Make-Up Essentials Training Course

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Our Make Up Essentials Training Course is ideal for complete beginners looking to take the first step towards an exciting career in make-up artistry. The course will focus on practical skills and you will quickly learn how to provide a variety of basic make-up application techniques used to create day and special occasion looks.  Health, safety and hygiene will of course be embedded in the training day.

It is an excellent course choice for those who have a personal interest in make-up, to consolidate their self-taught knowledge and skills and enable them to gain a certificate in order to gain insurance to deliver make-up treatments to clients, friends or family.

Upon completion of our Make Up Essentials course, our advanced skills courses – Bridal Make Up & Airbrushing Course and Evening & Glamour Make Up Course; will enable you to develop further within your knowledge of the latest techniques, should you wish to progress. Allowing you to gain skills to create make up that stands out from the competition, our Master Classes offer clear progression within your new make-up career.

Upon completion you will achieve an ABT Accredited diploma, allowing you to gain insurance to work from home or mobile with paying clients!

Introduction to Make-Up - 1 Day

  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Consultation techniques
  • Contraindications
  • Identifying a variety of lip, face and eye shapes and how application of make-up should be adapted
  • Application of basic bridal/evening make-up including the use of the following products: concealer, foundation, loose powder, eyeshadow and pencil liner, mascara, blusher, lipstick and lip liner
  • Aftercare Advice

This course is structured over one day and runs from 10am – 4pm. We ask students to arrive at 9.45am to ensure a prompt start. You will learn the theory of the treatment firstly, and spend the majority of the day practising your practical skills, with a short break for lunch.

We do not include any kits within our training courses, however we provide all products and tools required to complete the practical training on the day, at the training centre for you to use. We took this approach following student feedback so that students are not tied into specific kits or brands of products as part of their course fee, before they are trained and able to make an informed choice. Our training courses teach the generic treatment techniques and processes, they are not brand specific.

We recommend attending training where you will gain advice about different brands and suppliers to enable you to purchase products from your chosen supplier directly following your training. We do offer selected starter kits available to purchase through our website & supplied directly from the supplier to you by courier.

Our friendly, expert Advisors are on hand to answer any questions & assist you in booking your place over the telephone. Call on Freephone 0800 999 2277 or click the ‘Chat Now‘ option below to connect through live chat on our website.

Alternatively, our courses can be booked online 24/7, using our secure payment system.

  1. Simply choose your course (including venue & date for classroom courses)
  2. Click to ‘Add Student Details‘, enter details & click ‘Add to Basket
  3. Then complete the secure, online checkout choosing your preferred payment method

Choose from secure payment options including PayPal, WorldPay or Klarna. Newpay and Payl8r finance are also available, allowing you to spread the cost over 3-18 months. Apply quickly & easily online at checkout, for an instant decision. For more information on finance options, click here

By making payment in full, you can secure your course place and enjoy the greatest flexibility to book all of your training days at your preferred training centre, in the best way to suit you – whether that’s as a consecutive block (subject to availability) or taken at your own pace. Book securely online 24/7, or call our friendly Advisors by book by phone.

 

Book Now, Pay Later with Klarna with no interest & no late fees*. Available on all bookings totaling £79 or more. Spread the cost over 3 equal, monthly payments.

Simply pick your courses & add to shopping basket, at checkout select Klarna Pay in 3 and then enter your details to check if you’re eligible. You’ll know instantly if you’re approved. Available to those aged 18+, resident in the UK & with a UK bank account. T&Cs apply. Find out more about Klarna with Klarna FAQs

Disclosure: The Beauty Academy is not a lender and acts only as an introducer. The credit product is provided by Klarna Bank AB (publ). Klarna’s Pay in 3 instalments & Pay in 30 days credit agreements are not regulated by the FCA. Use of these and any missed payments may affect your ability to obtain credit from Klarna and other lenders. 18+, UK residents only. Subject to status. T&Cs apply. klarna.com/uk/terms-and-conditions. Please spend responsibly. Borrowing more than you can afford could seriously affect your financial status. Make sure you can afford to make your monthly repayments on time.  Missed payments may affect your ability to use Klarna in the future.

PayPal Credit allows you the option to spread the cost of any course(s) totalling £99 or more over 4 months with 0% interest*.

