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10 Week Mondays IMA Foundation Course in Makeup

The Central School of Makeup - 10 Week Monday Foundation Make-up Course
Course fee | £999 Deposit | £199 Type | Part Time Course Time | 10 Weeks

The ideal course for Beauty Therapists, Hair Stylists or those who wish to gain Continuing Professional Development hours (CPD)

Our IMA Foundation make-up courses take place each Monday and includes all the key skills in professional make-up artistry. It covers day, evening, special occasion and bridal looks plus classic techniques such as the smokey eye, winged eyeliner and contouring. It is suitable for beginners, those who have a general understanding of Make-up Artistry and wish to expand their knowledge, or gain the International Make-up Association (IMA) qualification. This fun, yet highly informative Monday course can lead you into the exciting world of make-up artistry such as freelance, bridal and retail. This IMA Foundation course is an ideal add-on for Hairdressers and Beauty Therapists who wish to add to their skill set. This course is the pre-requisite before taking a Creative Course and is the first module for the 8 Week IMA Diploma Course.

Additional Information

You will be invoiced the remaining balance of £800 14 days prior to your course start date.

You may be eligible to spread the cost of this course with  Interest Free Credit please click here for further information.

Please ensure that you read the Terms & Conditions and complete the booking form prior to paying your deposit.

The Central School of Make-up is located in the heart of Birmingham’s Creative Quarter. Read more about where we are here.

Course dates and Timetable
Day of week Times Start Finish


10.00am - 4.30pm








Tools of the trade & product knowledge

Cleansing procedures

Hygiene and safety

Skin analysis, face shapes and skin tones.

Colour-correcting and concealing

Warming and cooling colours (the colour wheel)

Correct application and choice of foundation

Contouring & Highlighting

Achieving perfect lips

Day make-up techniques

Evening make-up techniques

Smokey eyes

Vintage make-up

Bridal make-up

Application and blending of eye make-up

Application of eyeliners (liquid, cake, crayon and kohl)

Eyebrow shaping

The application of false eyelashes both individual & strip

Client consultation techniques

Building your make-up kit

Freelance business advice

Career Opportunities

Bridal Freelance


Photographic Makeover Studios

Beauty salons

Hair Salons

Cosmetics companies, such as MAC, Bobbi Brown, Lancôme or Chanel



IMA lifelong registration

Examination Fee

IMA assessment book

Comprehensive IMA course notes

Beauty hygiene pack


PPE Pack, including Mask and Visor

Pro Brush Set, Brush Cleaner and Colour Wheel, available in our Store or purchased on the day.

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