Certificate in Professional Makeup Artistry

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Why study Professional Makeup Artistry?

Our Professional Makeup Artist course will teach you the key theoretical and practical skills to work as a makeup artist for all occasions, including formal occasions, bridal makeup, cut crease, smokey eye or even on set for the fashion and entertainment industry!

Makeup artistry services are constantly in high demand and you can take advantage of this ever-increasing popularity. With our Make Up Artistry course, you will be equipped with the skills to start your own home business or potentially land the perfect position in a salon.

As one of the more comprehensive Makeup Artistry online courses, every detail of this course has been designed by industry professionals to help you establish a strong foundation in the world of beauty therapy. This education has likewise been curated to elevate your expertise above the competition, helping you to thrive in a bustling industry.

Your training will be delivered through video tutorials and text-based learning, with full tutor support and a custom-designed beauty kit sent directly to your door. You’ll have everything you need to become a true pro!

Upon completing this course students will be provided with a Certificate of Attainment in Professional Makeup Artistry, which will highlight your overall understanding for this service and the individual skills you have achieved competency in.

Course Overview

24/7 Access

Enjoy self-paced and flexible studies with unrestricted access to your course contents. No matter what time of day you’d like to dip into your training, this education will be available to you.

Tutor Support

Studying online doesn’t mean studying alone. You’ll receive full support and guidance throughout your course, with tutors available for any questions you have via phone or email 6 days a week.


A custom-designed beauty kit will be sent directly to your door, with all the practical tools you require to complete your course and kickstart or further your career.


You’ll receive a Certificate of Attainment once you’ve completed your course. It’ll look seriously fabulous in your salon or to show-off to your employer.

Payment Options

Affordable interest free payment options available, or receive a discount when you pay the entire course costs upfront.

Course Details

Module One

Introduction to Make Up
Service Overview
Preparation & Setup
Customer Service
Client Consult & Legalities
Skin Theory
Color Theory
Perfecting the Base
Contouring, Blush & Face Shapes
All About the Eyes
Day Look
Evening Look
Smokey Eye & Strip Lash Application
Cut Crease & Winged Liner
Bridal Make Up & Individual Lash Application
Decade Looks
Aftercare & Troubleshooting
Make up Bag
Foundation Palette
Ultra Underbase primer
Translucent Powder
Lip and Blush 6 Palette
Eye Pencil Combo
Lip Pencil combo
Variety Eyeshadow Palette
Lip Gloss
False Lashes
Disposable Mascara Applicators
Brush Set
Face Palette (blush, bronzer, highlight)
Eyebrow palette
Palette and Spatula
Concealer correction
Brush Cleaner
DUO Lash Adhesive 7g
  • You must have a computer and a reliable internet connection. If you do not have a computer or tablet, we can supply one

  • If you are under the age of 18, we need to speak with a guardian in order to enrol you

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident

  • Be aware that some disabilities may affect your ability to study online. Please notify us so that we can fully support you with your studies

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All Canadian Beauty School short courses come with a Certificate of Attainment and a transcript of the units you have completed.

What you need to know about our gorgeous courses

24/7! There are no restrictions on when you’re able to access your course contents, as we want your training to be as flexible as possible. Morning, noon or night, your course will remain open for business.

You can if you want (and as an added bonus, you’ll even receive a discount if you do!) However, if you’d prefer to spread the payment we can easily set-up an interest free payment plan for you, which you can pay off fortnightly or monthly instead. But seriously, if money worries are holding you back from joining any of our courses, talk to our team and we’ll be happy to see if we can find a solution for you.

  • You must have a computer and a reliable internet connection. If you do not have a computer or tablet, we can supply one.
  • If you are under the age of 18, we need to speak with a guardian in order to enrol you.
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be aware that some disabilities may affect your ability to study online. Please notify us so that we can fully support you with your studies.

So, how long is a makeup artist course? Well, our Certificate in Professional Makeup Artistry course is designed to be self-paced, allowing students the flexibility to tailor their learning experience. Typically, students complete the course in approximately 10 to 20 weeks. However, we offer a timeframe of up to 12 months to accommodate varying schedules and learning paces.

The makeup artist salary in Canada varies depending on factors such as experience and location. On average, makeup artists can earn an hourly rate ranging from $25 to $50. An annual makeup salary can amount to approximately $40,000 to $80,000 or more. Those who own their makeup businesses have the potential to earn significantly more and exceed six figures annually.

If you want to know how to start a makeup artist business easily, follow these steps: 1. Gain skills and certifications in makeup artistry. 2. Create a business plan, including budgeting and marketing. 3. Register your business and build a client base. 

Being a makeup artist and having a makeup artist business is creatively fulfilling and dynamic, as you enhance clients’ confidence and beauty through your skills. It involves versatility, continuous learning, and building strong client relationships.

An online makeup course can be equally effective as an in-person one, provided it offers flexibility, high-quality content, engaging instruction, and certification upon completion. Our course is designed to meet these criteria, ensuring you receive comprehensive training while accommodating your schedule and offering an enjoyable learning experience.

No, makeup artists don’t typically require a specific license to operate in Canada, as long as they are not performing services that fall under the jurisdiction of regulated professions, such as esthetics or dermatology.

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What Our Students Have To Say About Us...

I have so enjoyed doing this course with you people. I have a goal at the end and this course is allowing me to reach the goal. Wonderful notes with so much information and enabling me to focus on my goals. Great help from the tutors always available when need to ask what may seem like a silly question but never judged on. Thank you!

Incredibly happy with every aspect of the 3 beauty courses I completed, studying from home has been a lifesaver. My kits were gorgeous and very helpful tutors. I can now add 3 more services to my home-based salon! Super happy, highly recommend

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