Beginners Professional Makeup Artist Course – 5 Day

Beginners Professional Makeup Artist Course - Seventa Makeup Academy


Our 5-day Beginners Professional Makeup Artist Course is an intensive training course that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to perform professional makeup application and get you started with a career in the creative world of makeup artistry.

|| Models from all ethnic backgrounds provided to practice on || Receive a Professional Brush Set included with this course || Small Class Sizes, so you receive the attention you need or Maximised Learning 1-to-1 Personalised Course || Join our Award-Winning Makeup School in London || Create Your Personalised Education & Progression Plan with our team of Student Development Advisors (SDA’s) ||


5.0 out of 5 stars (based on 38 reviews)


I had the most amazing experience I was a novice when I started the course. It was very organised, everything explained beforehand and the studio was fantastic, I felt very comfortable. I enjoyed the practical side of the workshop not only did I learn new skills, I had great fun. – Finola –


This course is offered over 5 days and offers specialised makeup artistry training through personalised 1-on-1 sessions, maximising your learning experience.

This course is also offered in small groups of up to 4 students. Check the course enrolment section down below for dates of our small group class sessions.

We require a minimum of two participants for courses that offer small group sessions before the course can proceed. If you’re interested in enrolling in a small group session of your chosen course, you can join our waitlist which starts the matching process to match your availability with the availability of others who wish to enrol in the same course.



£1497 GBP (Small group sessions)


£2237 GBP (Personalised 1-on-1 session, maximising your learning experience).


This course is ideal for anyone who would like to turn their passion and dream into a reality to pursue a career as a Professional Makeup Artist.

This Professional Makeup Course is a gateway to learning everything you need to know to start a new career in makeup. You will learn all the essential skills and techniques with this hands-on practical course plus important theory and industry knowledge.

Taught by industry professionals our course provides students with the essential standards and skills required to work in the business of makeup, either independently as a freelancer, in a salon, boutique or beauty counter.


→ Major Makeup Principles including Colour Theory, Face Shapes, and the Psychology of Makeup
→ An introduction to a wide range of Professional Tools and Products
→ Creating a professional work environment including Health & Safety, Hygiene and Customer Care
→ Professional Makeup Techniques, from prepping the skin through to working with a variety of different faces
→ Understanding and working with Global Skin Tones and Skin Types from all Ethnic Backgrounds (White, Black, Asian, BAME, etc)
→ Flawless Skin Techniques – creating the perfect base
→ Corrective Concealers – camouflaging the most common skin issues
→ Creating the most sought-after Makeup looks including The No-Makeup look, Day, Evening, and Red Carpet
→ Perfect Brows – techniques to create a flattering shape
→ Eye Makeup – working with shadows and creams to create subtle looks or drama
→ Eyeliner – how to master smooth lines and the perfect flick
→ False Lashes – different techniques to add definition to the eyes
→ Understanding textures – prepping, finishing and fixing the look
→ Contouring – the basics of highlighting and shading
→ Blusher and Bronzer – creating everything from a rosy flush to a deep golden glow
→ Lips – techniques for plumping, shaping and defining
→ Creativity – space to experiment with techniques and develop your skills
→ Advice for putting together a professional makeup kit and kickstarting your business


The Beginners Professional Makeup Artist Course awards participants with a Seventa Makeup Academy Diploma Certificate which is fully insurable and allows students to apply professional makeup on private clients for any occasion. 


Professional Kit Use Included: At Seventa Makeup Academy all products are provided for the student to use during their course in class, only professional brands are used. These products have exceptional quality, are hypo-allergenic to avoid or minimise any allergic reactions, are long-lasting, respectful and caring for the skin.

Professional Brush Set Included: Exclusive to the Seventa Makeup Academy ‘Beginners Professional Makeup Course’, Students will receive a Ten Image Professional Brush Set with Brush Belt included in the course fees.  The brush set is for all students to keep to use both in class and to continue their practice outside of the academy.

Models: We will provide you with models to work on throughout your course. We try to keep the range of models as diverse as possible to offer a wide variety of skin types and tones to work with to give you the confidence and skill to work with Global Skin Tones & Types.

Maximised Learning & Practical Hours: We provide models as we believe that you should learn and practice on all types of skin to further increase your learning and practical hours on your course instead of being a model for someone else in the class taking up valuable time from your course.


Discounts of 5% are offered on courses when booking additional future courses and a bigger discount of 10% is available when booking 2 or more courses together.

Students are also automatically registered on our Professional Makeup Artist Discount Program for 20% off the Ten Image Professional product range.


After this course students can explore other areas of makeup such as our Retail Makeup Artist Course, learning the specifics needed to be a successful candidate to work in the retail beauty market. Or extend your skills with our Advanced Beauty Makeup Artist Course, this continues the lesson on makeup techniques with advanced skills, looks and technical ability to work in the fashion and editorial industry as a freelance artist.


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Makeup Course Waitlist for Small Group Sessions

We require a minimum of two participants for courses that offer small group sessions before the course can proceed. If you’re interested in enrolling in a small group session of your chosen course, you can join our waitlist which starts the matching process to match your availability with the availability of others who wish to enrol in the same course.

Alternatively, students always have the option to upgrade their course to Personalised 1-to-1 sessions to proceed with the course dates they have requested.

For more information visit Steps to Enrol and Join the Waitlist

Dates listed are provided for guidance and are subject to change. You will have the option of choosing and securing suitable course dates once your enrollment application and course fees have been paid.

Please note all course dates are subject to availability and subject to change without notice.


Completing this pre-enrolment questionnaire helps us to advise you which course or courses are best suited to you, and which ones will get you on the path to being a makeup artist in the area of the industry that you are most interested in.

Once we have received and reviewed the details you have provided you will be connected with a Student Development Advisor who will discuss the different options available with you and start creating a Personalised Education & Progression Plan that will be tailored to you and your needs.

The Student Development Advisor will also provide you with more information about what next steps are required to complete your enrolment and secure your place on an upcoming course. Eg. Payments, Finance Applications, etc. This is followed by choosing dates from the course schedules.

We look forward to seeing you in class!


Our cancellation policy applies to all courses. Once paid your course will be confirmed and no refunds can be issued. A change of dates may be requested by you with 4 weeks (Professional Courses) or more notice.

For courses where only a deposit (20% of the course fee) has been paid and you cancel (not change dates), the deposit is forfeited and is non-refundable.

Placement on a course or courses is subject to availability and we have the right to cancel or make changes to course dates without notice.

Most courses (refer to individual course pages) require a minimum of 2 students to be enrolled or the course may be rescheduled. Alternatively, students have the option to upgrade their course to a 1 to 1 Personalised Course (where available), with direct 1 to 1 attention with the tutor to proceed with the scheduled course dates.

For more details please visit the FAQ Page


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