Foundation Makeup Diploma

Classroom Course

£300 including starter kit, training manual, materials, assessment and certification

Booking fee required


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Course Overview

On this course you will learn the basic skills in professional makeup artistry.

Course Structure


1 Day Practical in the Classroom, 9.30 –4.30, followed by 10case studies.  We will provide you with a model for the practical and assessment.

Everything you need to learn this treatment is included in this course and will receive a course manual.

Dress Code

Please dress in all black.


Course Content

Foundation Course includes intensive, hands-on, makeup training, providing basic training in professional makeup skills and artistry. This course also provides training in professional makeup skills covering; Day, Evening and Special Occasion looks, leading to industry recognised qualifications. The course is balanced between demonstrations and hands-on practical lessons.

  • Contraindications
  • Preparation of the work area and the client
  • Hygiene, Health & Safety
  • Consultation and timings including Data protection
  • Skin types
  • Skin analysis
  • How to prepare the skin
  • Colour matching
  • Product knowledge
  • Basic contouring
  • Flawless skin
  • Smokey eye
  • Sticking on eye lash extensions


Following on from the 1 days of intensive training, students will complete an at home study program using the course notes provided and complete a training portfolio of evidence including a practical case studies, plus approximately 10 make-up looks to complete on family and friends.
On completion of the programme, you will receive an industry recognised qualification.

For all make-up courses –

You will receive a basic brush set in your kit if you have your own professional make-up brushes please bring with you.

  • Leading fashion brands provided for classrooms. Including; Bobbi Brown, Nars, Inglot, Mac, Illamasqua, Make-up for Ever, Laura Mercier…
  • The minimum age for entry to this course is 18 years
  • Skin care, Cleanser, wipes and disposable items – are included

Please note:

You will be required to bring a digital photographic device(phone/camera) to keep a record of your work. Please backup your photographs regularly during the course.
All students will be working on each other. If you have problematic skin, or cannot be worked on for any other reason, you will be required to bring in a model to replace yourself.

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