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The Central School of Make Up

20 Week IMA Foundation & Creative Course - Deposit Paid Today

£440.00 GBP
The Central School of Makeup - 20 Week Foundation & Creative Course
Course fee | £2,200 Deposit | £440 Type | Part Time Course Time | 20 Weeks

Now available at the Weekend! This exciting and intensive make-up course incorporates the the 10 week Foundation Course from basic level through to bridal & special occasion make-up plus the 10 week Advanced Fashion and Creative Make-up Course, including a professional fashion photographic shoot.

The 20 week course is taught by many different top professional working Make-up Artists taking you through techniques and trends for catwalk (runway), television, film, and photographic make-up (for editorials etc).

You will have the opportunity to see how a professional Make-up Artist presents a portfolio, and receive advice on starting your own freelance business. Towards the end of the course you will attend a professional photo-shoot with a top fashion photographer to kick start your portfolio. Check out previous students work here.

This is one of our most popular make up courses and promises to be exciting and motivating for those who wish to become a professional Make-up Artist. No other make-up course at any other college gives you the chance to work with all the latest make up products and be instructed each day by top working Make-up Artists. Remember, these Pro’s always need a make-up assistant…and it could be you!

Additional Information 
You will be invoiced the remaining balance of £1,760 14 days prior to your course start date.

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

*During this course you will be invited to an exclusive MAC event whereby you will receive an elevated 35% Pro Discount whilst in store. Terms and Conditions apply.
Course dates and Timetable
Day of week Times Start Finish



10.00am - 4.30pm TBC

Foundation Level

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

Creative Level

Airbrushing (Including Tattoo Covering, Brows, Skin and Creative Airbrush)

High Fashion Make-up

Photographic Make-up

Instagram Ready/High Glamour Make-up

Male Grooming


Cut Crease


Trend Make-up

Body Paint

Pop Art

Freelance Business advice

Professional Photoshoot with top Fashion Photographer Garazi to kick start your portfolio - Check out our Gallery of Student Work here...

Career Opportunities

Bridal Freelance


Photographic Makeover Studios

Beauty salons

Hair Salons

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





Cosmetic companies ‘Pro-teams’




Guest Artists

(Subject to availability)


IMA lifelong registration

Examination Fee

IMA assessment book

Comprehensive IMA course notes

Beauty hygiene pack

A set of Pro Brushes

Pro Hygiene Brush Cleaners available in our Store or purchased on the day for £10
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