The Professional Makeup Artist Course – Level 2 Qualification


The Professional Makeup Artist Course with VTCT Level 2 Qualification is a 10-day fast-track intensive training course that is ideal if you want to launch yourself into a career as a qualified makeup artist. We’ll take you through all the makeup essentials and show you how to create perfect, camera-ready looks.

|| We supply Models from all ethnic backgrounds to practice on for all Professional Courses || Receive a Professional Brush Set + £150 Kit Building Product Voucher included with this course || Small Class Sizes, so you receive the attention you need || Join our Award-Winning Makeup School based in the heart of London || Create Your Personalised Education & Progression Plan with our team of Student Development Advisors (SDA’s) ||


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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 –

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This course is 10 days in total and can be completed either

Full-Time (4 Weeks)

Weeks 1 to 3 – Monday to Wednesday (3-days)
Week 4 – 1 day Photoshoot (booking required)


Part-Time – 10 Days

Saturday’s (9-days) + 1-day Photoshoot (booking required)

Check the course enrolment options down below for start dates.

Please note all students are required to complete a prerequisite course before undertaking this course (details provided below).

This course is also available as a 1 to 1 personalised course, with direct 1 to 1 attention with your tutor. Additional fees apply.



1 to 1: This course is also available as a 1 to 1 personalised course, with models provided and direct 1 to 1 attention with your tutor for £4477 GBP (to enrol on this course for a 1 to 1 please use the contact form at the bottom of the page before enrolling).


Designed with the beginner in mind, we’ll introduce you to the world of professional makeup. Starting with the basics, the course will lead you through a variety of looks and build your skills day by day. We’ll explain theories of colour, contour and face shapes and show you how to use these to create flawless looks for the camera. You’ll learn how to use your new skills creatively to develop your own style with plenty of extra details to become a stand-out makeup artist.

You’ll leave the course with all the skills and confidence you need to take the first steps in your new career.

We’ll start by guiding you through the basics of skincare and colour theory then show you step by step how to apply makeup perfectly.

Each day, we’ll help you build on your skills to create everything from natural makeup to a creative fantasy design and everything in between.

We’ll also explain everything you need to know about lighting as well as developing your design skills and giving you the insider knowledge to build a pro-kit and get your career off to the best start.


→ Skin prep – understanding the skin and getting it ready for makeup
→ Flawless Skin Techniques – creating the perfect base on all Global Skin Tones and Skin Types
→ Corrective Concealers – camouflaging the most common skin issues
→ Contouring – the essentials of highlighting and shading
→ Major Makeup Principles including Colour Theory, Face Shapes, and the Psychology of Makeup – the background to successful colour matching and effective design
→ Natural makeup – achieving the popular “no makeup” look
→ Bridal makeup – creating real-life and editorial bridal looks
→ Evening makeup – the timeless smoky eye
→ Vintage looks – recreating iconic looks from modern history
→ Fantasy makeup – a chance to experiment with exciting makeup designs
→ Perfect Brows – the latest techniques for a flattering shape
→ Eye Makeup – using shadows and creams to create subtle looks or drama
→ Eyeliner – mastering smooth lines and the perfect flick
→ False Lashes – different techniques to add definition to the eyes
→ Blusher and Bronzer – creating everything from a rosy flush to a deep golden glow
→ Lips – techniques for plumping, shaping and defining
→ Professional work principles including Health & Safety, Hygiene and Client Care
→ Kit info – professional tools and products to get the best results
→ Social Media, Website and Marketing advice


All Seventa Makeup Academy Students are required to have completed and passed the VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Make-Up Services before undertaking this course.


The Professional Makeup Artist Course awards participants with a Seventa Makeup Academy Diploma Certificate + VTCT Level 2 Qualification which is fully insurable and allows students to apply professional makeup on private clients for any occasion.


VTCT Level 2 Award in the Art of Photographic Make-Up

VTCT (ITEC) Level 2 Award in Infection Prevention (COVID-19) for Make-Up Services


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 + Kit Building Voucher Included: Exclusive to Seventa Makeup Academy, Students will receive a Ten Image Professional Brush Set with Brush Belt + £150 Kit Building Product Voucher included in the course fees and 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 all skin types and tones.

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.

We provide models for all types of skin tones, enabling our students to have an understanding and learn to work with Global Skin Tones and Types from all backgrounds.


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 Bridal Makeup Artist Course, learning the special skills needed to excel in this popular market. Or you might want to extend your skills with our Fashion and Catwalk Makeup Artist Course – developing your techniques with advanced skills, looks and designs for the fashion industry.

Other areas students can explore include 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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Please note: This course requires a minimum of 2 students to be enrolled, or this course may be rescheduled. Alternatively, students have the option to upgrade their course to a 1 to 1 Personalised Course, with direct 1 to 1 attention with your tutor to proceed with the scheduled course dates.

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.

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