Freelance Certificate in Makeup Artistry

This course is designed to provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a 

successful, accomplished professional makeup artist.


Acorn Training Academy has selected industry relevant topics designed to teach you the

fundamentals and a wide range of makeup techniques of makeup artistry.


Our trainers will give you deeper insight into the competitive world of makeup by discussing industry experiences and knowledge, and will lead you through everything you need to know to kick start your career as a makeup artist.

Expect a hands-on, comprehensive course preparing students for the real world of working as a professional freelance makeup artist. Students will gain up-to-date tips and tricks from our trainers who are makeup artists currently working in the industry.

This course is tailored to accommodate both the aspiring beginner with no previous experience, and professional artists who are looking to brush up on their current makeup skills.

Entry requirements: There are no entry prerequisites for this qualification. Minimum age requirement is 15 yrs of age. 


Career outcomes: Freelance Makeup Artist | Airbrush makeup artist | Makeup artist for a cosmetic company | Skincare company representative | Makeup consultant | Bridal makeup artist


Makeup artist hygiene

Skin preparation

Foundation, skin type & tone

Customer service

Industry knowledge

Fundamentals of makeup

Tools of the Trade
Product usage and purpose

Corrective and camouflage techniques

Contouring and highlighting

Creating glowing skin

Eyebrow shaping

Lip application & correction

Natural beauty makeup

Bridal makeup

Smokey eyes

Glamour makeup

False eyelash application

Photography makeup for photo shoots


Getting started in the industry (invoicing, costing, networking, self-promotion, marketing, social media, branding)

Portfolio building

Professional photo shoot

* All learning materials, products and equipment are supplied including a professional makeup brush kit


How to apply

All potential students require either a face to face or phone interview to assess their suitability for the course. Upon acceptance, the student will complete the enrolment procedures.


Payment options

Cash, Credit Card, EFT, Instalments (payment plan)

Course cost: $1900

Deposit: $250 (non-refundable)

Balance: $1650



Weekly - $150 x 11 payments

Monthly - $550 x 3 payments

For enrolment enquiries please contact us via one of the below:

Phone: 0423 070 586


or via our 'course enquiries' form

August Intake

Sat 17th August 2019


1 day per week (part-time)

9:30am - 3:30pm

9 weeks 

(+ term / public holidays)

Course Fees