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Certificate III in Make-Up

SHB30215

Certificate III in Make-Up SHB30215

Course Overview

Imagine being responsible for make-up on the latest and greatest blockbuster movie. The Certificate III in Make-Up will prepare stuents for a career as a Specialist Makeup Artist, where they will be able to design and apply make-up across a range of exciting industries including beauty, fashion, media and entertainment.

Students will learn a range of makeup techniques, from basic makeup application through to creative techniques and airbrushing.

GOTAFE have fully operational Beauty Salons available to members of the public to come and enjoy discounted treatments whilst students practice, gain experience and complete practical observation assessments.

Please note: the information on this page is relevant for 2022 enrolments.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We've had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we're currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Career Pathways

This course will prepare students to work as a Makeup Artist. Qualified Makeup Artists can work as part of a team, or on a freelance basis. Students might work in a studio, at a retail cosmetic counter, in fashion media or photography studios, or as a freelancer working with clients for weddings and special events.

Armed with these essential beauty skills, they wll have the opportunity to take their skills to any location and work across different creative industries like fashion, film and television.

Work as a Makeup Artist is typically conducted during the week and weekends. Late nights and weekend work will be included in salon hours.
The type of work can be very strenuous and physical especially eyelash extensions.

Treatments students will be able to perform after they gain their qualification are:

  • Spray Tanning
  • Eyelash Extensions
  • Lash and Brow Tinting
  • Creative Make Up
  • Photography Make Up
  • Airbrush Make Up
  • Camouflage Make Up.

Further Study

After graduating, students might like to undertake further study in:

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Blended - Starts on 07/02/2022 - 3 days Mon Tues Thurs - 9.30am to 4pm / 2022

VETDSS - Starts on 02/02/2022 - 1 day wk - Wed - 9am to 3.20pm / 2022

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Blended - Starts on 07/02/2022 - 3 days Mon Tues Thurs - 9.30am to 4pm / 2022

VETDSS - Starts on 02/02/2022 - 1 day wk - Wed - 9am to 3.20pm / 2022

1. Subsidised Standard
$4,357.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$871.00
3. Full Fee
$5,605.00
Course Materials
$2,025.00
Student Services Fees (per year)
$85.00

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.

Please note that the fees on this webpage, for this particular course:

  • are correct at the time of publishing for those enrolling in 2022 and may change without notice.
  • will be discussed with applications as part of the application process to ensure it is understood what is being paid for and which fee rates they may be eligible for.

Course Fees consist of 3 different components:

  1. Student Tuition Fee - cover the costs of training and assessment. These fees vary across courses and are calculated based on a rate per nominal hour enrolled in. The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Circumstances may include:
    1. an individual’s eligibility for Victorian (Skills First) and Commonwealth government-funded training
    2. an individual’s eligibility for concession rates on Victorian (Skills First) and Commonwealth government-funded training
    3. ineligible individuals who are required to pay the full fees for tuition and other costs.
  2. Material Fee - where applicable, cover the costs of classroom consumables, handouts and booklets, e-Learning resources and associated license access fees and excursions.
  3. Student Services Fee (SSF) – contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF is a non-refundable annual fee that does not apply to short course participants.

Additionally, some courses require students to purchase or supply textbooks, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

GOTAFE offers a range of payment options to help you pay your fees.
Learn more about fees, charges, refunds and payment options

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Complete a Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) online test to ensure the required literacy & numeracy levels for the course are met.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review by interview to ensure the course suits their needs and aspirations, and that they are likely to complete the course successfully.

It is recommended that applicants have:

  • A professional manner, considerate and mature taking into consideration the personal nature of some treatments
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Strong communication skills are essential
  • The ability to work autonomously
  • Physical skills appropriate to the job role

Technology requirements:

  • Access to a computer with a reliable internet connection
  • Webcam
  • Headset


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
SHBBMUP001
Apply eyelash extensions
SHBBMUP007
Work collaboratively on make-up productions
SHBXCCS001
Conduct salon financial transactions

Assessment methods may include:

  • Written knowledge assessments
  • Knowledge quizzes
  • Practical treatment portfolio assessments
  • Practical demonstration/observation

There are no exams, we have some knowledge tests to ensure students have a good understanding of important information but this will not count towards their successful completion of the course.

Assessment due dates and re-submit:

  • All written knowledge theory work will be due two weeks after the final day of delivery.
  • Practical portfolios/research tasks will have a due date of 4-6 week past the final day of delivery.
  • Assessment tasks must be handed in on time to reduce the stress to both student and trainer.
  • If a students first attempt at an assessment is deemed non satisfactory they will be given feedback and a second attempt to rectify their responses.

Sarah Chircop

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions. Students are encouraged to attend all timetabled days, face-to-face sessions and participate in all classroom activities.

All learning resources and uniforms are covered in the courses materials cost. Students will receive kits as part of their material fees in their course fees. All materials and equipment we have onsite in our salons. If a student has allergies or particularly sensitive skin, they may need to bring in their own products.

Study modes:

On-campus: This course will be delivered over 6 months, 3 days a week, generally from 9am - 4pm. Students will also be required to attend additional 10 days for assessment and salon requirements. Their trainer will issue them with a timetable before they begin their course which will include all the days they are required to attend.

VETDSS: Students will attend on-campus classes 1 day a week over a two year period.

Traineeship: If this qualification is undertaken as a traineeship there can be a mix of classroom and workplace training conducted. This will be based on a case by case situation and delivery plan will be developed with the student, trainer and salon owner to ensure the training delivered best suits the workplace/business the trainee is employed at.

Placement: External placement is always a great idea and experience but not a mandatory requirement

In class attendance:

  • Students must bring all equipment and theory books each day unless notified by the trainer.
  • A GOTAFE Beauty tunic will be required to be worn everyday while on campus; it will be supplied to students
  • Underneath the tunic students can wear black pants, or 3/4 pants. No denim, active wear or tights are to be worn underneath uniform.
  • Wear closed-in shoes at all times
  • We also suggest Minimal jewellery
  • Hair will need to be up in a bun
  • If uniforms or correct clothing are not worn in relation to OH&S and professionalism a student will not be able to attend class
  • Attendance is compulsory

Other committments:

  • Assist with sourcing models for practical classes
  • Participate in salon days

To note:

  • We have an intensive orientation/information session for students prior to commencing first day of delivery. This will include session with our ICT department, library services and student support services so students are fully aware of everything we have to offer and have all questions answered prior to starting. This will also be where timetables and expectations are discussed.
  • Students under the age of 18: Due to some of the treatments we perform that requires the client to be in a state of undress, we will need to meet with parents or caregiver/s to explain the treatments and gain their informed consent. We are a TAFE that hold child safe standards at high regard and proper practice will be followed in relation to consent and treatments. This is applicable to anyone under the age of 18 performing or receiving certain treatments.
  • Electives: All electives have been chosen in consultation with industry to ensure our training package meets industry needs and enables our students to be the most employable that they can be. All units must be completed to gain the full qualification.
  • Students will not be required to touch feet

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Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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