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Retail Cosmetics

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dream job fast.

Retail Cosmetics

Be your

beautiful self

Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics - SHB20121

Our experienced educators get up close and personal with this intensive makeup training. You will learn the key aspects in either 5 days or 10 evenings and is directed at those looking to gain employment in the make-up industry as a qualified make-up artist.


Subjects covered during this course will include makeup techniques including application of foundation, concealer, camouflage. Contouring, shading and highlighting. Lip and eye techniques (include smokey eye, glamour eye, socket eye etc.) and colour therapy.


Occasion based make ups including bridal make-up, special occasion make-up, fashion print media make-up, photographic make-up and day, evening make-up.

Start my career in makeup.


You are required to attend all training classes, choose from either 5-days or 10-evenings. The training classes run regularly throughout the year, please check out the short course class timetable summary for more details on upcoming course dates. You will complete assignment for each unit at comfort of your own home, submit them in when they are completed. You will have assistance and support at all time, even on the weekends, you can contact the tutor by phone or email if you need help with your study.


  • Attendance record - class attendance

  • Practical assessments

  • Assignments


We have two annual intakes each year mid year and new year
See our calendar of enrolments and holidays.


There are no prerequisites required to commence this course. 

Tuition Fees

Course is $4,500. Includes $500 deposit, non-refundable.

  • Pay in full - Payment needs to be made in full at least one week prior to course commencement date

  • Flexi Payment Plan - Fee can be paid by installments, as long as the full amount is paid one (1) week prior to course commencement date.


The fee above covers the cost for all module notes and use of all products, disposables in the Academy. A professional makeup starter kit with brush set, products and tools used for makeup is included. Photo shot by professional photographer, and one professional photo.

International Qualification

We train you with both national and international syllabus, so that your new skills and standards will allow you to sit for international examinations on beauty therapies and make-up artistry right after you have completed the training with us. This is exclusive to ABTA full time students only.

ITEC Certificate in Makeup

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Units of Competency

To achieve a Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics a total of fifteen (15) units must be completed.

SHBBMUP002 Design and apply make-up

SHBXCCS001 Conduct salon financial transactions

SHBXIND001 Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment

SHBXCCS004 Recommend products and services

SHBXIND002 Communicate as part of a salon team

SIRRMER001 Produce visual merchandise displays

SIRXIND003 Organise personal work requirements

SIRXSLS001 Sell to the retail customer

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

SHBBCCS001 Advise on beauty products and services

SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions

SHBBSKS001 Pierce ear lobes

SHBBRES001 Research and apply beauty industry information

SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography

SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

Ready to

dazzle 'em?

Express yourself everyday

with a Makeup career




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