Makeup Artist Diploma

The Makeup Artist Diploma course is the perfect start for anyone looking to try their hand at makeup artistry. The course focuses on all aspects of the industry including how to set up a makeup kit, choosing colours and products, creating looks, and much more. The course is completely online and CPD approved so you can complete it from home at your own pace.

Course Description

You’ve heard that makeup application is an art form. Now you can learn to apply makeup like a professional and it won’t cost you a fortune. Learn how to apply make-up properly with the Makeup Artist Diploma from Joseph Skills Academy. We have combined current fashion trends, positive thinking, product knowledge and skills in this course to deliver you a comprehensive foundation in the art of applying make-up professionally.

Makeup Artist Certificate is a fast track to a career as a professional Makeup Artist, offering you the confidence, knowledge and skills to launch your career in the beauty industry.We designed this course to be fun, engaging and informative as well as a convenient way to complete CPD approved and qualified training. This is an ideal first step into the world of cosmetics, fashion and beauty.

This course is designed for people who have never studied makeup and who are looking to get their first job in the industry, or for those who wish to further their knowledge of makeup techniques. In this course we will cover the basic foundations of makeup application and technique, including how to use products, different techniques like highlighting and contouring, as well as how to achieve a variety of looks including beauty looks, fashion looks, and special effects looks.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced professional, this course will teach you all the skills that are needed to be a professional makeup artist, and we will teach them in a practical way using our own techniques and tips based on personal experience.
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Course Overview

You will be provided with an official Joseph Skills Academy Certificate upon completion of the course. You will also be able to add your certificate to your CV, and put it on your profile on LinkedIn.

Course duration

It is a 20 hours course.

Course outcome

Once you have completed your will acquire the skills and knowledge to become a successful Makeup Artist.

Entry Requirement

No entry requirement.


The pass mark for the test is 70%.

Course Detail

Module 1: What is Beauty and Makeup Artistry?

Module 2: History of Makeup

Module 3: Role of a Beauty Makeup Artist

Module 4: Skin Anatomy and Skin Care

Module 5: Tools Used by a Makeup Artist

Module 6: Working with Makeup Artist Brushes

Module 7: Skin Tone – Foundation Selection and Application

Module 8: Corrective Makeup Techniques

Module 9: Beauty Makeup Styles

Module 10: Eye Makeup

Module 11: Eyeliner Techniques

Module 12: Brow Grooming

Module 13: Lash Building Techniques/False Lash Application

Module 14: Cheek Colour Application

Module 15: Lip Colour Application

Module 16: Recent Beauty Trends

Module 17: Makeup in TV, Film and Magazines

Module 18: Hair Styling for Makeup

Module 19: Maintaining Radiant Skin

Module 20: Makeup for the Seasons

Module 21: Advanced Techniques

Module 22: Salon Management – Advertising Your Services/Business

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We would be happy to answer any question you may have. Our goal is to help you achieve the career goals you want. Call us now to speak to one of our advisors. 

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We believe that everyone has the capacity to learn, no matter where you are or what your background is. Our online courses are designed to give you the knowledge and practical skills necessary to prepare you for your new career.  Our programs can be completed 100% online, and from anywhere in the world with a computer and Internet connection. If you need help or consultation please fill the form and we would be happy to get back to you.