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Offering Info

Certificate III in Make-Up

  • National Course Code: SHB30215
  • TAFE NSW code: SHB30215-01V01-20NBC-001

Location – Northern Beaches

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

27 Hours per week

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally accredited Certificate III in Make-Up qualifies you as a professional make-up artist. Learn advanced make-up and cosmetic techniques to create a range of looks and prime yourself for a boost to your freelance or retail career.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course-work, you will learn to:

  • Apply 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
  • Essential small business skills to start your own business

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal qualities and skills needed to get ahead in this field:

  • Communication skills to connect with your clients and other industry professionals
  • Customer service, collaboration and consultation skills
  • Problem-solving strategies to meet client expectations

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course equips you with:

  • Professional skills to work effectively as a freelance make-up artist or as part of a retail brand
  • A nationally recognised qualification

Career opportunities:

  • Freelance or retail make-up artist
  • Retail cosmetic assistant

GROW YOUR CAREER

Add to your suite of beauty skills with continued study options.

Expand your skills base:

  • Certificate III in Nail Technology
  • Certificate III in Beauty Services

Rise to the top of your game:

  • Certificate IV Beauty Therapy
  • Diploma of Beauty Therapy
  • Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services)
  • Advanced Diploma of Intense Pulsed Light and Laser for Hair Reduction

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Retail cosmetics assistants are in demand to service growing and ageing populations seeking healthy-ageing products with a growing demand for natural or certified organic ingredients.

This course will help you to launch yourself as a freelancer or prepare you to work in retail settings.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

BE PREPARED

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Passion for the hair and beauty industry
  • A collaborative team spirit
  • Effective communication skills

If you need support in preparation for study, contact us about your options.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • The learners with auto credit/RPL will then only be required to attend the face to face sessions of the units they are required to complete to gain the Certificate III qualification. Some study may be undertaken by these learners off campus or self-directed. Allowance is made for the needs of particular groups (e.g. people with disabilities, and people who may have literacy or numeracy difficulties, such as speakers of languages other than English. Work is typically in beauty salons, waxing clinics, brow bars, nails salons and some hairdressing salons where these services are offered.

Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
TAFE NSW offers Learner support may include foundation skills such as:

  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • English as a second language
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Computing skills
  • Communication skills

Additional support that targets key areas includes support:

  • At drop-in centres
  • In small groups
  • With a team teacher
  • As one-to-one tuition
  • Via the internet
    TAFE NSW has the responsibility to make changes to course delivery, timetable and location only if it is in the best interests of all our students or if the advantages of the changes will outweigh any inconveniences (avoiding casual changes to the running of a course or its time, date, fees, or location)

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • To attend face to face classes for three days per week for 18 weeks. You will have unstructured learning activities including: online revision, assignment preparation and private study. You will complete 15 units of study to gain the Certificate III in Makeup.

INFORMATION SESSION

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full-time blended course. You will need to attend approximately 21 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 7 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including non-facilitated/undirected learning. This includes learning the student may undertake for revison of content, research and preparations of assessments. Unstructed learning for this qualification comprises of: online revisions, private study and assignment preparation. To deepen knowledge of topics and concepts in this course learners are encouraged to revise content and carry out research activities using the internet and/or library. (independent study, research, practice and assignments).

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • This qualification 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. The course is suitable school leavers, mature age or those wanting to have a career change as there are no prior work experience or prerequisites required to enrol into this course. Some participants may have completed a part qualification or skill set in Hairdressing or Beauty and/or completed on the job experience and this will permit them to be applicable for recognition of prior learning.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 11:00am to 7:00pm, Wednesday from 9:00am to 4:30pm and Friday from 9:00am to 4:30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • Incidental expenses - Essential equipment that will be required to complete this course is 1 make up kit which has an approximate cost of $300 - $500 depending on your choice of kit. The make up kits become the physical property of the student, are retained by the student on completion of training and are not consumed during the training. These kits are purchased directly from the manufacturer at trade price, this will be further discussed at the information session and also in your first class. Additionally, students will also have an opportunity to participate in a final assessment photoshoot. There is a TAFE allocated photograher with an approximate cost of $150 or students may choose to source a photographer of their choice.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.

TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Core Units
Number Title
SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
SHBBMUP005 Apply airbrushed make-up
SHBBMUP006 Design and apply creative make-up
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBMUP007 Work collaboratively on make-up productions
SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Northern Beaches
154 Old Pittwater Road, Brookvale
Phone 131 601

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