About Australian College of Specialist Make-up

There are many reasons to enrol at ACSM. You’ll learn so much about the industry, have fun while learning and finish with a valued qualification in a field you’re passionate about. What could be better?


The Australian College of Specialist Make-up was established in 1986. This longevity in the field has gained us valuable experience and knowledge. We enjoy an outstanding reputation and our graduates are in high demand within Australia and overseas.

We offer full-time, part-time, and weekend courses that start at various times throughout the academic year. There is something to suit every lifestyle and career aspiration.


Our campus is located on Stirling Street in Perth and it has a number of bright and spacious training rooms, perfect for creating productive, learning environments.

Although independent, we are thrilled to be partnered with leading brands, enabling us to work with the latest makeup technology and equipment. Our close connections within the industry also mean that once you’re ready to start applying for jobs, we offer excellent career opportunities.


ACSM students work with quality makeup brands such as MAC® and Kryolan®.


Our training facilities are custom designed and equipped to create the best possible learning environments.


Restricted class numbers enables us to recognise and assist with students’ individual needs to enable them to reach the high standards needed to be the best in the industry.

Our lecturers deliver quality training of the highest standard and are fully qualified in their field of expertise.


We offer support and assistance with work experience and employment opportunities through our networking with industry professionals. As we use industry specialists MAC® and Kryolan® products, graduates’ employability is increased.