L1 Unit Award in: Basic Makeup Application £280

This entry level course is designed for complete beginners who wish to learn basic makeup techniques to kick-off your career as a makeup artist

This unit is about being able to prepare and carry out basic makeup application using foundation, concealer, powder, eye, and cheek and lip products. You will be able to prepare for makeup application, carry out skin analysis and use consultation techniques.

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • prepare and carry out makeup application
  • complete various consultation techniques
  • prepare your client for makeup application
  • progress onto our level 1 themed face painting unit
  • progress onto any of our level 2 programs or units

You will learn and use the following:

  • Foundation
  • Concealers
  • Powders
  • Eye products
  • Cheek products
  • Lip products
  • Suitable makeup products and their use
  • Possible contra-actions and how to deal with them
  • Suitable makeup re-application techniques
  • Suitable makeup removal techniques

Entry Requirements:

  • you will need to have a good command of the English language
  • the ability to complete work on time
  • commitment to the course which is achieved by arriving to every class and on time
  • a willingness to learn
  • a love of makeup

What to expect:

  • this course requires you to practice what you have learned regularly and to show your progress on Skype for your tutor to evidence
  • You will be required to complete 3 assessments at the academy when you are confident in your abilities
  • You will gain your practical knowledge in the classroom, and it is a requirement that you use our monitored online knowledge-based system on a regular basis

Course Duration and Times:

  • 2 days: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. These days can run consecutively or 1 day per week for 2 weeks. We do our very best to work with you in selecting the days that suits you best but this is not always an option due to other courses running at our academy

Age requirements:

  • minimum 14 years – with no upper age limit


  • L2 Course in: Makeup
  • Any of our Level 2 or Level 3 course units