Certificate III in Make-Up

Certificate III in Make-Up


Qualification Description

Certificate III in Make Up reflects the role of individuals employed as make-up artists to design and apply make-up for a range of purposes and occasions across the beauty, fashion, media and entertainment industries.

These individuals possess a range of well-developed technical and consultation skills where discretion and judgement is required and are responsible for their own outputs. This includes working cooperatively with a range of individuals including photographers, fashion stylists and media production staff.

Work is typically conducted as part of a team or on a freelance basis in settings such as make-up studios, retail cosmetic counters, fashion and media sets and photography studios.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


Pathways from this qualification might include Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy


Smart & Skilled funding:   
1st qualification $2130,
2nd qualification $2550.
Concession $240.
Toolkit and textbook $485


Intakes: As required, please enquire
Duration: 20 weeks
Course Units
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBBNLS001 Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBMUP005 Apply airbrushed make-up
SHBBMUP006 Design and apply creative make-up
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBNLS002 Apply gel nail enhancements
 BSBSMB403 Market the small business