Program Details

 

Makeup Artistry Certificate program is complete study basic to advanced makeup. Focused on beauty, wedding, fashion, editorial, and special effects looks, this program will help you achieve your dreams of becoming a professional makeup artist.

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  1. At least 19 years of age.
  2. A Canadian Secondary School Diploma; a GED certificate, or evidence of successful completion of at least 12 years of secondary study.
  3. Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency through prior education in English at grade 10 level or higher or through an English language assessment (IELTS 5.5 or evidence in a standard test score equivalency).
Standardized Test Scores (minimum requirements)
IELTS (Academic or general) 5.5
TOEIC 85
TOEFL IBT 46
TOEFL PBT 310
CELPIP 6
Duolingo 85-90
Eiken Pre-1
Cambridge FCE+
CEFR (ie tracktest) B2
PTE 43-50
  1. At least 19 years of age.
  2. A Canadian Secondary School Diploma; a GED certificate, or evidence of successful completion of at least 12 years of secondary study.
  3. Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency through prior education in English at grade 10 level or higher or through an English language assessment (IELTS 5.5 or evidence in a standard test score equivalency).
Standardized Test Scores (minimum requirements)
IELTS (Academic or general) 5.5
TOEIC 85
TOEFL IBT 46
TOEFL PBT 310
CELPIP 6
Duolingo 85-90
Eiken Pre-1
Cambridge FCE+
CEFR (ie tracktest) B2
PTE 43-50

Students are assigned lesson studies and given a number of practical score sheets (rubrics) for program tasks development. Theory is evaluated after each unit of study. Practical are evaluated as completed through rubrics evaluation sheets, textbook procedures and performance standards established by industry standards competency. Students must maintain a standard of 70% and pass a final written and practical exam to meet the requirements for graduation. Students must makeup failed or missed tests and incomplete assignments.

240 hours = 20 hours per week for a total of 12 weeks (approximately 3 months) of in-class and combined instruction. This program is considered full-time.

Day Lesson
1 Kit introduction, Skin cleansing, Different stages of sanitization, bacteriology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
Day Lesson
2 How to set up your tools for makeup, Introduce brushes and their uses, Procedures of application, Colour wheel / colour choices (complimentary and opposite), Choosing palette colour selections (warm/cool) How to choose complimentary / enhancing colours for shadows, lip colours, etc.
Day Lesson
3 Different face shapes, Determining face shapes                                                                                                                                                                                                
Day Lesson
4 Different complexions and types of foundation (cream vs. powder), Practice applying foundation, Blending                                                                                                                                                                                    
Day Lesson
5 Basic corrections/contouring                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Day Lesson
6 Contouring face shapes, chest, stomach                                                                                                                                                                                                
Day Lesson
7 Different types of eyebrows for different faces and occasions, Different colours and shapes, liquid eyeliner, Eyebrow cover-up using glue, concealer, foundation
Day Lesson
8 Blush and contouring on different face shapes, appropriate colours, Day vs. evening, Adding shimmer to cheeks                                                                                                                  
Day Lesson
9 Review different eye shapes, appropriate applications for each shape, Identify and correct eye makeup, Apply band lashes and mascara                                                                          
Day Lesson
10 Day makeup- accentuating lips, eyes OR cheeks, Evening makeup- triadic application - accentuating two of lips and eyes, eyes and cheeks, cheeks and lips
Day Lesson
11 Difference between evening and glamour, Accentuating lips, eyes, and cheeks, Glitter, rhinestones, airbrushing                                                                                                                                      
Day Lesson
12 Day, evening and glamour, Different colours for different skin types, Eyeliner, lipstick, gloss, Different shapes of lips, Corrective applications                                                                                             
Day Lesson
13 Bridal makeup, Keeping the bride looking natural, Perfecting foundations for photography                                                                                                                                                                              
Day Lesson
14 Full face of glamour, Creative applications                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Day Lesson
15 Tinting eyebrows and eyelashes                                                                                                                                                                                    
Day Lesson
16 How to build a portfolio                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Day Lesson
17 Outdoor, indoor, video, stage makeup, Matte vs. shimmer                                                                                                                                                                                    
Day Lesson
18 Client day - book clients for various applications                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
Day Lesson
19 Drag queen application, Contouring and highlighting focus                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
Day Lesson
20 Zombie makeup, Scar applications                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Day Lesson
21-29 Project and portfolio                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      
Day Lesson
30 Makeup project due (portfolio) - 6 before and after photos: Day, evening, glamour, bridal, era (ex.1960’s), fantasy                                                                                                                                      
Day Lesson
31 Written exam Practical exam (day, evening, glamour)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
International Student Fee
Tuition $7,000
Application Fee $635
Administration Fee $80
Text Books $665
Course Materials $1,300
Other $90
TOTAL PROGRAM COSTS $9,770
Domestic Student (Canadian & Permanent Resident) Fee
Tuition $5,800
Application Fee $250
Administration Fee $80
Text Books $300
Course Materials $1,300
Other $90
TOTAL PROGRAM COSTS $7,820
  1. Makeup artist for fashion events, weddings, or film and television.
  2. Employment in beauty salons or cosmetic companies.
  3. Freelance makeup artist.
  4. Beauty consultant in retail settings.
  5. Spa manager specializing in makeup services.
  6. Celebrity makeup artists for special events.
  7. Special effects makeup artist for film and theate

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education,
Skills & Training.

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