CommencingFebruary 21st 2021
Course StructureSundays
10am – 4pm
18 weeks
AwardsI.T.E.C. Level 3 Diploma in Fashion & Photographic Make Up Artistry

ITEC Level 3 Fashion & Photographic Make-Up Artistry Diploma


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Who is this course for? Our ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Fashion & Photographic makeup is for anyone that wishes to pursue a professional career in the makeup industry. You do not need any prior beauty or makeup training experience to complete this course. You will study everything from basic makeup application to fashion, catwalk and photographic makeup techniques. (You do not need to complete our ITEC L2 Certificate in Makeup prior to completing this course, although it is the perfect way to advance your existing skills and qualifications)

Course Content

Fashion & Photographic Make-Up Artistry students will cover comprehensive training and extensive practical experience in the following areas:

  • Client consultation, the importance of body language and effective communication
  • Building a rapport with clients
  • Forming a treatment plan based on your clients requirements
  • Makeup Artist Etiquette
  • How to perform your makeup treatments in a safe and professional manner
  • Providing clear recommendations and aftercare advice for your client
  • Health & Safety studies
  • Hygiene and Sterilisation
  • How to update and correctly maintain client record cards
  • Availability of insurance and recommendations of insurance providers within the industry
  • Preparing yourself, your client and your work area
  • How to carry out a Skin Analysis
  • Skincare; cleansing, toning, moisturising and priming
  • Skin types, conditions, diseases and disorders
  • Anatomy and physiology associated with the head and neck
  • Beauty make-up: daytime, evening, special occasion and trend makeup……
  • Bridal makeup looks, from classic to contemporary
  • Trend make-up: spotlight eye, cut-crease, blown out smokey eye, all out glitter eye. From PLouise to Mmmitchell, we explore Insta-inspired make up…….
  • High fashion and catwalk make-up looks
  • Black and white photographic makeup
  • Period makeup
  • Fantasy makeup
  • Special FX make up masterclass
  • Airbrush make up masterclass
  • Design; researching techniques, developing and presenting your design plan
  • Colour Theory
  • Career options and CV preparation
  • Portfolio work



Students of this course work towards an internationally recognised diploma, fully accredited and fully insurable.

  • ITEC Level 3 Fashion & Photographic Make-up Artistry Diploma


Method of Assessment

The Beauty Institute prides itself on its continuous assessment. This allows both our tutors, and our students to carefully monitor their progress throughout the course.

Students complete at the end of the course, externally verified examinations in:

  • Practical (daytime, colour photographic and character makeup looks)
  • Theory (MCQ papers)


Students complete throughout the course:

  • A portfolio of various makeup looks (10)
  • Assignments (2)



Sundays                 10am – 4pm

Commencing:         February 21st 2021

Duration:                 18 weeks



Course Investment

  • €1,950
  • Deposit: €500
  • Balance paid in the following installments; €750 week one, €400 week eight and €300 week twelve


  • I.T.E.C. Examination fees
  • Bespoke make-up kit
  • The use of the college’s vast makeup products and equipment
  • Professional make-up brush set and implement kit
  • Uniform
  • Course Literature
  • Photoshoot images (digital)


Funding Opportunities

This course is listed by QQI on the National Framework, and is therefore eligible for TESG funding. Please contact your local office for further details.

Additional information


Deposit, Full