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The Professional Makeup Course
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The Professional Makeup Course


LA College of Creative Arts Diploma Fashion & Media Makeup




  • Full Time: 8 weeks - Mon-Thurs - 9.30am-4.30pm

    Part Time Evenings: 28 Weeks - Monday & Tuesday evenings or Wednesday & Thursday evenings

    Part Time Saturdays: 28 Weeks - Saturdays - 10:30am - 4:00pm

    Next Course Dates:

    Part Time Saturdays: 11th March 2017


  • High Fashion Makeup Artistry including editorial & Avant Garde
  • Trend Based: Instagram, Cut Crease, Spotlight, Lash Layering Workshop 
  • Bridal Makeup including The business of Bridal & How to start your own Bridal Business, Mother of the bride and bridesmaid makeup. 
  • Fashion Styling: How to style your own photoshoot, Bridal Styling, Mother of the bride styling
  • Male Makeup: Incorporating male catwalk and editorial makeup
  • 3 Live Photoshoots to produce 8 professional looks for your digital portfolio
  • The Business of Makeup: How to set up your own business, Insiders guide to breaking the industry, Marketing 
  • Hair Styling for a Makeup Artist
  • Creative studies including Body Painting & Facepainting
  • Period Makeup with a modern twist
  • Makeup for Film & Television
  • Special Effects and Trauma Makeup 


This programme is the industry’s leading intense fast track course. LA Creative are renowned for producing highly skilled and trained makeup artists. Professional Course Alumni have gone on to careers working in leading dramas, employers from ITV to BBC and International , makeup counters including MAC and INGLOT.



Designed for those who want to pursue a career as a professional make-up artist. Our professional make-up artist course offers a superior level of industry training. LA Creative are the number one makeup training providers in the industry. 

New techniques and skills are demonstrated through live interactive presentations and seminars. Every aspect of this course is delivered by a reputable tutor, all of whom are working make-up artists and experts within their field. Promoting learning by practice with an emphasis on attention to detail, LA College of Creative Arts College is passionate about preparing students for work in their selected fields.

Every element of this course is continually reviewed and updated to ensure that the techniques and materials used are showcasing the latest trends and industry advancements.


 Students will complete in three photoshoots over the duration of the course, working alongside an industry leading photographer. These final images will create an eight image digital portfolio, a key requirement and promotional tool for every make-up artist.

Preparing students for work after they graduate is of primary concern for LA College of Creative Arts. With this priority in mind every student on the professional make-up artist course will complete a one day business seminar focusing on book keeping, tax, VAT, industry networking, customer service, branding and marketing.

All students on The Professional Course are eligible to apply for the LA College of Creative Arts Career Work Experience Programme. Former students of this course have enjoyed work placements on leading magazine titles such as Stellar Magazine, Confetti and Hotpress as well as top rating TV shows like TV3’s Xpose, Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model and Sky One’s Got To Dance.



Please bring along:

Makeup Cleanser and Moisturizer
Note Book & Pen

Included your course fee:

A MAC Makeup Kit
Award winning complete artistry brush set in rose gold
Student Discount Card for leading brands and companies



Full Course Cost: €3545.00*

Deposit Amount: €800.00 (non refundable)

Includes Mandatory 1 Year MUA Insurance €45

*This course includes a manageable payment plan. (Please note that there is a €100 charge on any missed instalments)

Early bird option available; pay in full before your course starts and receive €300 discountEarly bird option available; pay in full before your course starts and receive €300 discount


Students have 2 options: FT - 8 weeks Option 1- €800 deposit and 2700€ paid: 1350.00€ Commencement, 1350€ Midpoint. Option 2- Early bird pay in full before course and get €300 off. PT- 6 months Option 1- €800 deposit. Instalments- 4 months of €675. Option 2- Early bird pay in full before course and get €300 off.


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