  • It’s quick and easy to apply for PayPal Credit – all you need to do is select the PayPal Credit option when completing your order and this will prompt you to complete a short application form.
  • PayPal give you a decision instantly. If approved and you accept, you’ll have a credit limit attached to your PayPal account to start using straightaway allowing to spread the cost of your training.
  • Book your training & pay quickly and conveniently,  all with the security and peace of mind of using PayPal (PayPal Buyer Protection provided for eligible purchases).
  • PayPal provide paymemt reminders and you can manage your PayPal Credit account easily online, on mobile, tablet or desktop.
  • Representative Example: 19.9% APR (variable). Purchase interest rate 19.9% p.a. (variable). Assumed Credit limit £1,200. This example illustrates the typical cost of using PayPal Credit as a standard funding method. If you take advantage of our offers and promotions, including our 0% for 4 months offer, the interest rate that applies will be lower in many circumstances.

Payl8r allows you to spread payment for your training flexibly but you can still start your courses straightaway.

Choose Payl8r at checkout and have a decision in minutes. Spread the cost of training over 3, 6, 9 or 12 months. The interest rate, credit limit and payment plan you’re offered will be based on a credit check.  Payl8r will consider all credit types but may ask you to complete an affordability assessment through Open Banking.

If you repay your plan in full within 30 days of application, no interest will be charged. On top of the interest agreed for your plan, there will be a £2 credit check fee and a £4.95 application fee. The credit check fee is refunded if you are approved.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • must be aged 18+
  • must be a UK resident
  • must have online banking
  • must have a regular source of income

Learn more with Payl8r FAQS here or view the Payment Calculator here

Disclaimer: Missed payments may affect your Credit File, future borrowing and incur fees.

The Beauty Academy Limited is a Introducer Appointed Representative of Social Money Ltd t/a Payl8r, a company registered in England under company number 08054296, and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and is entered on the Financial Services Register under reference number 675283. Registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under reference number ZA026178.

Newpay allows you to spread payment for your training flexibly but you can still start your courses straightaway.

Newpay is a flexible finance account provided by NewDay. With it, you could enjoy credit to spend everywhere you see Deko and Newpay available at checkout. It provides various payment plan options – an fixed duration instalment plan or flexible credit. So, you can repay the balance however suits you best. Just bear in mind, the interest rate, credit limit and payment plans you’re offered will be based on a credit check.

There’s no minimum spend if you want to use the flexible credit payment plan. But for an instalment plan, there’s a minimum spend of £100. Finance will be offered from 0% interest, subject to your credit status and payment plan selected

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aged 18+ with a regular income
  • Have no existing Newpay account
  • Have a UK bank account & phone number
  • Been resident in the UK for at least 12 months

Checking your eligibility is simple, quick, secure & won’t affect your credit score. Simply click “Will I qualify?” to complete a soft check, before applying. When ready to go ahead, simply select “Pay with finance with Newpay” at checkout to process a new finance application instantly online, or login using your existing Newpay account details when prompted (if applicable).

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Spread the cost of your training over 6 easier to manage, interest free instalments, paid through direct debit, while still being able to begin your learning straightaway! Using GoCardless, our EasyPay Direct Debit plan allows you to enrol for your chosen training package and paid only £99 upfront. This allows us to book your first course. You’ll then pay the remainder of the course fees split over 5 equal monthly instalments, taken through direct debit.

  • For a £449 (3 day package) pay £99 upfront & book 1 course. 5 x monthly instalments of £70 each. Book 1 further training day after the 3rd instalment & 5th instalment.
  • For a £459 (3 day package) pay £99 upfront & book 1 course. 5 x monthly instalments of £72 each. Book 1 further training day after the 3rd instalment & 5th instalment.
  • For a £699 (4 day package) pay £99 upfront & book 1 course. 5 x monthly instalments of £120 each. Book 1 further training day after the 2nd, 3rd & 5th instalment.
  • For a £899 (6 day package) pay £99 upfront & book 1 course. 5 x monthly instalments of £160 each. Book further training days after the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th instalment.
  • For a £999 (8 day package) pay £99 upfront & book 1 course. 5 x monthly instalments of £180 each. Book 1 further training day after the 1st, 2nd & 3rd instalment. Book 2 further training days after 4th & 5th instalments.

No credit check required. Must live in the UK, be aged 18 years + and have a UK bank account which accepts direct debit mandates.

Simply decide upon your chosen courses and then call our team on freephone 0800 999 2277 (option 1) or submit an enquiry through our website. Our team will then be in touch to confirm your courses and set up your payment plan through GoCardless.

