SHB30221 Certificate III in Make-up

Course Code
Course Name
Course Duration
Class Times
Next Intake


Certificate III in Make-up

2 Days/Nights Per Week | 20 Weeks

Day: 9:30am - 2:30pm | Night: 6pm - 9pm

July 17th 2023

This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as make-up artists to design and apply make-up for a range of purposes and occasions across the beauty, fashion, media and entertainment industries. These individuals possess a range of well-developed technical and consultation skills where discretion and judgement are required and are responsible for their own outputs. This includes working cooperatively with a range of individuals including photographers, fashion stylists and media production staff. Work is typically conducted 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.

This course provides training in the fundamentals of make-up techniques and services including:

Day Make-up

Evening & Special Occasion Make-up

Camouflage Make-up

Creative Make-up

Cosmetic Tanning

Lash & Brow Services

Eyelash Extensions

Need some advice?

Book in a meeting with Our Academy Director Tina who can walk you through the courses we offer, study options and funding options available.

Why choose SCA?

To be awarded SHB30221 Certificate III in Make-up, a student must complete a total of Fifteen (15) units of competency, consisting of:

Eight (8) core units, and;

Seven (7) elective units

These electives have been selected based on industry needs, graduate pathways and/or student and teacher feedback.

SHBBMUP009 Design and apply make-up

SHBBNLS010 Design and apply make-up for photography

SHBBMUP013 Design and apply creative make-up

SHBBRES003 Research and apply beauty industry information 

SHBXCCS008 Provide salon services to clients 

SHBXIND003 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment 

SHBXWHS003 Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices

SIRXOSM002 Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms

Entry Requirements

Students will need to demonstrate the Learning, Literacy and Numeracy skills required for this course prior to course commencement.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered via face-to-face teaching, demonstration, and practical application. Students experience a simulated workplace environment, with access to equipment, products and facilities reflecting industry practice.

2 Days/Nights Per Week | 20 Weeks

Day: 9:30am - 2:30pm | Night: 6pm - 9pm

South Coast Academy offer payment plans for all courses and are an approved Smart and Skilled Funding Provider for our Certificate Level Qualifications.

Fee for Service

Course Cost
Course Deposit

Paid upon enrolment to secure spot in course

Payment Plan
Five (5) x monthly payments $1,500.00

Charged on the first of every month.

Student Kits

The following kits are required for purchase for this course:

Make-up Brush Kit

Eyelash Extension Kit

You can find more information on student kits by clicking the button below.

Whats included

All teacher directed learning

Online Learner Management System (LMS)

Student Uniform & ID Card

Industry Product Training

All learning resources

All learning resources

Smart and Skilled Funding

SCA Offer funding options which are available for the Certificate III in Make-up subject to eligibility. Please visit the Smart and Skilled website for further information. 

The SHB30221 Certificate III in Make-up qualification teaches the fundamentals of becoming a Make-up Artist. In this qualification you could progress to the CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media.

This qualification allows many options to work in a Spa or Salon, work on photoshoots or events, or even working for yourself as a freelance Make-up Artist.

Potential career opportunities include:

Make-up Artist

Make-up Business Owner

Retail Make-up Assistant

Freelance Make-up Artist


SCA Recruitment Services

South Coast Academy offers a Recruitment Service to assist those in the Hair and Beauty industries looking for employment opportunities.

For Job Board Candidates and SCA Students, we offer:

Job Opportunity Notifications

Resume Writing Assistance

Interview Preparation

Job Ready Workshops focusing on presentation skills

Contact the Academy to book in your enrolment interview

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore.

This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

Error: No feed found.

Please go to the Instagram Feed settings page to create a feed.