Certificate III in Makeup Course SHB30215

Would you like to work in the exciting world of makeup and beauty? Gain the practical skills to kick off a creative career in this dynamic industry by completing the Certificate III in Makeup (SHB30215). This online makeup course will provide you with the fundamental professional skills and knowledge you need for a successful career in makeup and beauty. The e-learning platform is complemented with scheduled live Zoom classes by our teachers. Once you’ve finished, you’ll be able to express your talent at events such as weddings, formals, photoshoots and makeup counter demonstrations.

You’ll learn a variety of makeup skills, from creative to airbrush and photography makeup, in a professional studio environment with highly skilled trainers. Students in year 11 or 12 may undertake this course as part of the VET in schools program, to contribute towards their Higher School Certificate.

Makeup School Sydney is a boutique makeup college and is a Registered Training Organisation specialising in the delivery of Sydney makeup courses for makeup artists. The Nationally Recognised Certificate III in Makeup SHB30215 provides you with the technical and practical skills to work in any aspect of the industry and you train in a lively studio that is fully equipped for makeup professionals.

Jay Jay is the founder and director of Makeup School Sydney. She has 25 years experience in professional makeup working with international models, photographers and high-profile celebrities.

Makeup School Sydney now offers the 3 month full-time accredited makeup course online, the Certificate III (SHB30215) in Makeup, for $4700,-
Monthly payment plans and study loans available.

We are partnered with STUDY LOANS for any financial assistance needed.

To learn more and to find out eligibility


Course Intro

This 3 months accredited Certificate lll in Makeup course offers you to become the full time Makeup artist to do any makeup for Bridal, Fashion, Formal, TV or Film, to be a Brand Ambassador or to create your own business from home as we offer many new Beauty units within this course, especially the Eyelash extensions course which creates a lot of return business.

The course includes all study materials, your own Professional Makeup Kit and Eyelash Extensions Kit.

The course will offer you an Accredited nationally recognised Certificate lll in Makeup

Duration/Time table

You can choose to follow the Zoom classes on Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10 am and 2pm each for 2 hours for theory as we go through the training manual together ( 3 month duration ) or you can choose to do all the theory self paced then you have a member ship up to one year.

The Practical classes are 2 weekends a month and all dates are on your online portal in the Calendar, these repeat every 3 months, you are welcome to return for more classes if you find you need more in class practice.
The calendar in Makeup School Sydney E-learning will help you stay on track of Zoom and in class dates and motivate to you complete assessments on time.


All benchmarks have to be met of the following 15 Units of competency via theory online and practical observations in class :

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

Elective Units

SHBBBOS001 – Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBXCCS001 – Conduct salon financial transactions
SHBBCCS001 – Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBFAS001 – Provide lash and brow services
SHBBMUP001 – Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBHRS001 – Provide waxing services

The Teacher will assess you via your Assessment portal online which are uploaded digitally written assessments/ Training book activities ( open book is accepted), also via in class observations or uploaded photos and videos of work completed from home. ( we are a paperless school).

We advise practice at home as well as in class for this you will need a model. This can be a friend or family member. Besides reading the necessary theory and completing activities, there are many detailed demonstration videos online and in class to help you gain excellent makeup skills and after you upload your photo evidence, we will personally provide you with constructive feedback to adjust your mistakes.

If you need a model in class we can assist you with this most models model for free for the beauty Units some ask for a fee of $50 per 3 hours if needed for makeup practice.


Location of the course is at 161 Elizabeth Street in the City entrance next to the reception.

Course Cost

This course is $4700 which can be paid in 4 lots or in one go.
$1000 on enrolment and then $1233.33 payment over the 3 months on set dates.
Students will have to sign an agreed payment plan.
Makeup School Sydney also offers you payment options with Humm (payment 10 lots ) or Credit card.

Below a few examples of the looks you will learn within the course.

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Looking forward to meet you to start your new career at Makeup School Sydney.