Our one-day Make-Up Course is designed as a first step for those who would like to gain a basic understanding of make-up application to allow them to begin with a new career in make up artistry. It is also ideal either as a taster before committing to our advanced Master Class courses or for a new or existing beauty therapist who would like to gain or refresh their knowledge of make-up application techniques for delivering treatments as part of working within the salon / spa e.g. as part of bridal or prom beauty packages.

It is ideal for those who might like to develop a little knowledge of these services alongside other beauty treatments they may already offer, without wishing to specialise as a Make-Up Artist full time. The course will cover the basics of make-up application using a range of products giving confidence to capitalise on make-up opportunities with clients in the salon / spa with these valuable basic skills; whether that is add-on selling retail products or delivering basic make-up treatments and/or demonstrations.

Our diploma courses are suitable for complete beginners and do not require any prior learning to be able to train with us; many of our students are not yet beauty trained and are looking to start up a business in the industry. We welcome students of all abilities, whether you are looking to learn a new skill from scratch or currently working as a therapist and looking to refresh your knowledge of particular treatments. A good command of spoken and written English is required to complete the course.

You will be required to give and receive treatments as part of this course, students work upon each other so no models are required. All products and tools are provided for the training day at the centre when you attend. No kit is required to complete the training day, nor included in the course fee. On the training day, you only need to bring a hand towel for your personal use, completed enrolment form and cold food for your lunch (e.g. sandwich/salad). Tea & coffee are provided on the day.

We are so proud at The Beauty Academy to work with such a professional, passionate and friendly team of tutors, all of which hold a Level 2 and Level 3 qualification in their specialised sector. Our tutors are also all qualified with either Level 4 PTTLS or equivalent teaching awards in education, with years of experience in beauty-related professional industries. Furthermore, our tutors who are involved in the assessment process all hold an Assessors Award.

We pride ourselves on the welcoming nature of our tutors and their ability to engage, educate and enrich students from all ages and backgrounds. All of our tutors are dedicated to maintaining their knowledge and keeping up to date with the latest treatments and techniques in the ever-changing industry.

If you would like to read more about our fantastic tutors individually, please have a look at our Meet the Tutors page.

When you have successfully completed your training course(s), you will receive a diploma certificate issued by The Beauty Academy and accredited by ABT. This not only demonstrates your commitment to the training, but also allows you to obtain Public Liability insurance so you can start offering treatments to paying clients from home or mobile.

Once you have completed your practical training day with us, there is no additional work to be completed. Your diploma certificate will be sent to you within 1-2 working days and you can then begin working from home and/or mobile, once insurance has been obtained.

All courses completed with The Beauty Academy are accredited by ABT allowing you receive a 10% discount off your policy with ABT Insurance when you quote ACADEMY99

The Beauty Academy also offer a discounted insurance scheme with Balens; a Specialist Insurance Brokers aimed at Health and Well-Being Professionals, offering both Therapist and Student Therapist insurance for those who train with us. To learn more about the Balens insurance scheme, please click here.

All of our diploma courses enable you to work from both home and mobile offering the specialised treatment(s) that you have completed. You can start earning by offering treatments to paying clients as soon as you have obtained your insurance.

We offer high-quality ABT accredited training with experienced tutors, professional equipment and a great atmosphere to train in. Our training centres are well-equipped, within easy reach of public transport and regularly inspected by the awarding body (VTCT) which we provide qualifications through; to ensure we are giving you the best service for your money. We pride ourselves on working with only qualified and industry experienced tutors who are friendly, welcoming and happy to go the extra mile to deliver the very best student experience possible. 

All courses are run as smaller groups than most other providers, allowing plenty of opportunity to ask questions or seek further support if required. Our training centres are permanent and exclusive to us and they are always set-up ready to begin your training. All centres have the very latest equipment and products required to adhere to industry standards. We also provide free and unlimited on-going access to our Support Team who are available to answer queries or provide guidance within any aspect of your course with us, contactable on either email or telephone.

Once you feel confident in completing basic make-up, you may wish to progress onto our advanced skills Master Classes to enhance your skill-set and allow you to offer treatment services to your clients tailored specifically for special occasions / weddings or indeed to begin working as a freelance make up artist for which you will require more advanced techniques and knowledge. This course however, represents an excellent basic introduction to the exciting make-up industry. To progress your skills, you might like to move on to the Celebrity Master Class Course or the Glamour Master Class Course.

Those looking to quickly gain a more advanced knowledge than the basic introduction this course alone would provide (e.g. to specialise as a Freelance Make Up Artist); should consider our 3 Day Professional Make Up Artist training course which will take you from the basics as a beginner right through to more advanced skills and adapting techniques for a wider range of make up looks.

