Level 1 Award in Makeup Application

Level 1 Award in
Basic Makeup Application



This course is a Level 1 Award and an excellent way to begin your training! You will get all the basics like skin prep and how to apply foundation and contour, and also learn the skills to choose and blend the right colours starting with natural and bridal and competing with glamour bridal and smokey eye so that you can do your own makeup or even your friends, you can then progress onto more professional courses if you feel that you would like to change career or learn something new.




Course Outline:

  • Full face makeup demo in each lesson
  • Learning the fundamentals of face & eye shapes & colour theory
  • Cleaning & looking after your own skin & developing a skincare routine 
  • Colour matching, skin undertones, blending techniques & more
  • Contouring & highlighting skills
  • Photoshoots with professional photographers to help build your portfolio
  • Self-employment & Social media training




Course Content:

  • 10-week makeup course
  • Currently available in Manchester
  • Kit: £250.00 (Support is available from Prince’s Trust if eligible)
  • Makeup kit to include: MORPHE, NYX, MAC, Doll Beauty & Plouise
    (skin products, eyeshadow palettes, lip products, lashes, brushes & sponges)
  • Funding: Available if you are not in education, employment or training
    & are between 15 – 25 years old
  • Course Cost: £1000





Industry Skills:

  • 1 Photoshoot session each week
  • Working with industry standards in place, learning to work professionally on-set
  • Creating Tiktoks, IG Reals, stories & step-by-step carousel posts for social media
  • Portfolio building days
  • Masterclasses from local hair and makeup artists
  • Makeup Bootcamp days with salons and businesses taking on staff
  • We include social media skills, Business professionalism, invoicing & self-employment skills
  • Health & safety talks & practicals are included in-salon & in business sessions
  • Guest Masterclasses – High fashion, prom, glamorous & evening makeups
  • All students will have the opportunity of work placements





Course Progression:

Students can progress onto other VTCT accredited courses

  • VTCT Level 2 Makeup Artistry
  • Be Your Own Boss: Business
  • Intro to Media: Photography




Click the pink button to fill out our enrolment form & let’s fulfil your dreams of becoming a professional makeup artist!