The Complete Artistic Pro Specialist 7 Accreditations

Sat-Thurs, 5 Weeks, Airbrush, Hair, Makeup, Nails, Personal Shopping, Photoshoot, Special FX, Student Work Opportunities, Unlimited Aftercare Classes, 23000 AED SAVING 7800 AED
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  • Overview

    The Foundation – Advanced Level course including all you need to kick start your career. This course awards students with 7 individual internationally accredited certificates, awarded by AOFM London Academy of Freelance Makeup, KHDA (The Knowledge and Human Development Authority in UAE), CIBTAC (Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology), BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmology) and City & Guilds (City& Guilds of London Institute).
    This is most prestigious and complete course that is offered within the academy. The Complete Artistic Pro is the full package and will give you the competitive edge over other makeup artists in the industry. This course offers intensive training in Makeup, Hairstyling, Airbrush Makeup, and Special FX!

    After completing this course our aim is to catapult our students to success by taking them out of the four walls of the class room. Graduates from the Complete Artistic Pro Specialist Certificate will be entitled to apply for AOFM’S exclusive international creatives agency Being the ONLY makeup academy to place graduates on more than 700 plus global work placements every year. Our graduates are placed backstage at London, Paris, New York and Milan Fashion Week every year every season. To see where we could take you check out our Opportunities page. But we go even further in support for our graduates in way no other school does, offering FREE AND UNLIMITED Aftercare masterclasses with brands such as Tom Ford, MAC Pro, Bobbi Brown, Chanel and many more. To see much more on our fantastic masterclasses please check out our Aftercare page.

  • Syllabus

    Benefits and Exclusive Opportunities for students include

    Students will receive up to Seven individual certificates upon completing each module successfully.

    7 Individual Certificates awarded and internationally accredited by courses below
    KHDA (The Knowledge and Human Development Authority)
    CIBTAC (Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology)
    City & Guilds (City & Guilds of London Institute)
    BABTAC (The British Association of Cosmology and Beauty Therapy)

    Upon completion of all Modules students will receive The Complete Artistic Pro Specialist Certificate from AOFM (The London Academy of Freelance Makeup)

    Leave AOFM feeling confident and an around qualified makeup artist with the skills of an expert. Having trained in all areas of makeup hair. Leaving full prepared to take on the freelance makeup artists with confidence. Not only that with the full support of AOFM to help you get to the top faster.

    Enjoy our exclusive style of training where you will learn from several leading industry guest makeup artists over the duration of your course giving you a much wider skill set, different techniques and tips and tricks of the trade.

    Take advantage of our exclusive personal shopping trip with your mentors during your course to help you build a personalised kit just for you. Benefit from meeting store managers and pro staff to help build industry contacts as well as receiving your pro discounts, taking advantage of exclusive discounts ONLY available to AOFM students. Stores include MAC Pro, Charlotte Tilbury, NARS, Bobbi Brown and many more.

    Enjoy the experience of our creative day with a leading fashion photographer, Fashion models, hair stylist, Fashion clothes stylist as if you were on a working magazine shoot set working as a professional makeup artist to create you first images for your important working tool your portfolio. The number one must have to work as a professional makeup artist

    Take advantage our famous aftercare. Free masterclasses with top international industry guests from leading makeup artists agencies, fashion magazines and cosmetic companies such as MAC pro, Charlotte Tilbury, Bobbi Brown, NARS, Tom Ford and more to see past masterclasses please see our aftercare page

    The opportunity to join our international creatives agency We are the ONLY makeup academy to place graduates on more than 700plus international work opportunities every year. Travel the world with as the only makeup school in the world taking graduates to fashion weeks in London, Paris, New York and Milan very year every season. For full details of where we could take you check out our opportunities page.

