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This course is designed to teach you all the fundamentals and techniques of makeup artistry, while extending your skills to an advanced level.After completion, you will feel confident and be better prepared to work in varying fields of the makeup industry. This course is perfect for serious and ambitious makeup artists who will be taught a variety of makeup application techniques by the widest range of professional working makeup professionals who are represented by leading creative agencies. With small class sizes you will benefit from one to one attention from our experienced tutors.
Upon completion of this course you will be awarded:
“The Combined Certificate in Professional Makeup Artistry”
This certificate includes Foundation, Creative, Fashion and Photographic makeup awarded by the (London Academy of Freelance Makeup) And 2 further individual certificates awarded by International bodies for each week passed.
Benefits and Exclusive Opportunities for Students include
Train from Dubai’s-largest accredited makeup school offering more Internationally recognised and accredited qualifications and certificates to our students than any other school in Dubai
Dubai’s- Only British makeup school who is accredited and awards students with certificates By the UK government Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)
Learn from several Guest International Makeup Artists especially flown in from London, New York, Europe and North America as well as Top Local Makeup Artists
Dubai’s ~Only makeup school that includes a personal shopping trip with your mentors during your course to build your kit.
Includes a Professional photo shoot day with International Fashion Photographer, Agency models and a Fashion Clothes Stylist as if you were on a working magazine shoot and includes retouched images for your portfolio
AOFM offers student Pro discounts on over 300 Makeup brands including, Charlotte Tilbury, Nars, Bobbi Brown and MAC
AOFM is the ONLY makeup school listed on the MACPro cosmetics website. We have 3 International Makeup School locations that are MAC registered schools for Professional Makeup Artists.
Upon completion, we offer exclusive International Work placements through our creatives agency aofmpro.com .The ONLY makeup school in Dubai to place graduates on more than 700 plus global work placements every year after training. To see where in the World we could take you check out our Opportunities page.
Dubai’s ONLY school to offer a FREE and unlimited aftercare program after graduating with brands such as Tom Ford, MAC Pro, Bobbi Brown, Charlotte Tilbury Chanel and international contacts and guest speakers.. See our Aftercare page for full details.
Week 1 Foundation level Course
You will gain a Certificate in (Level 2 Award In Makeup Application Accredited by CIBTAC and OFQUAL)
- Make-up artist hygiene
- Health and safety
- Anatomy and physiology
- Skin preparation
- Foundation selection and application
- Natural beauty makeup
- Contouring and highlighting
- Corrective and camouflage techniques
- Creating glowing skin
- Powders, bronzers and highlighters
- Glamour makeup
- Eyebrow shaping using makeup
- Eyeshadows in powders and creams
- Smokey eyes
- Pencil/Liquid liner
- False lash application
- Bridal makeup
- Blusher in cream and powder
- Primers for face and eyes
- Consultation techniques
- Lipsticks, glosses and liners
- Male, mature and ethnic makeup
- Corrective techniques for different skin tones
- How to apply male makeup
- Different types of foundations and which to use depending on skin type
- Ethnic makeup
- Photography makeup
- Understanding of photography lighting
- Black & white/colour Photography Make Up
- Using pigments to create intensity
Week 2 Creative Makeup Artistry
You will gain a (Diploma In Advanced Creative Makeup Techniques accredited by CIBTAC and OFQUAL)
- Period makeup
- How to block out eyebrows
- Winged eyeliner
- Blending and 3D techniques
- Textures and avant garde
- Glitters, pigments, crystals and grease paints
- Creating face charts
- Fashion editorial and magazine Makeup
- Hands and body makeup
- Catwalk makeup
- Fashion industry knowledge
- Backstage etiquette
- Getting started in the industry
- Building a professional makeup kit
- Personal shopping morning with the leading brands
- Creative Day with photographer and stylist
- Photo shoot session with a professional photographer and agency model
Fees & Dates
AOFMpro 25 piece brush collection included FREE AED1500
The Academy will accept 50% deposit to hold a student place at the time of booking.
All fees must be paid in full no later than 5 weeks prior to the course date.
When booked as a course package rather than individual modules you will receive a AED 2000 discount
Course dates and times
This course runs from 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday to Thursday over 2 weeks
AUGUST: 17th August 2019 -30th August 2019
Exam Dates: 7th September and 8th of September
SEPTEMBER: 28th September 2019 – 11th October 2019
Exam Dates: 2nd November 2019- 3rd November 2019
NOVEMBER: 16th November 2019 – 28th November 2019
Exam Dates: 16th December 2019 – 17th December 2019
Accreditation, Exams and Certificates
Students are required to return for a practical and theory exam with an external verifier from the UK in order to be issued with their certificates with CIBTAC. (Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology).
Certificates awarded by BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology) will be issued after successful completion of the module and sent to the student within 3 weeks of graduation.
All other certificates from the London Academy of Freelance Makeup and City & Guilds will be awarded to the student upon completion and pass of the modules at the end of their course.