SHB30215 Certificate III in Make Up



Certificate III in Make-up has been designed to reflect the role of individuals who are competent in communicating in the workplace, interacting with customers, demonstrating, applying and selling make-up and retail skin care products, and will possess a range of well-developed technical and consultation skills where discretion and judgement is 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.

Training is at the college in a salon setting, with a mix of practical work on clients, written work, workshops, and group discussion. Assessment includes theory work, demonstration of skills & participation in salon duties, written and or oral tests. All practical assessments will be required to be carried out on paying members of the public.



                     Open learners

                                Full time 8 months

                                Part time up to12 months depending on attendance days selected


Pre-requisite:     None

Offered to:       Open learners



Cost:             All learners contact college




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This course is suitable for learners wishing to enter the makeup sector of the beauty industry. Students completing this course will typically 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.


15 units must be completed:

  • 9 core units

  • 6 elective units

Core Units

   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 

   SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services
   SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions

   SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

   SHBFAS001 Provide lash and brow treatments

   BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

   SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services



This is a practical qualification with a lot of hands-on assessment and mandatory hours that learners must complete before obtaining a successful completion of this qualification. All skills assessments will be required to be carried out on paying members of the public.