Certificate in Makeup Artistry

Turn your passion for makeup into a rewarding career by enrolling in the Certificate in Makeup Artistry. Study to become a freelance makeup artist, small business owner, wedding, special event, or editorial makeup artist.
Course Provider
The Learning Group
(RTO 22557)
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Study 100% Online

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One-on-One Mentor and Student Support Advisor

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Upfront Payment with discount or an Interest-Free Payment Plan starting from $26 per week.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime
Enjoy the flexibility of online learning with 12 months of access time to complete your course.
Flexible, online, self-paced learning with dedicated mentor support.
Career Outcomes
  • Freelance Makeup Artist
  • Bridal Makeup Artist
  • Special Occasion Makeup Artist
  • Retail Cosmetics Makeup Artist
  •  Social Media Makeup Artist
Course Modules

Certificate 1: Makeup Fundamentals 

  1. Apply Safe Hygiene, Health, and Work Practices
  2. Client Consultation and Professionalism
  3. Colour Theory
  4. Facial Anatomy
  5. The Skin
  6. Products, Ingredients and the Makeup Kit

Certificate 2: Apply Makeup

  1. Skin Tone (Complexion)
  2. Eyes & Eyebrows
  3. Lips & Cheeks
  4. Dedicated Looks

Certificate 3: Celebrity Masterclass hosted by Melanie Burnicle + Demonstration Videos

Course Fees Include
  • All the required study materials and course notes.
  • Upon course completion, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion, and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
  • One-on-one mentor and a student support advisor available to you 5 days a week.
  • Celebrity Masterclass hosted by Melanie Burnicle.
Makeup Starter Kit Includes
  1. Shades Adelaide Face & Eye Palette (2 x Blusher, Bronze, Contour, Highlight)
  2. Ultra Foundation 6 Palette
  3. SHADES 5 palette Muscat [Neutral Eye Palette]
  4. Lip & Rouge Wheel
  5. HD Cream Liner Ebony
  6. Kryolan Contour Pencil Combi [Brown & Black]
  7. Mixing Palette & Spatula Set
  8. Kryolan Training Brush Set 12pc
  9. Translucent Powder 20g

Once you complete the Certificate in Makeup Artistry, you’ll be fully prepared to provide client consultations, understand the theory and apply makeup including dedicated looks, to set you up for success to pursue a career as a television makeup artist, wedding makeup artist, or to work for yourself with a variety of clients.

Course Outline

Students will undertake 3 Key Modules, made up of 11 subjects.

Certificate 1: Makeup Fundamentals

A comprehensive introduction to the makeup fundamentals, this certificate is the perfect step for both aspiring makeup artists and makeup hobbyists. You will learn a wide range of skills, including how to assess a client’s needs (understanding their skin tone and how to perform a colour consultation), and delve deeper into different beauty products, their ingredients and what you should have in your makeup kit.

Certificate 2: Apply Makeup

In this certificate, you will gain a better understanding of someone’s skin tone and complexion, and how to colour-match foundations to best suit their individual needs. Learn how to apply makeup on lips and cheeks, and how best to create flattering looks by applying different makeup to eyes and eyebrows. Specifically designed by leading industry professionals, this certificate will also teach you how to create different makeup looks for different occasions.

Certificate 3: Celebrity Masterclass hosted by Melanie Burnicle + Demonstration Videos

Melanie Burnicle is a highly respected Hair and Makeup Artist turned entrepreneur with almost 25 years in the beauty industry. Melanie is a well-known media spokesperson for the beauty and makeup industry and many beauty brands.


Assessments are an important part of your study journey as they help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your student support advisor and mentors identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course. You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, undertaking research and watching videos. Assessments might include case studies, quizzes, and written assessments.

Approval & Recognition

RPL ( Recognition for Prior Learning)

The Certificate in Veterinary Assistant and Animal Welfare has been constructed to be a pathway course to a Certificate II in Animal Care. We have designed a pathway course that offers students an opportunity to gain knowledge and skills fundamental to this industry. The full mapping summary can be provided to students to share with other education providers should they wish to continue in future studies.

CPD Accredited

This course is fully CPD accredited, which means each of the modules is globally recognised for Continuing Professional Development. Completing CPD endorsed courses gives you points that can contribute to your resume or future career. This course is a beginner level course and is aimed at people who want to support or counsel others through the processes of personal growth and change. The Learning Group has been accredited from the Professional Development Consortium and achieved Dual Accreditation & Training Excellence through the CPD Standards Office.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

The Learning Group

Whether you want to stand out from the competition, move into a new industry or turn your passion into a career, The Learning Group courses are designed to help you get ahead and stay ahead. They have a student-first approach, so you can study your way, when and how it suits you. Their courses are designed to fit in with your lifestyle, so you can continue to work and study at the same time. You’ll be fully supported with access to an allocated student support mentor and their experienced course consultants, who are available to you 5 days a week. The pathway to success looks different for everyone. As a Learning Group student, you will have the opportunity to further study with their well-rounded study program with industry associations and partnerships to deliver personal development and career success. Plus, they partner with industry leading education providers, so you can unlock access to LinkedIn Learning. The Learning Group offers a wide range of Australian online education courses, from Aged Care to Zoology, tailored for flexible learning. Their student-first approach ensures you can study at your own pace, balancing work and education. With industry partnerships and LinkedIn Learning access, these courses support career advancement and personal development, making it ideal for those looking to enhance their skills or pivot to new careers entirely, all through online study.
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