ITEC Level 2 Make Up Certificate

CommencingFebruary 9th 2021 or February 13th 2021
Course Structure6.30pm - 9.30pm
10 weeks
AwardsITEC Level 2 Certificate in Make Up

ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Make-Up


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ITEC’s Level 2 Certificate in Make-Up is for the complete beginner or make-up novice. Those wishing to become a make-up artist. This certificate course is the first step on the ladder of becoming a professional make-up artist.

It’s course structure means that those working full-time or with family commitments, can train and focus on developing new skills and new career.

The ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Make-Up is internationally recognised meaning you can travel and work all over the world with your qualification. It is a Level 4 on the National Framework of Ireland.

Please note that this is an intensive 10 week course. It requires you to practice techniques studied in class in your own time, study from your course manual and compile a portfolio of your case studies.



Course Content

  • Client Consultation and communication
  • Hygiene & Sterilisation
  • Cosmetic Science
  • Tools of the Trade & Brush knowledge
  • Cleansing, toning and skin preparation
  • Primers and colour correction work
  • Perfecting that flawless base
  • Highlighting and contouring
  • Face shapes, lip shapes and eye shapes
  • Perfecting eyebrows using a variety of different mediums
  • Various eye looks, including daytime, classic smokey eye, spotlight eye….
  • Eyeliner techniques
  • False eyelashes; strip and individual
  • Lip liner, lipstick and lipgloss
  • Bridal make-up
  • Special occasion make-up



ITEC Level 2 Certificate in Make-Up


Assessment Method

  • Theory paper (50 MCQ)
  • Practical Exam
  • Treatment Evidence – five make up looks, completed on five different clients


Course Structure

This course runs one evening per week from 6.30pm – 9.30pm for 10 weeks.

    • February 9th 2021    (Tuesday Option)


    • February 13th 2021 (Saturday Option)


(Please ensure to leave a note at the checkout as to which date you prefer)


Course Investment

Total €975
Deposit €300
Balance paid: €375 Week One, €300 Week Four

Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable, Please see our ‘Terms & Conditions’ page for more details.


  • ITEC Examination fees
  • Uniform T-shirt
  • Training manual
  • Make-up brush set
  • Tools of the trade; cleansing sponges, scissors, tweezers, lash adhesive, strip and individual lashes

Immaculate presentation is a key part of this course. Students must attend each class in correct uniform. Hair must be neatly tied back off the face and neck. Visible piercings must be removed or covered with a plaster. Nail polish, gel polish and / or nail extensions must be removed and

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.


Students will complete throughout the course 5 case studies covering the areas of daytime, evening, bridal and special occasion make-up. At the end of the course you will complete a practical examination observed and assessed by an external ITEC Examiner and multiple choice question theory exam.


Career Options & Progression

  • Freelance make-up artist
  • Mobile make-up artist
  • Cosmetics counter assistant
  • Cosmetics counter manager
  • Pharmacy sales assistant
  • Premium brand sales manager


Progress in your field by continuing to study and adding to your skills:

  • Study a diploma in make-up artistry
  • Focus on a particular area of make-up artistry that you are interested in; fashion, media…
  • Attend workshops to further your skills like Special FX, Airbrush make-up artistry
  • Attend masterclass with you favourite artists

Additional information


Deposit, Full