The Complete Artistic Pro Specialist 7 Accreditations

Mon-Sat, 5 Weeks, Airbrush, Hair, Makeup, Nails, Personal Shopping, Photoshoot, Special FX, Student Work Opportunities, Unlimited Aftercare Classes, £5390 (saving of £905)
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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, 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 to check out our Opportunities page. But we go even further in support for our graduates in a 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.

    Certificate awarded and internationally accredited by

    CIBTAC (Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology)

    BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology)

    City & Guilds (City & Guilds of London Institute)

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

    Leave AOFM prepared with the thorough understanding and knowledge of applying makeup. A great starting point for an aspiring Bridal makeup artist or if you are ready to explore professional makeup artistry this course can be your first stepping stone. 

    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.

    The opportunity to join our international creatives agency, taking advantage of more than 700-plus international work opportunities every year. Travel the world and experience working backstage with us – remember AOFM is the ONLY makeup school in the world taking graduates backstage at fashion weeks in London, Paris, New York and Milan every 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 & Safety
    • Anatomy & Physiology Skin Preparation
    • Foundation Selection and Application
    • Natural Beauty Make-Up
    • Contouring and Highlighting
    • Corrective and Camouflage Techniques
    • Creating Glowing Skin
    • Powders, Bronzers & Highlighters
    • Glamour Makeup
    • Eye Brow Shaping using makeup
    • Eye Shadows in Powders and Cream
    • Smokey Eyes
    •  Pencil/Liquid Liner
    • False lash Application
    • Bridal Make-up
    • Blusher in cream and powder
    • Primers for face and eyes
    • Consultation techniques
    • Mascaras
    • Lipsticks, Glosses & Liners
    • Male, Mature & 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 Make-up
    • 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 & Avant Gard
    • Glitters, pigments, crystals and grease paints
    • Creating face charts
    • Creativity
    • Fashion Editorial & Catwalk Makeup
    • Hands & Body
    • Catwalk
    • Fashion Industry Knowledge
    • Backstage etiquette
    • Getting started in the Industry
    • Building a Professional Make-up Kit
    • Personal shopping morning with the leading brands
    • Creative Day with Photographer & 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 
    Pro Creative Nails Specialist City & Guilds 
    • Hygiene
    • Tools of the Trade
    • Client Consultation
    • Structure of the Nail and Nail Growth
    • Hand and Foot Massage
    • Manicure – Clean, Prep Nails, Cuticle Removal , and Shaping
    • Nail Finishes – French Manicure, Colour, Nail Art & Creative Design (textures, glitters, stickers, gems)
    • Pedicures
    • Gel Nails
    • Gel Extensions
    • Gel Nail Finishes – application of French Manicure, Colour, Nail Art & Creative Design (textures, glitters, stickers, and gems)
    Creative Specialist in Airbrush BABTAC 
    • Introduction to Airbrushing
    • Equipment: Types of Airbrush Guns, Types of Compressors.
    • Using your Airbrush (Assemble & disassembling your airbrush gun).
    • Troubleshooting (Dealing with common problems)
    • Health & 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
    • Point & 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& 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 AirBrow 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 Make up 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 Make up Airbrush Artist
    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

    Total Programme Fee £5390 includes :

    Course Fees £4990

    AOFMpro 25-piece brush collection included FREE

    Accreditation Fees £400

    Payment Plan:

    • The Academy will accept a 30% deposit to hold a students place at the time of booking.
    • All fees must be paid in full no later than 5 weeks prior to the course start date.
    • By booking this course package rather than individual modules you are saving £905.

    Course Dates and Times :

    The course timings are 10am to 6pm
    Monday to Saturday over 5 weeks

    JANUARY: 7th January 2019 – 9th February 2019

    APRIL:  8th April 2019 – 11th May 2019

    SEPTEMBER:  16th September 2019 – 19th October 2019

    Exam Dates 28th, 29 September & 6th October 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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