Make-up Application: Comprehensive Certificate Course

The Make-Up Application: Comprehensive Certificate is the 3rd and final level in our Make-Up Programme. This course deals with all of the aspects of Make-Up Application.

Course Summary

Award type:
Comprehensive Certificate
Accredited by:
Not Applicable
19 Months
Entrance Requirement:


This module will teach students how to correctly use the English language for business it covers everything from email to presentations to listening skills


      • Introduction to communication
      • Non-verbal communication
      • Business writing
      • Speaking, listening and reading skills
      • Meetings
      • Presentations
      • Work readiness

This subject teaches you about the human body anatomy. You will learn about the various systems in the human body and each of their functions. This knowledge will help you in your career as a Nail Care Professional to better serve the customer. Systems like:


  • The nervous system
  • Skin, hair and nails

This chapter gives you a good introduction into the beauty industry and how to conduct yourself professionally in the salon environment. It will also talk about how to prepare for your consultation with a client, which is one of the most important elements you need to master as a beauty therapist. The subject contains the following chapters:

    1. You the therapist
    2. You and your client

A big part of being a nail care professional has to do with interactions with customers. This subject prepares you for those service based interactions to improve your:


    • Customer satisfaction
    • Professionalism

Getting started as a nail care professional requires a good amount of networking to market your business and service. This subject teaches you how to do that and as a result you will be able to:


  • Build networking relationships
  • Use various networking techniques and platforms

If you are planning on starting your own business with your nail care then this subject will teach you how. Entrepreneurship teaches you how to do a business plan and what goes into running a business. By the end of this subject you will know how to:


  • Identify the need for a business
  • Planning behind starting and running a business.

Managing your finance is key for any business. So this subject teaches you the key concept of the accounting cycle and finance management. At the end of this module you will be able to:


    • Read and understand a balance sheet
    • Income statements
    • Budgeting

Before you start to apply make-up to the face there is a lot you need to know. We start with module with a look at the anatomy of the face; the facial bones, shapes and muscles. You will then learn what tools you need to apply make-up, and how to care for those tools.  It then discusses use of colour, foundation, concealer and how to contour a face with make-up. The subject contains the following chapters:

  1. The anatomy of the face
  2. Tools and requirements before applying make up
  3. Vigorous colours
  4. Using foundation and concealers
  5. The wonders of contouring

You will now learn how to apply make-up to the eyes and lips, as well as what make-up is appropriate for clients of different ages. You will then look at make-up for special occasions such as weddings and black tie events and then look at different styles of make-up that you can start to experiment with, as you get confident in this subject. 

This subject contains the following chapters:

  1. Spectacular eyes
  2. Lovely lips
  3. Perfection at every age
  4. Special occasions
  5. Favourite classics