You may consider completing a VTCT qualification in make-up or beauty to further your career opportunities within this industry. To learn more about the qualifications that we offer, please click here.

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    So happy I’ve took these courses! Big thank you to Donna who was brilliant and made me feel so comfortable! Got so many helpful tips and helped with my confidence, will definitely be booking more! Thank you very much!

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    I have always been interested in learning how to apply make up properly, so I looked at The Beauty Academy and went for it!
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    Absolutely fabulous. I would recommend to anyone wanting to get into the industry. The tutor Lisa was amazing and genuinely taught me new skills which will be invaluable going forward. Thank you x

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    I did the make up course with Bev, who made everything clear and easy to understand. I would definitely recommend the beauty academy! I cant wait to book another course

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    I had one of the best days at make up essentials course with Alex she was incredible with her talent to learn everything you need in such a short time and was so lovely and full of positive energy – i left the course with confidence and a big smile! Thank you

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    I really enjoyed the course, Lisa was a great tutor and very patient in her approach. The course gives you a good insight into many aspects of makeup.

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    If you’re considering taking this course, definitely go for it. I learnt so much, the tutor Katie was so friendly and knowledgeable and never made me feel like I couldn’t ask a question or uneasy about not knowing information. It’s a very friendly, relaxing environment and I’ll definitely be taking more courses.

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    The course was Brilliant lots of information and hints and tips. Donna Marie the course tutor was so friendly and helpful I learnt a lot on this course and can’t wait for the next two I’m booked on.

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    I had the best time on this course, Lisa was amazing and so knowledgeable. Such a friendly atmosphere. Can’t wait to come back for more courses

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    I have always been interested of learning how to do makeup and I have learned alot from the tutorAlexia she was absolutely fantastic how she made us feel comfortable and the way she explained everything I can’t thank her enough .

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    Alexia is an amazing teacher!
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Course Duration
1 day 10am to 4pm
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£199.00

Total price for 1 Student(s): £199.00

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Customer Reviews

  • Amazing Courses & Tutors

    So happy I’ve took these courses! Big thank you to Donna who was brilliant and made me feel so comfortable! Got so many helpful tips and helped with my confidence, will definitely be booking more! Thank you very much!

    By Leah
  • I have always been interested in learning how to apply make up properly, so I looked at The Beauty Academy and went for it!
    I was nervous at first as this was totally new to me, but the tutor was so lovely she made me feel at ease and was patient with me asking a million questions ha. I really enjoyed my day here and I am already looking to book my next training day to learn more!

    By Abby Richards
  • Make up essentials course

    Absolutely fabulous. I would recommend to anyone wanting to get into the industry. The tutor Lisa was amazing and genuinely taught me new skills which will be invaluable going forward. Thank you x

    By Jennifer Redgwell
  • I did the make up course with Bev, who made everything clear and easy to understand. I would definitely recommend the beauty academy! I cant wait to book another course

    By Becky
  • Amazing

    I had one of the best days at make up essentials course with Alex she was incredible with her talent to learn everything you need in such a short time and was so lovely and full of positive energy – i left the course with confidence and a big smile! Thank you

    By Jurate
  • MAKEUP ESSENTIALS

    I really enjoyed the course, Lisa was a great tutor and very patient in her approach. The course gives you a good insight into many aspects of makeup.

    By Glenis
  • So glad I booked this course

    If you’re considering taking this course, definitely go for it. I learnt so much, the tutor Katie was so friendly and knowledgeable and never made me feel like I couldn’t ask a question or uneasy about not knowing information. It’s a very friendly, relaxing environment and I’ll definitely be taking more courses.

    By Kirsty Lowe
  • The course was Brilliant lots of information and hints and tips. Donna Marie the course tutor was so friendly and helpful I learnt a lot on this course and can’t wait for the next two I’m booked on.

    By Bronia
  • I had the best time on this course, Lisa was amazing and so knowledgeable. Such a friendly atmosphere. Can’t wait to come back for more courses

    By Karen Randall
  • Makeup Essentials training

    I have always been interested of learning how to do makeup and I have learned alot from the tutorAlexia she was absolutely fantastic how she made us feel comfortable and the way she explained everything I can’t thank her enough .

    By Ismahan
  • Amazing 🤩

    Alexia is an amazing teacher!
    I will be back soon!
    Highly recommend ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    By Georgiana Eremia