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CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove makeup

Nationally recognised training

Your course includes:

Basic makeup application
Kit essentials
Classic, socket, yasmin and smoked eye designs
Face charts 101
Concealing and contouring done right
Colour theory
Bridal makeup
Gel eyeliner
Flawless false eyelashes
Breaking down a brief
Health and hygiene 101
Exclusive Rae Morris masterclass

Want to study makeup but live interstate, have family commitments, or simply a busy life? Online learning gives you the flexibility to achieve your goals at your own pace.

CMA’s online Makeup Fundamentals program is an 8 week course which includes a nationally recognised unit. This forms part of CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media, which is the highest qualification attainable for those who want to work in the field of professional makeup in Australia.

Established 18 years ago, CMA is well known and well loved in Canberra and beyond. With flexible payment and study options, you can take the first step towards starting your career today.

Makeup fundamentals

CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove makeup

How will it work?

You will be provided with a login to our online learning management system which will provide you with access to all of your course materials. This will include video demonstrations, study plans, practice tasks, assessment tasks and a range of learning resources. If you don’t have a makeup kit, we will send one to you, together with your full-colour magazine-style textbook. You will be assigned a study coach who will help you navigate the program, provide feedback and help you develop your skills.

Your study plans

Your step-by-step study plans will outline a range of tasks for you to complete. This will include watching demonstration videos, reading, practising your skills, completing quizzes, projects and practical assessments. You will be provided in industry standard briefs which are just like the ones you would receive on the job. Each is task is hyperlinked – making it super easy to navigate your way through the program.

Your textbook

Your textbook is a full-colour, magazine-style guide that has been written by makeup artists for makeup artists in training. It includes step-by-step instructions, practice tasks, inspiring imagery, industry insights and a Q&A with makeup legend, Rae Morris. It covers kit essentials, your go-to lash guide, face chart know how, eye and face shapes, breaking down a brief, ingredients and reactions, colour theory, lighting, patch-tests, skin essentials and so much more.

Your coach

Your study coach is a CMA makeup educator with extensive experience both in the classroom and the field. Our talented team of trainers are industry leaders who bring our courses to life. You will be appointed your own personal coach who will help you navigate your way through the program. They will critique your work, provide you with feedback and insight, and tips and tricks as you take your first steps towards your new career.

makeup fundamentals

CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove makeup

Take the first step towards your MAKEUP career today.

  • Flexible payment options
    Payment plans available.
  • Study at your own pace
    Online study gives you flexibility to suit your lifestyle.
  • Learn from the best
    Our educators are industry leaders, here to help you navigate your way through the course.

Ready to begin your career in makeup?