    Level 2 Award In Makeup Application CIBTAC
    • 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
    • Mascaras
    • 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
    • Commercial/Advertising
    • Understanding of photography lighting
    • Black & white/colour Photography Make Up
    • Using pigments to create intensity
    Diploma In Advanced Creative Makeup Techniques CIBTAC 
    • Period makeup
    • Through the eras of makeup
    • How to block out eyebrows
    • Winged eyeliner
    • Body painting
    • Stencils/Tattoo
    • Blending and 3D techniques
    • Fashion body art
    • Textures and avant garde
    • Glitters, pigments, crystals and grease paints
    • Creating face charts
    • Creativity
    • Fashion editorial and catwalk Makeup
    • Hands and body
    • Catwalk
    • 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 on a professional model applying a look created by you
    Pro Creative Session/Hair Stylist City & guilds 
    • Hair product selection
    • Tools and equipment
    • Sectioning
    • Blow drying
    • Setting hair
    • Creating curls with hot tools
    • Hair pieces and clip in extensions
    • Bridal hair up
    • Fashion editorial and catwalk 
    • Hygiene
    Creative Specialist In Airbrush BABTAC 
    • Introduction to airbrushing
    • Equipment: Types of airbrush guns, types of compressors.
    • Using your Airbrush (Assemble and disassembling your airbrush gun).
    • Troubleshooting (Dealing with common problems)
    • Health and safety standards
    • Product knowledge: types of makeup formulas (Temptu)
    • Understanding pressure (PSI)
    • Airbrush control: Distance – PSI – Movement control / In class exercises
    • Control your airbrush pressure directly from the gun
    • Point and shoot exercises, working with Air practice, aim and shoot exercises, back bubbling technique.
    • Prepping the skin for makeup application
    • Concealing with your airbrush
    • Applying a sheer flawless foundation (In class demo and practice)
    • Temptu S/B foundation shades
    • Colour mixing
    • Working with different S/B pallets and using adjusters
    • Combining conventional make up techniques with your airbrush make up
    • Working in layers
    • Creating a dewy base and sculpting the face using Temptu contour kit
    • Creating a different eye makeup looks (1x natural / 1x Dramatic)
    • Applying blusher and a soft lips colour using Temptu airbrush colours
    • Working with Temptu Air Brow stencils and formula to shape/reshape eyebrow
    • Creating a bridal look / Creating a dramatic look with your airbrush (Demo and practice) Using your airbrush creatively
    • Working with stencils, masks and templates
    • Working with bold colours and enhancing bone structure features to create editorial, fashion forward and creative makeup looks using Temptu airbrush cosmetics
    • Working with Temptu Dura
    • Creating a temporary tattoo
    • Working with transfers
    • Cleaning your airbrush gun after working with the Dura formula
    • Marketing yourself as a freelance makeup airbrush artist
    Diploma in Arabic and Asian Makeup CIBTAC
    • Makeup artist hygiene
    • Foundation selection and application
    • Corrective and camouflage techniques
    • Five parts of a standard Asian/Arabic wedding
    • Makeup styles for each ceremony
    • Arabic and Asian makeup using kajal 
    • Arabic style cut crease eye makeup
    • Cut crease makeup look using pigments and glitters 
    • Eye shadow colours to compliment brides
    • How to use a primer and the different types of primers of skin types 
    • Highlighting and contouring techniques to flatter your brides face shape 
    • Apply false lashed to top and bottom lash lines 
    Creative Special Effects City & Guilds 
    • Introduction & Day Makeup
    • HD Makeup
    • Character makeup
    • Continuity keeping
    • Basic SFX/Casualty Techniques  
    • Bruising 
    • Open wounds & cuts
    • Casualty makeup
    • Facial Hair, Aging & Dirtying Down
    • Creating a zombie
    • Using latex, gelatin and sculpt gel
    • Bald Cap Application
    • Gafquat application and techniques
    • Advanced SFX
    • Creating burns
    • Create a Character
    • Professional photoshoot of your work
  • Fees & Dates

    Course Fee:


    AOFMpro 25 piece brush collection included FREE AED1500


    Payment Plan:

    The Academy will accept a 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 an AED 7800 discount

     Course dates and times

    This course runs from 10 am – 6 pm

     Saturday to Thursday over 5 weeks

    SEPTEMBER: 28th September 2019 – 31st October 2019

    Exam Dates:

     November: 2nd November 2019 – 3rd November 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.

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