The objective of the program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to become certified Makeup Artist. The course is recognized and aligned with expectations of The Cosmetology Association of New Brunswick (CANB) and is intended to provide students opportunity to develop the technical skills through classroom and salon like experiences. Graduates of the Makeup Artistry Program can find work as freelancers in a variety of fields. Other opportunities include working as a makeup artist in spas, beauty salons or cruise ships, as well as working as a buyer, distributor or makeup artistry instructor.

The Medes College Makeup Artistry Program provides hands-on training to become an expert in the Beauty Industry. In 350 hours of theoretical and practical training our Makeup Artistry Program consists of: Color theory, tools and products, makeup applications, lash extensions, lash enhancements and advanced makeup techniques. Students will gain the skills and training they need to start their successful career.

Duration: 12 weeks , 350 hours
Schedule: 3.5 days per week

Start Date: June , 2019
End Date: August, 2019

Admissions Requirements:
  • Standard Admission: Grade 12 diploma OR successful completion of the General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Mature Admission: At least 21 years of age with grade 10
  • CANB Certification
  • Medes Makeup Artistry Diploma

Course outline:
  • Basic theory of professional make-up
  • Professional and personal ethics and image
  • Law and by-laws of the Association
  • Disinfection of instruments and sanitation of workspace
  • Exhibition management
  • Communication for success
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Essential skills in skin structure and regeneration
  • History and possibilities
  • Tools and products
  • Colour theory
  • Make-up application: day/evening makeup/wedding/photography/fashion/fantasy/avant-gardist makeup
  • Advanced make-up techniques: Corrective make-up, tattoo camouflage, dyeing and airbrush make-up
  • Application and removal of false eyelashes and eyelash extension
* Note: The Medes College reserves the right to change course curriculum, schedule, fees or to postpone classes if they needed.