About the course

About the course

Model your career as a makeup professional with our makeup course, which equips you with the skills and knowledge required to succeed as a makeup artist.  

During our makeup course you'll learn how to design and apply makeup, style hair for special occasions, airbrush makeup, photography and apply remedial camouflage across the beauty, fashion, media and entertainment industries.

As a makeup artist you’ll typically work as part of a team or as a freelance artist in settings such as makeup studios, retail cosmetic counters, fashion, media sets and photography studios.

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Intake Dates & Course Length


February (part time), May and July (full time)

Full time: 6 months

Part time: 12 months (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)

For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page

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Career Outcomes


After successful completion of our makeup course you can apply for positions at photography & make-up studios, salons and retail cosmetic counters, or chose to work as a freelancer

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Entry Requirements


You must:

  • be at least 17 years of age, or mature-age
  • have successfully completed Year 11
  • have sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the course
  • possess excellent people skills

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Applying


Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

Pathways & Accreditation


Successful completion of our makeup course will enable you to apply for our Diploma of Screen and Media (specialist makeup) course or Diploma of Beauty Therapy course. You may be eligible for credit from previous study.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

Fees & Finance Options


This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $2,277.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $455.00
Full Tuition Fee $5,566.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities*$155.00
Core Skills Support**$75.00
Annual Material Fees$1,570.00
Retain Course Items***No fee applies
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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