The foundation make-up course (Module 1) is suitable for anybody who is looking for the make-up artistry as a future career in the creative industry. There is no requirement for any previous experience in make-up as the foundation course is designed to teach from very basics of the subject. Unit 1 covers understanding of skin preparation, choice of make-up products, modern application  techniques and understanding of the profession of make-up artist. The structure of the course represents the highest standards in the educational establishments around the world.

It prepares the students for their external exam to achieve their CIBTAC international qualifications.

The foundation course unit can be attended full time over 10 Saturdays (10.00-17.00).

All students have an opportunity to achieve international qualifications Cibtac, all candidates receive the Make-Up-Centre Certificate of Attendance (terms and conditions apply).


The foundation make-up course covers:

-understanding of the make-up artist profession: health  & safety, communication and understanding of the client, importance of hygiene in the industry, professional etiquette, make-up kit and tools, career development

-facial anatomy, skin types, skin conditions, skincare products and correct skin preparation and use of skin primers

-correct choice and application of colour correctors, different types of foundations, concealers and powders

-correct choice and application of bronzers, highlighters, shaders

-colour choice, application and blending of various eye techniques (colour wash, smokey, blocks and socket line)

-correct choice and application of various eyeliners, mascaras, false lashes (strip and individuals)

-understanding the correct shape and colour of the eyebrows

-creating a perfect lip shape using various lip products (pencils, lipsticks, glosses),

-correct choice and application of blushers

Completing the foundation course results in ability of designing and perfect application of a day, evening, bridal and special occasion make-up for all clients with different skin colours, types and conditions.