SHB30221 Certificate III in Makeup - Online

Does the idea of becoming a certified makeup artist and making your name in the beauty industry excite you? Then look no further! The Nationally Recognised SHB30221 Certificate III in Makeup is your gateway to mastering professional makeup artistry!
Course Provider
The Makeup Technicians
(RTO 22557)
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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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Government Funding Available

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime.
This course can be completed successfully in 18 weeks for full-time study or up to 42 weeks for part-time study plus term breaks.
Career Outcomes
  • Freelance or Retail Make-up Artist
  • Retail Cosmetic Assistant
  • Salon / Make-Up Studio Owner
Course Modules

In order to achieve the SHB30216 Certificate III in Makeup you must complete all 15 units of competency.

Core Units

  1. SHBBMUP009 Design And Apply Make-Up
  2. SHBBMUP010 Design And Apply Make-Up For Photography
  3. SHBBMUP013 Design And Apply Creative Make-Up
  4. SHBBRES003 Research And Apply Beauty Industry Information
  5. SHBXCCS008 Provide Salon Services To Clients
  6. SHBXIND003 Comply With Organisational Requirements Within A Personal Services Environment
  7. SHBXWHS003 Apply Safe Hygiene, Health And Work Practices
  8. SIRXOSM002 Maintain Ethical And Professional Standards When Using Social Media And Online Platforms

Elective Units

  1. SHBBINF002 Maintain Infection Control Standards
  2. SHBBCCS005 Advise On Beauty Products And Services
  3. SHBBFAS004 Provide Lash And Brow Services
  4. SHBBMUP008 Apply Eyelash extensions
  5. SHBBMUP011 Design And Apply Remedial Camouflage Make-Up
  6. SHBBMUP012 Apply Airbrushed Make-Up
  7. SHBBMUP014 Work Collaboratively On Make-Up Productions
Course Fees Include
Payment Options
  • NSW Government Smart & Skilled Training Program 
  • Upfront Payment (with a discount), 
  • Payment by Term
  • Payment by Weekly Payment Plans

NSW Government Smart & Skilled Training Program

Subject to your eligibility, this training is subsidized by the NSW Government. TMT is an approved Smart & Skilled Provider. The cost to complete this qualification is determined by your personal circumstances and availability of the Smart & Skilled Subsidies.

NSW Smart and Skilled Subsidy Requirements

  • 15 years old or over
  • no longer at school
  • living or working in NSW
  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen.

Course Deposit

A course deposit of $500 must be paid to enrol in this course if you choose any payment options other than the NSW Government Smart & Skilled Training Program. The deposit can be paid upfront or via a weekly payment plan of $50 per week for 10 weeks. 

Makeup Kit

Students are required to purchase a student retained makeup, hair styling, lash tinting and eyelash extension kit. An extensive kit is available to purchase from our preferred supplier Kryolan Professional Make-Up for $1500 to $2,000 or alternatively you can purchase your own equivalent products through retailers such as Adore Beauty.

Work Placement

Work experience is not mandatory for this qualification; however, this is a highly practical course. We strongly recommend you undertake work experience with a suitable industry employer. You are responsible for arranging your own work experience. The course provider will also offer support and guidance to assist you.

Course Entry Requirements

TMT accepts students who are 16 and have completed year 10 or equivalent, there is no maximum age limit. If you are an international student, you must have a minimum English language level of IELTS 5 or equivalent.International Students must be at least 18 years of age.

Applicants without completing year 12 are required to do the LLN Test [Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test], this test is used to identify any supports a student might require.

Study Requirements

For full time study, this course requires 30 - 35 hours nominal hours of study per week. This consists of attending live online classroom sessions, watching video recordings, structured learning activities, including homework, assignments, assessment preparation and online study. Makeup is a practical hands-on discipline, you are required to do practical exercise and work experience at home or at commercial settings.


Are you ready to start your journey to becoming a professional make-up artist? This is an incredible opportunity for aspiring make-up lovers to turn their passion into a career. There is no better time than now to join the booming make-up industry with a wide range of jobs available to help people look and feel their very best.

Certificate III in Make-Up is a nationally accredited course that qualifies you as a professional make-up artist. During this course you will learn advanced make-up and cosmetic techniques to create a range of beauty and glamour make-up looks to give you the full confidence to launch your freelance or retail make-up career.

Travel the world with transferable skills or use your knowledge to work in an established salon or to launch your own salon business.

Certificate III in Make-up is also an ideal course for a hairdresser and a beautician who wants to expand their skills in the Beauty Industry.

Certificate III in Make-up is a great entry course for students who likes to pursue a career in Make-Up.

*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 Makeup Technicians

TMT was originally established in 1985 as an industry based boutique Makeup College. It was at the forefront of the industry being one of the only two makeup colleges in Australia delivering quality makeup courses at the time. Over the last few decades, TMT has been a strong advocate of quality industry led training and actively contributed to the development of accredited diploma and advanced diploma level makeup course training packages in Australia. It has trained thousands of makeup artists who are now working around the world. Since its establishment, the makeup industry has grown immensely and has evolved to demand more holistic soft and technical skills from graduates to meet the ever evolving and challenging role of a successful makeup artist. Beauty and Entertainment businesses also value and start demanding graduates to work across the industries with multiple skill sets. To meet this challenge, TMT has since broaden its education offering in beauty, hairdressing, marketing and business to produce all rounded graduates with confidence to take on the world stage. TMT is committed to challenge the status quo and to pioneer a new way vocational education is designed and delivered to meet the challenge of our time.
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