The Professional Makeup Artistry Courses

Start an Exciting New Hobby or Career

COVID-19 UPDATE

As our courses are offered 100% online, all of our courses are running as normal during the COVID-19 restrictions and shutdowns.
Our staff is working remotely and tutor/student support is available as usual. We have also modified our learning requirements to allow all students to complete their assignments entirely from home in isolation or lockdown situations.

We wish you the best of health and safety during this difficult time we are all facing.

Features of the Courses

The Makeup Artistry Courses are provided online.
You study at home, in your own time and at your own pace.

Certificate and Diploma Courses

Cutting edge online courses in makeup artistry taught by industry leading makeup artists

High Definition Video Content

Access to 24+ hours of HD video content and tutorials

24/7 Support

24 hour student support

Exclusive Facebook Group

An opportunity to connect with other students globally

Product Discounts

Discounts on makeup tools and products

Payment Options

Flexible payment options

Portfolio

Free website portfolio to display your work

Guarantee

7 Day money back guarantee

Personal Tutor

Personal tutor to assist you and mark your assignments

Excellent

Rated 4.8 out of 5 based on 65 reviews.

  • Jessica Barber

  • 2 days ago

Excellent no words to explain !!!

Excellent no words to explain !!!

  • Faïza

  • 9 days ago

Great experience

Great experience! My skills have improved and the tutor is really kind and responsive!

  • Jacqueline Kotsovolos

  • 12 days ago

Amazing course!

Highly recommend the course! Great feedback and support from the tutors and team. The online material, videos and assignments are...

  • Juiz Werdhidara

  • 18 days ago

I love the courses cause it’s very…

I love the courses cause it’s very flexible for the time and the system especially in pandemic time. This course...

  • Tanika Visser

  • 19 days ago

Honestly, amazing and would recommend 100%!

I am honestly just really loving this whole course! It’s helping me learn so many new things, and I can...

  • Punam Rani

  • 19 days ago

i like it and improve my knowledge

i like it and improve my knowledge . Know about makeup lots of things

  • Katelin Gibson

  • 22 days ago

AMAZING

AMAZING , course was easy to navigate, refined my skills , tutor was AMAZING

  • Em Mailey

  • 29 days ago

Highly Recommend

I cannot recommend this course enough! They are so supportive and I love that I can do it at my...

  • Rachael Herzog

  • 42 days ago

Brilliant course

Brilliant course, honestly so informative and it's amazing that it's self-paced. Highly recommend!!

  • Chloe Larrett

  • 47 days ago

Amazing

This course has so much information and fun assessments. Great feedback. Definitely recommend.

  • Matilda Zogopoulos

  • 52 days ago

diploma Course

Amazing! Tutors reply super quick and extremely helpful

  • Tegan doyle

  • 54 days ago

This is the best course if you want to…

This is the best course if you want to complete a makeup course online. The tutors are so nice and...

  • Lisa Mawhinney

  • 63 days ago

I’m really enjoying the course

I’m really enjoying the course. I really only wanted to do the beauty part. However learning the rest, if I...

  • Terri-Ann Doran

  • 64 days ago

Love this course

Love this course! Lots of information and very informative videos to go along with each module!

  • Chloe Hart

  • 74 days ago

Having a great experience

Having a great experience- my tutor responds quickly with thorough explanations, the modules are explained really well and I’m loving...

The Courses

Our courses are cutting-edge professional makeup artistry courses written and directed by some of the best working makeup artists in their field. The aim of the courses is to provide you with the knowledge and skills required for a career as a professional makeup artist or as a keen hobbyist. Both versions of our course, the Certificate Course and the Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Makeup Services) - CUA51015, are up-to-date and comprehensive, covering every aspect of makeup artistry.

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Course Outlines

The Professional Makeup Artistry Courses are delivered online, consisting of 12 comprehensive modules and 12 corresponding interactive assignments. The courses are designed to be self-paced. Students studying the Certificate Course are provided up to 12 months to complete their studies. Students studying the Diploma Course are provided up to 18 months to complete their studies.

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Course Videos

This course provides students with exclusive access to over 24 hours of professionally shot HD video tutorials. These videos complement the course modules by explaining makeup techniques and processes, as well as demonstrating historic, iconic and on trend makeup designs.

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Equipment & Student Discounts

We cover everything you need to know to make an informed decision on purchasing your kit. To make this process easier, we have joined forces with leading makeup brands to provide students with incredible savings of up to 40% on makeup products and equipment. Students also have the option to purchase a custom kit which has been specially created by the author herself!

The Institute

The Institute of Makeup Artistry offers you the most advanced and comprehensive online solution to learning available today. We offer the most thorough home study courses in makeup artistry using the very latest online learning techniques. Our commitment to providing the highest quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems, which produce unparalleled results.

