The SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-up is for aspiring make-up artists who will not only apply make-up, but will also design it for a range of different purposes and occasions across the beauty, fashion, media and entertainment industries.

Studying this course will set you up to possess a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills where discretion and judgement are required. 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 including make-up studios, retail cosmetic counters, fashion and media sets and photography studios.

Upon successful completion of the SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-up, graduates can choose to further their knowledge by studying the CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media, click here for more information on this course.

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    • Completion of year 10 OR
    • Successful completion of a Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) test, OR
    • Successful completion of Australian Qualification Framework Certificate IV or higher

  • 4,500


  • Make-up Brush Kit
  • Uniform
  • Digital Textbook
  • 36 Week Course
  • One day a week (9am-4:30pm) on-campus

  • MAKE-UP ARTIST | Self-employed / employed by a cosmetic company
  • Part time
  • Mixed mode: mixture of online theory units and face to face practical

  • Unit Code Unit 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
    SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions
    SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services
    SHBBMUP007 Work collaboratively on make-up productions
    ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
    CUAMUP403 Style hair for performances or productions
    CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

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