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Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is the entry level qualification to the makeup industry. You will learn a range of skills under the guidance of our industry experts to start a career within the dynamic cosmetic retail environment.  

The course has been designed for those wanting to develop skills and knowledge to sell, demonstrate and apply cosmetics products to an industry standard. It consists of 15 core subject areas providing you with the skills and knowledge to operate within a cosmetic retail environment.


Diploma of Screen and Media in Specialist Make-up Services

Get ready for a big, non-stop, action packed course! The Diploma of Screen and Media in Specialist Make-up Services covers makeup and hair for film, television, fashion, editorial and special effects and is the highest qualification you can receive in Australia. For those passionate about the art of makeup effects, character and creature makeup, the Diploma of Screen and Media is the course for you.


Certificate III in Beauty Services

The Certificate III in Beauty Services is the perfect introduction into the Beauty Industry. Become a highly employable beautician with the latest industry skills and techniques.

Learn core salon subjects such as lash and brow treatments, cosmetic tanning, makeup and mani pedis, and then choose from elective subjects such as eyelash extensions and intimate waxing.


Basic Makeup

The Basic Makeup short course is perfect for those wanting to master the foundations of makeup application. This is a hands on course where you will be taught face-to-face by one of our expert makeup artists. Small class sizes make for an exciting and fun learning environment, where you can practice what you learn straight away, doing what you love!

You will learn a wide range of techniques including how to: perform makeup consultations, correctly analyse face shapes and features, colour theory, as well as skin types and cleansing. You’ll also be taught a variety of evening makeup looks, including the classics like a smokey eye, winged liner, and red lips. Day Makeup looks cover nude tones and natural colours to softly enhance the features.