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ITEC created this Make Up course for those working in salons, pharmacies or for those seeking a qualification to complement a beauty qualification.

You will learn skin analysis and care, how to even out skin tone, correct face, lip and eye shapes.

This comprehensive Make Up course is designed to help you develop your own personal creative style in makeup application.  You may choose not to sit the ITEC examinations and as all materials are supplied during the class, purchasing a Student Kit is optional. You will however be required to purchase a set of makeup brushes.

Qualifications Gained

  • Portobello Institute Certificate
  • ITEC Certificate in Facial Make Up (optional)

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.

Class Sizes

We are committed to ensuring you gain the most, academically and personally, during your study time with Portobello.  To facilitate this, we limit our class sizes to a maximum of 14 students on part-time programmes. With these uniquely small classes, we create the environment for you get to know everyone in your group, you can then feel comfortable and confident to ask questions and our tutors have the time to attend to the needs of each and every student. Many of our students tell us of the lifelong friendships they have made during their study time with Portobello.

Course Structure

This is a part time course delivered 1 evening a week or 1 day  a week

Course Content Modules

  1. Skin Analysis including care, maintenance, conditions and treatments, corrective camouflage.
  2. Face, eye, nose and lip shapes
  3. Skin tones - contour and highlighting
  4. Make-up trends and kits
  5. Colour theory
  6. Basic lighting
  7. Hygiene - sterilization and best practice
  8. Facial make up tips, techniques and demonstrations
  9. Practical and theory work. Case studies
  10. Cosmetic Science


Do I have to purchase a Make Up kit?

Students are required to purchase their own makeup kit.  This will be discussed further with you when you attend your first class.

Do I have to sit the ITEC exam?

No, the ITEC exam is optional.


Name: Facial Make Up Part time

Cost: 699 Euro

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Course CodePrice and LocationInfo
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 17/10/18 - 06/02/19
  • Wed 6.30 - 9.30pm

Additional Course Costs

Please read Course Payment Information for full details as to when you will make these additional course payments.

  • Itec exam fee: £110 (optional)
  • Materials approx: €110