Shhhhh get outta here! Yeah it’s happening… Qualify Me! is teaming up with a major make up brand to bring you the best make up courses and kits!
Along with it’s current offering of RPL in hair dressing, beauty, make up, massage therapy and a myriad of other passions your heart desires, Qualify Me! will soon be offering an elearning and face to face nationally accredited professional make up artistry course.
Slap on some make up – and get paid for it!
The makeup artistry industry is highly competitive. To be successful in this sector, you need to get the “foundation” right… excuse the pun.
Qualify Me! is Australia’s leading education facilitator providing RPL and short courses in all sectors including beauty. We provide the nation’s highest rated makeup artistry and technology courses and ensure all training material meets industry and nationally accredited standards. All of our courses are specifically designed to ensure students have the knowledge, skills and experience they need to work successfully in the makeup industry.
Our makeup artistry and technology courses offer a balanced combination of theory and practical training. We ensure we maintain a consistently high standard of education through our talented team of trainers (who are celebrities in their own right) and educational specialists who have professional expertise and experience. We continually develop the theory element of our courses to ensure they maintain contemporary developments and arm our students with the knowledge and understanding they need to start a professional career within the makeup industry. Whether you are a seasoned makeup professional who is looking to update your skills, a hair dresser wishing to expand your skills or business and/or someone who is starting out in the makeup industry and would like to learn the basics, this our course has everything you would need and more.
What is Makeup Artistry?
Makeup artistry is a skilled practice that involves applying makeup and cosmetic products for a wide range of occasions and purposes. Professional makeup artists are employed in various positions and sectors including retail, film and entertainment, salons and spas, and fashion. Through using their knowledge of makeup products and aesthetic techniques, makeup artists transform facial and body features to achieve a given objective.
What You’ll Learn with Our Makeup Courses
All students who complete the Makeup Artist Diploma will study the designing and applying makeup diploma and will have exposure to a wide range of course materials that covers the fundamental elements of makeup artistry.
Both the online and face-to-face makeup courses will teach you the skills you need to create flawless makeup applications for a range of occasions, skin types, cultures, and ages. We cover everything from bridal makeup and fashion aesthetics through to special effects makeup and camouflage. Our expert team of trainers will teach you all the basic skills you will need to be a successful makeup artist including both the practical application methods and the finer touches that will ensure your clients have a positive experience when working with you. Once you complete all key requirements of the course, you will graduate with the skills, personal attributes and qualities you will need to carve out a successful career for yourself in the beauty industry.
In addition to the practical and soft skills you will develop on this course, we will also teach you the basics of skincare treatments and makeup types and how to match makeup application with skin tones and the demands of various occasions.
We pride ourselves on delivering much more than a basic education in the application of makeup. We offer training of the highest standard in a fun and collegiate environment. The courses we provide are specifically designed to provide you with all the skills, knowledge and experiences you will need to progress to a successful career in the beauty industry.
Working as a professional makeup artist can be fun, glamorous, and exciting. However, it also involves hard work, long hours and patience. Providing you are dedicated to your education and invest the hours needed to develop your career and your client base, you will find a number of amazing opportunities are available to you, including the following:
- Applying makeup for weddings, birthdays and other special occasions
- Working on models for fashion editorials
- Working behind the scenes at national and international fashion weeks
- Applying makeup for theatre productions, shows, movies and other forms of entertainment
- Working with photographers to create editorial looks
Some makeup artists travel the world while working on a variety of exciting projects and meet many fascinating people during the process of their career. Others go on to start their own businesses and enjoy flexible working hours, being their own boss, and managing their own work schedule. Many makeup artists even go on to become teachers themselves or to write their own books.
Tips and Tricks for Being a Success in the Makeup Industry
If you’re looking to develop a successful career in the makeup industry, consider taking the following actions:
- Invest in your learning by practicing application techniques on your friends and family on a regular basis.
- Secure part-time work on a makeup counter while completing your qualification. Many makeup firms offer in-house training to their staff, and this will enhance your experience.
- Gain further exposure by signing up as a volunteer at fashion weeks.
- Develop a strong network with other makeup professionals and industry experts.
- Apply for internships so that you have an opportunity to advance your on-the-job skills.
- Start your own blog through which you share information about makeup and cosmetics.
- Remain professional and committed at all times, especially when dealing with high-profile clients.
If you would like to study makeup application at a professional level, you will find further information about the various options that are available here.