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Diploma in Makeup Artistry

₦ 1,000,000.00

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills as a professional make-up artist working with performers to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to provide hair and make-up...

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The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills as a professional make-up artist working with performers to a high level of occupational ability, to enable you to provide hair and make-up services in the media, theatre, performing arts, fashion and photographic industries. It also provides a sound platform for further learning. Our Diploma in Makeup Artistry is exclusively designed to cover all aspects of basic skills of makeup to advanced fashion, prosthetics, special effects, wigs, period hair, special effects and many more niche areas of training.

Following are the main objectives of the training program: 

• To provide quality training to those seeking a career as professional Makeup Artists.

• To introduce the culture of safe, clean, healthy and pleasant environment at training centers and workplaces; related Makeup Artistry. 

• To enhance the economic opportunities for the Makeup graduates. 

• To provide improved services to the ever increasing cliental. 

• To develop understanding of the basic principles, properties and application of various types of cosmetics and their effect on the skin. 

• To impart working knowledge of handling and care of the equipment’s and implements used in Makeup Artistry.

• To impart basic knowledge of profession ethics and attitude. 

Career Progression Pathways: 

• Freelancer

• Makeup Artist

• Theatre make-up artist 

• Film make-up artist 

• TV make-up artist 

• Make-up designer 

• Product developer 

• Entrepreneur

Courses Levels

Course Code: TIAS-MUAL1 

This program is designed to embark on a career as a freelance, professional Make-Up Artist  

Course Eligibility: Open to all 

Duration: 200 hours (Includes both theory and practical hours) 6 Days a week Monday to Saturday, 3 Hours per day. 67 days  

Examination: Theory Subjective and Objective: 100 marks. Practicals 100 Marks (Candidate should be able to successfully demonstrate all beauty treatments) 

Overview of our Course Syllabus 

1. Orientation & Induction

2. Health & Safety

3. Fulfil Salon Reception Duties

4. Promote additional products & services to clients

5. Develop & Maintain your effectiveness at work

6. Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology

7. Cytology 

8. Histology

9. Integumentary system (skin, nail, hair, glands, nerves, circulatory vessels) 

10. Facial Bones

11. Facial Muscles

12. The Blood

13. Lymphatic system

14. Ph. scale

15. Dermatology (Skin types, skin conditions, skin disease & disorders) 

16. Facial Analysis for Makeup: Eye shapes and Face Shapes 

17. Provide Eyebrow Treatments

18. Introduction to Makeup: History & development, types of makeup & makeup terminologies

19. Makeup Product Knowledge

20. Tools & Equipment’s of Trades

21. Principles of researching, planning and showcasing designs

22. Color Theory

23. Light Studies

24. Eye Makeup and Liner Applications

25. Day Look

26. Evening Party Look

27. Nude Look

28. Wet / Glossy Look

29. Corrective Makeup

30. Engagement Look

31. Bridal Look

32. Reception Look

33. Hair styling (Settings, Blow drying, Plaiting and twisting, Backcombing, Flat pin curling, Temporary hair   additions & Heated styling equipment.  Pony, Braids, Buns and Bridal hair styles) 


Course Code: TIAS-MUA2 

To provide candidates with the required knowledge and information to enable them to be effectively employed as competent and confident make-up artists in the field of media make-up. The course is comprehensive and designed specifically for media make-up. 

Course Eligibility: For Fresher’s Level 1 is mandatory. For professionals a skill test result will be considered 

Duration: 335 hours (Includes both theory and practical hours) 6 Days a week Monday to Saturday, 3 Hours per day. 112 days  

Examination: Theory Subjective and Objective: 100 marks. Practicals 100 Marks (Candidate should be able to successfully demonstrate all beauty treatments) 

Overview of our Course Syllabus 

1. Orientation & Induction

2. Health & Safety

3. Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology

4. Cytology 

5. Histology

6. Integumentary system (skin, nail, hair, glands, nerves, circulatory vessels) 

7. Skeletal System

8. Facial Muscles

9. The Blood

10. Lymphatic system

11. Ph. scale

12. Dermatology (Skin types, skin conditions, skin disease & disorders) 

13. Facial Analysis for Makeup: Eye shapes and Face Shapes

14. Body Types

15. Cosmetic Chemistry

16. Advance Light & Color theory

17. The creation and presentation of a look book and an industry portfolio

18. Fashion and Photography Makeup- ( High fashion, Commercial / Portfolio Makeup,  Black and White Makeup,  Editorial,  Catwalk,  Fashion shows, Photographic , Tv & Film , High definition make-up)

19. Hair Styling For Fashion Photographic Makeup

20. Historical Hair and Makeup

21. Camouflage Makeup

22. Specialist Bridal Hair and Makeup

23. Air Brush Make up & Body Art

24. Avant-garde hair and make-up

25. Media make-up blogging


Course Code: TIAS-MUAL3 

This program is designed to teach students the process of realistic prosthetic makeup application from start to finish, which is considered an essential skill for makeup artists in the field of film and television.  

Course Eligibility: For Fresher’s Level 1 & 2 is mandatory. For professionals a skill test result will be considered 

Duration: 390 hours (Includes both theory and practical hours) 6 Days a week Monday to Saturday, 3 Hours per day. 130 days  

Examination: Theory Subjective and Objective: 100 marks. Practicals 100 Marks (Candidate should be able to successfully demonstrate all beauty treatments) 

Overview of our Course Syllabus 

1. Orientation & Induction 

2. Health & Safety

3. Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology

4. Cytology 

5. Histology

6. Integumentary system (skin, nail, hair, glands, nerves, circulatory vessels) 

7. Skeletal System

8. Muscular System

9. The Cardiovascular System

10. Lymphatic system

11. The Nervous System

12. The digestive system

13. Respiratory system

14. Urinary system

15. Reproductive system 

16. Endocrine system

17. Ph. scale

18. Dermatology (Skin types, skin conditions, skin disease & disorders) 

19. Facial Analysis for Makeup: Eye shapes and Face Shapes

20. Body Types, figure faults

21. Prosthetics and Special Effect Makeup

22. Create, cast small prosthetic pieces and bald caps

23. Special effects make-up

24. Create, dress and fit facial postiche

25. Costume design and prop making

26. Semi-Permanent Makeup / Micropigmentation