Project Description

Make-Up Artistry

PLSS Code: 286001
Coordinator:Sara Ashmore

The world of the professional Make-Up Artist offers many exciting national and international career options. Our Make-Up Artistry course will provide you with a range of professional skills and knowledge to help you launch your career.

This exciting course covers all aspects of professional MakeUp Artistry that include High Fashion Make-Up, Make-Up for Theatre, TV and Film, Special Effects Make-up and Postiche. You’ll learn Make-Up techniques, developing skills that respond to various contexts and briefs. You will use our professional facilities, and top-end products including Inglot and others.

You’ll find that this course can prepare for direct entry to work, or to a range of Higher Education studies.

What Makes This Course Special

  • High-level professional skills training
  • Highly experienced Make-Up team
  • Real-work projects
  • Visiting Make-Up Artists
  • Outstanding facilities
  • Excellent progression routes and career options

Course Content

  • Airbrush Make-Up
  • Fashion & Photographic Make-Up
  • Media and Theatrical Make-up
  • Creative Hair
  • Eyelash, Brow Tinging, Brow Shaping
  • Special Make-Up Effects
  • Face & Body Paint
  • Camouflage Make-up

Progress to further study and careers including:

  • Fashion Make-Up Artist
  • Make-up Consultant
  • Product Representative
  • Special-effects Make-up Artist
  • Theatre Make-up Artist
  • TV & Film Make-up Artist
  • Wedding & Events Make-up Artist
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Entry Requirements

Standard entry requirements.

City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical , Special Effects Hair and Media Make-up. 3003-34

Standard registration and other Awarding bodies  (see costs, fees and finance) and City & Guilds Exam Costs €240

Additional Costs
Make-up Kit €254
SFX Kit €100
General Kit
€100 average price
Books €50 average price
A3 Pocket Display €6
Prosthetic Piece €25
Uniform Pack Required €30 average price


Garda Vetting
See the Garda Vetting details on the Entry Requirements Page

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Early Interview Option