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Accreditation

We are accredited and recognised by

In a partnership with UNICEF, we at the institute are donating $5.00 from each enrolment to the children in the Syria crisis. This money will help to provide a safe education to the children in war-torn Syria. UNICEF’s aim this year is to assist in providing a formal and safe education for 1.2 million children in Syria. This includes the provision of facilities, school furniture, qualified teachers, rehabilitation, safe learning environments, and learning materials. We are very privileged to be working with UNICEF towards this goal.

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The Author

Rachel Dal Santo, the author of the Professional Makeup Artistry course, is a makeup artist with over 30 years’ experience in and has worked in all facets of the Makeup Industry. The opportunity to teach her craft and pass on her knowledge and passion for makeup artistry is now Rachel’s main focus and she is passionate about passing her knowledge onto you.

Tatiana Stutz - Guest Makeup Artist

Tatiana Stutz studied as a student under Rachel, with a strong curiosity, passion and desire to step outside the boundaries of conventional makeup. Tatiana has utilised Instagram and her passion for photography to share her more experimental, Avant Garde creations. She is now a successful makeup influencer with a substantial social media following; what started as a side project became the doorway to countless opportunities such as working with major makeup brands like Kat Von D Beauty. Throughout the course, Tatiana will appear as a guest makeup artist to demonstrate various makeup designs. To see more of Tatiana's work, visit her Instagram page.

Jonas Leriche - Key contributor

Jonas Leriche is an Art Director and Fine Art Photographer, that works with a highly skilled set of Makeup Artists to create breathtaking Art pieces. Jonas with his work aims to transform individual models into dramatic, iconic figures that tap into a deeper level of experience, melancholy and mortality. Jonas and his team are excited to be involved in the creation of The Institute of Makeup Artistry. "Transforming emotions, intentional or unconscious ideas into gripping images: this is what matters to me..." - Jonas Leriche

Our Tutors

Our handpicked tutors are not only great teachers but experts in their fields.
Rachel Dal Santo
Rachel Dal Santo, the author of the Professional Makeup Artistry course, is a makeup artist with over 30 years’ experience in many sectors of the makeup industry.
Emer Hawkins
Emer Hawkins is a makeup and hair artist with over 10 years of experience working across beauty, editorial, TV and more recently the bridal industry.
Eryn Shannon
Eryn Shannon is a hair and makeup artist with over 15 years of experience with a unique range of experience within the beauty, fashion and wedding industries.
Catherine Farren-Price
Catherine has taught art, makeup and special effects extensively over the past 30 years.

Student Testimonials

Take a moment to read some of our graduate testimonials.
Christina Eitelhuber

I had a lot of fears taking the chance to change my career as a woman approaching middle age, but the professionalism, kindness and knowledge of this school got me through so easily.

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Miranda Borg

The modules were amazing to learn new skills such as SFX, working with wigs and facial hair. I would highly recommend anyone to do this course if you have a passion for makeup like myself.

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Katelin Gibson

This course has not only fulfilled me into becoming a qualified makeup artist, but it has fulfilled me into pushing myself into new sectors of my life.

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Nina Krivoshev

It taught me so much more about the makeup industry than is often shown on Instagram and YouTube, and I learnt techniques that gave me the confidence to begin working in any avenue of makeup artistry (even including special effects!).

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Una Baldwin

My Tutor was and is incredible and with so much experience at her hand, it was an honour to be taught and guided by her.

I recommend this course 100%.

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Jade Madden

If you are a complete beginner or if you already have experience, this is the course to get you qualified. This isn't just your stock standard makeup, this covers theatre, television, SFX and legal requirements of an MUA working in the industry!

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Student Portfolios

All of our students are provided a free portfolio website to display their work.

Course Fees

We offer a number of flexible payment options

Certificate Course Fees

Pay in Full

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$999.00

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Weekly Plan

24 Weekly Payments

$1,099.00

$45.79

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Monthly Plan

6 Monthly Payments

$1,099.00

$183.17

per month

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Accredited Diploma Course Fees

RTO Code 45423

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$2,899.00*

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* An initial Deposit of 50% will be taken at enrolment and the course fee balance will be deducted after 4 weeks

Weekly Plan

48 Weekly Payments

$2,999.00

$62.48

per week

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Monthly Plan

12 Monthly Payments

$2,999.00

$249.92

per month

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Money Back Guarantee

Not happy? Contact us within 7 days of your enrolment to receive a full refund.

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The Institute of Makeup Artistry

4407/4 Daydream Street
Warriewood NSW 2102
RTO Code: 45423

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For answers to our most commonly asked questions, read our FAQs.

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International locations

We offer our course in over 10 countries around the world.

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