Certificate III in Make-Up

Jobs and Skills WA: Beauty courses
Get set for an exciting career!

Do you love make-up and cosmetics? If you would like to work as a retail cosmetics assistant, eyelash and eyebrow tech or makeup artist, this is the qualification for you!

Through this nationally recognised qualification, you could become a specialist make up artist and work in beauty salons, day spas, or even film and TV.

Depending on your training provider, the course offers specialist skills in creative make-up design for events, special occasions and photography, but you can also choose electives that will broaden your service offerings. Options include: spray tanning, waxing, recommending and selling beauty products, lash and brow treatments, creating a business plan, setting up a beauty business, and more.

VET for secondary students
Industry: Health, Beauty and Fitness
National course code: SHB30221 | WA State ID: BHO2

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If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

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 sets or 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.


    Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

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