Certificate III in Make-up SHB30215

Course Information

  • Program Code SHB30215
  • CRICOS Code 096341G
  • Study Mode Classroom Based | Salon training
  • Course Duration 56 weeks

Course Overview

The Certificate III in Make Up is ideal for people who want to work in the beauty industry as a Make-Up Artist. This comprehensive course will give you lots of practical experience in our training salon working on real clients. The course covers extensive make-up skills including airbrush and camouflage make-up, lash & brow services and design and apply make-up for photography.

Skills Covered

On completion, candidates will be competent to provide services including;

  • Airbrush make-up
  • Creative make-up application
  • Design and apply Make-up
  • Managing your own business
  • Waxing & Tinting
  • Beauty salon training


Assessment methods may include:

  • Written and oral assessment
  • Demonstration/ Observation
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Workplace case studies

Units of competency

The SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-up Artistry requires 15 units of competency

UnitUnit Description
SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information
SHBXCCS002 Provide salon services to clients
SHBXWHS001 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
SHBXPSM003 Promote a personal services business
SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBBFAS002 Provide facial treatments and skin care recommendations
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
SHBBMUP007 Work collaboratively on make-up productions


  • Must be of 18 years of age
  • Successful completion of a Pre-training review with NAHB
  • English proficiency levels of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent or completion of a Literacy, Language and Numeracy (LLN) assessment
  • Completion of Year 12 or equivalent


  • SHB40115 Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
  • SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy


Make-up Artists collaborate with a range of individuals including photographers, fashion stylists and media production staff. They work as part of a team or on a freelance basis in settings such as make-up studios, retail cosmetic counters, fashion and media sets, and photography studios.

Graduates from the Certificate III will have the following opportunities;

  • Freelance Make-Up Artist
  • Cosmetic counter advisor
  • Fashion and editorial make-up artist


Tuition Fee $9,750.00
Learning Resources, Materials & Kits $1,130.00
Admission Fee $250.00
Total Course Fee $11,130.00