SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-up

Why Study the Certificate III in Make-up?

We know that sometimes taking the first step can be the most challenging part of taking on a new skill. That’s why the Certificate III in Make-Up is a great place to start if you want to launch your career to
become a professional make-up artist.

Pathway to Further Training

Students who complete this course can enrol directly into the CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services).

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Course Information


We provide a range of ongoing study opportunities and graduates who wish to enrol in further studies may receive credit into our:

CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media

(Specialist Make-up Services)

SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy

BSB52415 Diploma of Marketing and

focus on Creative Professionals

What You will Learn About

In this course you will learn:

  • Make-up
  • Waxing
  • Airbrush techniques
  • How to advise clients on beauty products
  • Eyelash extensions and brow services

Get Job Ready

When you successfully complete this course you will have gained the skills to work in a wide range of areas within the Make-Up Industry such as:

  • Make-Up Specialist
  • Beauty Consultant
  • Cosmetic Sales Representative
  • Fashion and Photography
  • Make-Up Artist

Course Awards


SHB30215 Certificate III in Make-up

Course 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
SHBBBOS001 Apply cosmetic tanning products
SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services
SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services
SHBXCCS001 Conduct financial transactions
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions
BSBSMB304 Determine resource requirements for the micro business

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45 weeks full time.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for entry, students must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Must be aged 18 years or over.
  2. English language proficiency level of IELTS Band 5.5 or equivalent.
  3. Successful completion of Year 12 or its equivalent.

Tuition Fees (AUD)

International Students Tuition Fee – AUD$12,000

*Does not include OSHC

International Application Fee – AU$200

Click the link for more information about international students tuition fee.

For further information on fees, refer to the Fee Schedules for makeup and beauty courses.

Payment Options

Choose your payment option from Tuition Fee Payment Options.


Brisbane – Turbot Street Campus

Melbourne – Bourke St Campus

Melbourne – Flinders St Campus


Delivery Mode

Practical face-to-face classes supported by online study.


Various throughout the year.

2017 – 1st May, 1st Jul, 1st Sep

2018 – 1st Feb, 1st May, 1st Jul, 1St Sep

Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer

You are referred to the Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer which will give you the information about the credit for prior learning.

Australian Qualification Framework

Work Placement

No matter how much experience you gain in the classroom, it is still not the same as what you will learn on the job. To further develop the knowledge and practical skills that you will develop on campus, you will also complete 15 hours of work placement in a Salon Environment to give you the best possible working experience and help you get ready for your new career.