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This course is for aspiring makeup artists to kick-start their makeup journey or also suits someone who would like to know how to apply makeup for personal use. This would be the starting point in makeup artistry. AOFM offers this foundation level makeup that covers a multitude of fundamental makeup techniques. The tutors will give you a deeper insight into the competitive world of makeup by sharing their professional experiences and knowledge of the industry.
Upon completion of this course you will be awarded:
“The Foundation Certificate in Professional Makeup Artistry”
This certificate includes Beauty, Fashion and Photographic makeup awarded by the (London Academy of Freelance Makeup)
And 1 further individual internationally accredited certificate awarded by an accredited global body if the module is passed
Benefits and Exclusive Opportunities for Students include
Train from London’s most accredited makeup school offering more Internationally recognised and accredited qualifications and certificates to our students than any other school in London
Train from the only private makeup school who is accredited and awards students with certificates By the UK government Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)
Learn from several international Guest Freelance Makeup Artists throughout your course giving you more skills and techniques
Take advantage to build your starter kit with a personal shopping trip with your mentors during your course and benefit with special pro discounts exclusive to AOFM students
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.Our students can take advantage of PRO events and masterclass with MAC
AOFM offers a FREE and unlimited aftercare program including masterclass 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.
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
Fees & Dates
Total Programme Fee £1300 includes :
Course Fees £1200
AOFMpro 25-piece brush collection included FREE
Accreditation Fees £100
- The Academy will accept a 50% 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.
Course Dates and Times :
The course timings are 10am to 6pm
Saturdays & Sundays over 3 weekends
FEBRUARY: 16th February 2019 – 3rd March 2019
MAY: 18th May 2019 – 2nd June 2019
SEPTEMBER: 31st August 2019 – 15th September 2019
Exam Date : 22nd September, 2019.
NOVEMBER: 2nd November 2019 – 17th November 2019
Exam Date : 8th 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.