SHB30221 Certificate III in Makeup – Online

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Are you ready to start your journey to becoming a professional make-up artist? This is an incredible opportunity for aspiring make-lovers to turn their passion into a career. There is no better time than now to join the booming make-up industry with a wide range of jobs available to help people look and feel their very best

Certificate III in Make-up is a nationally accredited course that qualifies you as a professional make-up artist. During this intensive 18-week course you will learn advanced make-up and cosmetic techniques to create a range of beauty and glamour make-up looks to give you the full confidence to launch your freelance or retail make-up career.

Travel the world with transferable skills or use your knowledge to work in an established salon or to launch your own salon business.

Certificate III in Make-up is also an ideal course for a hairdresser and/or a beautician who want to expand their skills within the Beauty Industry. It’s also great entry course for students who likes to pursue a career in Make-Up.




Our course content selection provides you with the knowledge, attitude and skills to work in the makeup industry as a freelance makeup artist.

From day one you will develop a broad range of competencies, opening doors to the makeup industry – from applying make-up and airbrushed make-up for a variety of different aesthetics and occasions, collaborate with industry professionals in a production setting, use advanced application techniques, through to applying essential small business skills to start your own business.

Develop your communication skills to connect with your clients and other industry professionals, in customer service, collaboration and consultation skills along with developing key problem-solving strategies to meet client expectations.

There is also demand for makeup artist to join other industries with cruise ships providing wonderful opportunities for travel, experience and growth.

To successfully complete this course, students are required to complete all of the visual training aids, such as the step-by-step video tutorials, theory sessions, homework, assignments, quiz tasks and all assessments for each unit.

There are a total of 15 units in the Certificate III in Make-up course. These units are all available for study and completion on our industry-leading, on-demand online learning platform.

Once a unit has been successfully completed our team of qualified trainers will assess the students work and provide ongoing feedback and support to help you on your study journey.


Freelance or retail make-up artist
Retail cosmetic assistant
Salon / Make-Up Studio Owner


No formal education requirements to enrol in course.
All courses at The Makeup Technicians are taught in English. Applicants will need to show evidence of suitable English proficiency for the course they have chosen. Students must have a minimum English language level of IELTS 5 or equivalent.
International Students must be at least 18 years of age.


Allow a minimum of one day per week for this 18-week online course.


This is an 18-week course. As it is online you are welcome to access the platform 24/7 allowing you full flexibility to complete each unit within your preferred day / time. Students will have access to the course for a period of six months from the date of enrolment to allow additional time to complete, resubmit or revisit any of the learning material.


Students can enrol and commence this course any time.


Student TypeAdmin Fee (*)Tuition FeeDeposit (*)Total
[*] Deposits are only refundable if the college is notified prior course commencement.

Course fee is inclusive of full access to the online learning platform for Certificate III in Makeup including additional online educational resources and regular live online drop-in sessions with the TMT Team.

We recommend students purchase a personal kit, which they can be used to complete all of the homework and assessment tasks as well as being used for any work experience or freelance jobs. An extensive kit is available to purchase from our partner brand- Kryolan Professional Make-Up for $1500.

The School requires a deposit and admin fee to be paid before enrolment into a course.


Pay upfront with TMT to receive discounts.

Payment By Month. Extended Payment plans are also available.

In order to achieve the SHB30216 Certificate III in Makeup you must complete all 15 units of competency.

Core Units

SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up
SHBBMUP010 Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP013 Design and apply creative make-up
SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms

Elective Units

SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBCCS005 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBFAS004 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBMUP008 Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBMUP011 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBMUP012 Apply airbrushed make-up
SHBBMUP014 Work collaboratively on make-up productions

Work experience provides you with exposure to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment.
Work experience is not mandatory for this qualification; however, this is a highly practical course. We strongly recommend you undertake work experience with a suitable industry employer.
You are responsible for arranging your own work experience. Our team will also offer support and guidance to assist you.


To enrol simply download our enrolment form and email your completed form to

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