Make-Up Application Comprehensive Course

Earn your credibility as a makeup artist with our extensive Comprehensive Certificate Course: Makeup Application in partnership with Skill Academy. You will learn industry secrets and gain professional skills to make you a skilled professional. This course can be completed in 19 months and covers subjects like Entrepreneurship, Professional Salon Skills, Makeup Application and more. 

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Comprehensive Certificate In Make-Up Application

Programme Type

Provider Programme

Award Type

Skills Academy Comprehensive Certificate In Make-Up Application

Award Issued By

Skills Academy

Accredited By

Not Applicable

Course Duration

19 Months

Entrance Criteria

  • Learners must be able to read and write in English

1. Introduction to Business English

2. Anatomy and Physiology

3. Professional Salon Skills

4. Excellence in Service: Basic

5. Networking for Success

6. Entrepreneurship

7. Financial Management: Basic

8. Introduction to Make-up Application 1

9. Introduction to Make-Up Application 2


1. Introduction to Business English

  • Introduction to communication
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Business writing
  • Speaking, listening and reading skills
  • Meetings
  • Presentations
  • Work readiness


2. Anatomy and Physiology

  • About Anatomy and Physiology
  • Cells and tissues
  • Skin, hair and nails
  • The skeletal system
  • Muscles and the muscular system
  • The lymphatic system
  • The nervous system


3. Professional Salon Skills

  • Personal presentation
  • Effective communication
  • Verbal communication
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Observation skills
  • Communicating and working together
  • Written communication
  • Salon services
  • Dealing with customer complaints
  • The Receptionist – communicating telephonically
  • Assessment techniques and questioning the client
  • Questioning techniques
  • Face mapping
  • Contra-indications
  • Contra-actions
  • Hygiene and avoiding cross-contamination
  • Personal hygiene
  • Salon hygiene
  • Client hygiene


4. Excellence in Service: Basic

  • Customer service fundamentals
  • Customer service skills
  • Customer management
  • Customer communication


5. Networking for Success

  • Understanding successful networks
  • Building networking relationships
  • Refining your professional presence
  • Bell ringing telephone techniques
  • Networking via e-mail and the internet
  • Networking power of self-promotion
  • Special networking challenges


6. Entrepreneurship

  • Entrepreneurship and small business management in perspective
  • Key success factors of entrepreneurs
  • Basic business concepts
  • The business environment
  • Identification of feasible small business ideas
  • The development and evaluation of business ideas
  • Determining the feasibility of the business idea
  • The viability of a business idea
  • Perform a viability study for a proposed business idea
  • The business plan
  • Setting up a business
  • Factors to consider when choosing the location of a business


7. Financial Management: Basic

  • Basics of accounting
  • The accounting cycle
  • The income statement
  • The balance sheet
  • Other financial statements
  • Budgeting


8. Introduction to Make-Up Application 1

  • The anatomy of the face
  • Tools and requirements before applying make-up
  • Vigorous colours
  • Using foundation and concealers
  • The wonders of contouring


9. Introduction to Make-up Application 2

  • Spectacular eyes
  • Lovely lips
  • Perfection at every age
  • Special occasions
  • Favourite classics

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Last Updated: January 20, 2020