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The Central School of Make Up

4 Week IMA Foundation & Creative Course - Deposit Paid Today

£470.00 GBP
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Course fee | £2,350 Deposit | £470 Type | Full Time Course Time | 4 Weeks

We’re delighted to announce our Combined IMA Foundation Certificate & Creative Artistry Course Dates for 2020. 

This is an exciting and intensive make-up course, incorporating the Two-week IMA Beauty Foundation Level Course and the Two-week Creative Make-up Course. Also included in the course cost is a Professional Photoshoot. 

This is one of our most popular and comprehensive make-up courses, taking Students from basic level through to Bridal and Special Occasion as well as learning all about the world of Fashion, Editorial, Photography and Catwalk Artistry. 

Included in the course cost, you also will have the opportunity to attend a professional photo shoot with top photographer Garazi and agency signed models. Your lecturers will guide you with advice to develop an industry worthy Mood Board and will have the opportunity to showcase your skills, enabling you to start building a portfolio ready for freelance work.  This year, we will also be inviting artists from this course to exhibit their work at a prestigious event in Birmingham hosted by the School, boosting your professional opportunities even more!

Upon finalising your course you will receive the prestigious IMA Foundation Certificate Qualification and Certification in Creative, Fashion and Photography Make-up. 

Additional Information
You will be invoiced the remaining balance of £1,880 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.

Course dates and Timetable
Day of week Times Start Finish
Monday - Friday 10.00am - 4.30pm 12/10/20


**Break for half term from 26-30 October

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

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