industry READY makeup certificate Course


Considering a career change? Then this course is for you.

Courses are in depth covering all aspects of make up artistry. Students are considered for this course based on their passion for make up and commitment to studying two days per week for 15 weeks.

This course is designed for those wanting to pursue a career in the Makeup Industry. Artists at Play  Courses are designed teach students the fundamentals of makeup artistry through to advanced and specialised techniques that will give a well rounded education, hands on experience and career pathways in all facets of the Industry. The programme is designed with a practical and professional learning approach with over 160 hours of artistry training and business development.

Students who show a very keen interest, dedication and motivation are often chosen to be given the opportunity to be apart of major shoots and events such as Perth Fashion Festival, Runway Shows, Editorial campaigns, Masterclasses working under direction of internationally renowned artists Carol Mackie and Hendra Widjaja – giving you a jump-start into the industry and future career!

Artists at Play offers a wide range of work experience and oppertibites for our students. As the Official Sponsor for Perth Fashion Festival Artists at Play direct and work on over 30+ Fashion Shows per year, Students are invited to assist backstage at these events. We also offer on the job training with our lecturers assisting on photoshoots, bridal services and freelancing opportunities.
Artists at Play students have also worked on independent films, television commercials and gained hands on experience at Channel 7 and 9.
Students are chosen based on there performance in class and throughout the duration of the course. Upon graduation students can apply to the Artists at Play Backstage team where we can continue to provide experience and opportunities throughout the industry.

Class sizes are small and intimate (max 8 per class) to ensure you have the highest standard of training and whilst studying at Artists at Play and the most one on one training available to you with your lecturer.

No previous experience is required to enrol just a passion for makeup artistry and a commitment to the execution of the course. Upon completion successful students will receive an industry recognised certificate. If you would like to visit our studio’s and meet our highly qualified and friendly lecturers we can set up a meeting. Contact us today to start your makeup education and future career!

Artists@play Industry Recognised certificate given on competency of completion.

DURATION 15 weeks  – 2 days a week Monday/Tuesday or Thursday/Friday

30 weeks  – 1 day per week Wednesday

HOURS 10am – 4pm

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ACCREDITATION An Australian industry recognised certificate is issued for this course
COURSE COST Please contact us for course pricing options. Payment Plans available
DEPOSIT A  deposit of 50% is required to secure a place
REQUIRMENTS Minimum age requirement is 16, take pride in their appearance with a desire to succeed, have the capability to undertake and pass the Industry Ready  course. Kits  and Brushes are available for purchase with enrolment
UNIFORM Black attire



The first block is an introduction to all the different aspects of make-up and from day one you will start your practical experience. Weeks 1-3

  • Becoming an Artist
  • Kit building and hygiene
  • International and local artists
  • Inspiration
  • Perfecting Foundation
  • Skin care and analysis
  • Colour theory
  • Face and eye shapes
  • Highlighting and contouring


The second block is designed for students to take their skills to the next level. Weeks 3-6

  • Bridal Trends
  • Careers: Bridal as a Business
  • Celebrity Style
  • Social Media and its influence
  • Perfecting eyeliner
  • Brows
  • Lash Applications
  • Careers: Freelancing and commercial
  • Mature Skin
  • Oriental Beauty and Asian Trends
  • Depth of Colour on skin
  • Smokey eyes
  • Careers: Retail and Cosmetic Beauty Advisors


The third module is advanced editorial techniques Weeks 6-9

  • Brow blocking
  • International and Australian Fashion weeks
  • Runway and Backstage
  • Design face charts for runway
  • Backstage speed and applications
  • Pro Products
  • Advanced contouring and highlighting
  • Graphic eye lining techniques
  • Male Grooming


The fourth module Weeks 9-12

  • Era and Period Makeup
  • Media / High Definition TV makeup
  • SFX
  • Body Painting
  • Airbrushing
  • Hair Styling for Makeup Artists


The fourth module Weeks 12-15

  • Careers: Editorial
  • Brief to Conception
  • Macro Beauty
  • Working with models, photographers, stylists and talent
  • Trends
  • Photoshoot i
INDUSTRY READY 15-WEEK COURSE Thursday & Friday 10 am – 4pm 14th February 2019
Monday & Tuesday 10 am – 4pm 13th May 2019
Thursday & Friday 10am – 4pm 6th June 2019
INDUSTRY READY 30-WEEK COURSE Wednesday 10 am – 4pm 13th March 2019
Monday- Friday 10am – 4pm 7th January 2019
Monday- Friday 10am – 4pm 2019 Future Dates TBC

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