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2 Week Foundation Course in Makeup | Central School of Makeup

The Central School of Makeup - 2 Week Foundation Make-up Course
Course fee | £999 Deposit | £199 Type | Full Time Course Time | 2 Weeks
Our 2 week foundation make-up courses give you the chance to work in a professional make-up studio environment and be taught by industry leading make-up artists.
This course takes you through all the basic skills in professional make-up artistry. It covers day, evening, special occasion and bridal looks plus techniques such as the popular classics such as the smokey eyes and vintage liner. It is suitable for both beginners and those who wish to refresh or update their skills. After completing the 2 week course and on completion of your ‘working portfolio’ you will be assessed by an external IMA examiner. There will be several assessment days to choose from throughout the year. Courses are balanced between demonstrations and hands on practical workshop.
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

Monday - Friday

 Monday - Friday


10.00am - 4.30pm

 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

ISOCLEAN Brush Cleaner & Professional Brush Set available in our Online Store or to purchase at the School throughout your course.  

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