, and you are shown exactly how to navigate the course with ease. (thanks Ella) I am super excited to be studying my beauty course and I would highly recommend it to anyone who is wanting a hassle-free study experience. Thank you!

100% would recommend if you work full time and find it hard to find time to study. Study at your own pace with amazing tutoring staff, extremely helpful and an awesome attitude!

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