SHB30221 Certificate III in Makeup

certificate 3 in makeup accredited course international academy industry professionals


In the Makeup profession, you’ll be dedicated to helping people feel and look 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 Makeup is also an ideal course for  a hairdresser and a beautician who wants to expand their skills in 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 situations, collaborate with industry professionals in a production setting, use advanced application techniques, apply 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 and 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, you will need to attend face-to-face classes for 2 days per week or two evenings + one day per week for 18 weeks. You will have off campus structured learning activities including homework, assignments, assessment preparation and online study. You will complete 15 units of study to gain Certificate III in Makeup. Classes are a blend of make-up theory and make-up practical lessons. Students are also further supported with extensive industry-leading on-demand online resource library and learning portals.

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 5.5 or equivalent.
International Students must be at least 18 years of age.


18 Weeks, Two evenings plus one full day per week  or two days per week

Two Week Day Evenings + Saturday

February Intake – May Intake – October Intake


Student TypeAdmin Fee (*)Tuition FeeDeposit (*)Total
[*] Deposits and administrative fees are only refundable if student Visa Application is refused and the college is notified prior course commencement.

Course fee is inclusive of supplies, materials and equipment required within the classroom.
Students are required to purchase a personal kit, which they can take home and use off-site and on-campus. 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 Term or 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.

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

SHBBINF002 Maintain infection control standards
SHBBBOS007 Apply cosmetic tanning products
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

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 from the button above and email your completed form to

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