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102 Cosmetic Make-up & Beauty consultancy Course

This course is:

  • Internationally Accredited
  • Recognised by Insurers
  • Recognised on the NFQ of Ireland
  • All you need to be a highly skilled beauty Specialist

At American Beauty we offer our students a Unique and unsurpassed training experience:

  • We train you in a professional atmosphere
  • All Our tutors are highly skilled therapists & knowledgeable Tutors (Tutors complete CPD training 4 times a year)
  • Small classes (4-6 per class)
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Extra tutor support (E-mail support & Phone support)
  • Continuous assessment – with 100% competency on completion
  • Free to repeat any classes if needed after completing full course*
  • 1 day per week option
  • Payment Plan available
  • Portfolio building & CV Design services.

Our Academy Uses:

  • Only Professional Products such as #1 Skin Care Company in the world 'Dermalogica'.
  • Worldwide Make-up Brands Such as MAC, Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier, MUFE (make-up forever), Artistry, and Airbrush Systems such as Dinair & Kett cosmetics.
  • Ardell Lashes from allied international industries, Real Hair, amazing styles, work on the catwalk.

American Beauty-Make-up School is now one of the most unique make-up schools in Ireland founded over 8 year ago to bring excellence to make-up education. Many accomplished professional make-up artisans have completed their training here.

A place for those who share a passion for creating a one of a kind look.

We strive to give you an inspirational learning environment, where we can teach our students practical and sophisticated skills. Now offering high standards of make-up artistry, with a clear, outlined, instructional approach; you won't find this kind of training anywhere else in Ireland. We are dedicated to providing education in make-up artistry above and beyond, as well as in related fields that are specific to the needs of both the novice and the experienced artist.

Course Subjects include:

Mastering the art of beauty make-up is an essential skill for any make-up artist, no matter what medium or industry he or she chooses. This course is designed to emphasize the skills and attention to detail required for beauty make-up application for film, high-definition television, print photography, advertising, and retail cosmetics.

Students will learn from client care, health and safety practices, make-up theory-product knowledge, colour theory relevant to Make-up looks & trends, brush science, facial contouring using highlights and shadows, colour correction and concealing techniques, base matching, eye and lip treatments, and the proper use of powder and cheek color. Additional course content below:

  • Skin care choice and application
  • Basic Lighting
  • Tools, Equipment & Kits
  • Application of Day make-up
  • Application of Evening make-up
  • Application of Special occasion Make-up
  • Application of Mature make-up
  • Fantasy look – applying glitter & taping techniques
  • Building your portfolio

You will also learn how to prepare and give a make-up lesson incorporating sales and demo techniques. This course comes with choice of 1 or 2 optional units. Units that are free with the course are: Display stock and promote products and services; you can change your optional units to: Eye treatments for an extra €100.00

As part of this course, students will be required to complete projects that range from natural make-up to avant-garde looks. You will be required to work on models, some maybe provided for you but it is advised to organize this prior to commencement, a good make-up artist always needs to keep practicing, this is the secret to making it in the industry.

Please call for price details

Course fees include:(If only selecting the required Items)
An American Beauty Academy Certificate

Includes: VTCT Exam Fee, Uniform, Text Book, Class Notes*, VTCT assessment book, VTCT Badge
VTCT Certification is recognised in over 100 countries

Make-Up Kits and Materials:
It is the student's responsibility to purchase the required materials before the first day of class. Students are not required to purchase their supplies from the student store. The actual total cost of materials may vary, depending upon whether students have already purchased, or already own materials prior to registration. However, actual costs for materials will not exceed the approximations provided. A detailed list of supplies needed for each class can be requested via e-mail.

10 days (1 day per week for 10 Weeks).
1 Evening per week for 20 Weeks.

Options available:
Days: Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Saturday / Sundays
Times: 10:30-4:30 or 12-6 pm

Evenings: Mondays / Tuesdays / Wednesday / Thursdays
Times: 7-10 pm

Start dates: Please contact us!