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  • SHB30215

Certificate III in Make-Up

At a glance

At a glance

Set yourself on the path to gain employment in the make-up industry. This course will equip you with the practical skills to launch your career as a make-up artist.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Make-up Artist
COURSE OUTCOME

SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-Up

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Course overview

Course overview

Embark upon a career in make-up and turn your passion for making people look and feel great, into a career in the thriving beauty industry. The beauty services industry is projected to grow within Australia over the next five years. Many hair and beauty service providers are looking to expand their service offering to offer consumers an all inclusive package - make-up, hair, beauty and nails. Train at TAFE Queensland, and our industry connected teachers will guide, develop and refine your make-up skills to gain that professional edge.

During this course you will learn make-up application techniques from foundation skills through to advanced techniques such as photographic, airbrushing, remedial camouflage and creative makeup. Collaboration with hair stylists, photographers, beauty therapists and other make-up artists while training at TAFE Queensland will further enhance your skills to tint lashes and brows, apply eye lash extensions, and create the perfect tanned look for your clients for special occasions, photo shoots, and more.

Successful completion of the course will qualify your to work as a make-up artist 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.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
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

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Greater Brisbane
SHBBFAS001
Provide lash and brow services
SHBBMUP001
Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBMUP007
Work collaboratively on make-up productions
SHBXCCS001
Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBBCCS001
Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBBOS001
Apply cosmetic tanning products
Wide Bay Burnett / Sunshine Coast
SHBBBOS001
Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBFAS001
Provide lash and brow services
SHBBMUP001
Apply eyelash extensions
SHBXCCS001
Conduct salon financial transactions
SIRRMER001
Produce visual merchandise displays
SHBBCCS001
Advise on beauty products and services
Darling Downs and South West
SHBBBOS001
Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBHRS001
Provide waxing services
SHBBCCS001
Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBFAS001
Provide lash and brow services
SHBBNLS001
Provide manicure and pedicare services
SHBXCCS001
Conduct salon financial transactions

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

It is highly recommended that students have basic literacy, numeracy and computer skills or equivalent to Year 10, turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You are responsible for meeting the minimum standard of dress. This includes having access to and wearing a black shirt, black pants (no leggings or jeans), and enclosed shoes.

You may also be required to purchase TAFE Queensland branded uniform items. More details will be provided at enrolment or during orientation.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland