Design and Apply Makeup for Photography

Want to work in fashion, catwalk or television?

Its a whole new world!

If you want to get behind the scenes of where all the action happens, lets get you trained up and ready!!

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Photography Makeup Courses Sydney | Become a Pro Makeup Artist

Lights, Camera, Action!

Fashion, catwalk and television, its a whole new world!

Fun, glamorous, high energy, creative, lots of behind the scenes drama, it has it all!

If this is where you see yourself, then lets get cracking, time is a wasting!  Lets get your talent shining and get you out there!

The Design and Apply Makeup for Photography is the second makeup unit after completing the Design and Apply Makeup course.  Here you will study how to apply flawless photographic make-up for any situation.

You will learn what products to use to get that perfect dewy finish for your model, and understand the current trends on runway and television.

In this course we talk about how to plan for a photoshoot, looking at mood boards, on-set lighting, set equipment, colour intensity, black and white photography, high definition makeup and tips of how to get your foot in the door of this competitive industry.

At the end of the course, your final project will be to plan and create a real photoshoot and capture your work to contribute to your portfolio.

Excited? To find out more, click on the Course Outline tab.

Ready to ENROL NOW?

Choose a Course Date, and click Book Now.

Want to keep practicing?

Once you have completed your course, we offer graduate students unlimited return visits to our college campus to continue Student Clinic.

Here you can practise, practise, practise!!

You can keep practicing your new skills under the supervision of a trainer who can continue coaching you, to help you build more confidence, help you keep up the momentum, practise on improving and perfecting your new skills and help you increase your speed to meet with industry standards. There is no need to do any further theory as you have already qualified.


  • Course Hours | 35hrs
  • Theory Hours | 12.5hrs
  • Practical Hours | 22.5hrs

  • Media setting or occasion
  • Onset Lighting
  • Onset Equipment
  • Photoshoot planning
  • Photoshoot moodboards
  • Black and white photography
  • High definition photography
  • Colour Value
  • Colour Combinations

  • How to setup your Workstation
  • How to check in & check out your client in booking software
  • How to perform a Client Consultation
  • How to design a Face Chart
  • How to prep your clients skin for makeup application
  • How to correctly apply makeup onto a client
  • How to apply fashion makeup looks
  • How to apply runway makeup looks
  • How to apply TV makeup looks
  • Flexible Class Delivery – Correspondence & On Campus

    Course Duration 13 weeks
    Hours Call reception to book in 5 Student Clinic sessions
    Days Theory material will be posted out, so you can study at home at your own pace

    Day Class – On Campus

    Course Duration 5 full days
    Hours 9:30am-5:00pm
    Days Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri

    Night Class – On Campus – $97 additional fee applies

    Course Duration 1 evening x 10 consecutive weeks
    Hours 6pm-9:30pm
    Nights Tues | Students are required to bring their own model to each class

    Designer Class

    For an additional fee of $97/student or group, you have the flexibility to design your own study and select custom study dates.
    Contact our team at reception on 1300 30 31 40 to discuss your study needs.

    Additional Student Clinic Sessions – $97/session

    Options Option 1 | Day Sessions Option 2 | Night Sessions
    Clinic Days/Nights Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu, Fri
    Demonstrations 10:30am 6:00pm
    Clinic Hours 12:30pm-5:00pm 7:30pm-9:30pm

    We are a full service beauty college and therefore we provide 99.9% of everything you need to study here on our campus. You do not need to bring anything with you, except lunch, snacks and extreme passion!

    Your course includes all of the following:

  • Textbook
  • Work folder/Units of Competency, note paper and practical logbook
  • Pens, pencils and highlighters are provided
  • Theory lectures
  • Practical sessions
  • All tools, equipment and materials provided
  • Take home kit provided (Fees apply)
  • Some models provided
  • Lunch room for you to have tea and coffee, fridge to keep your lunch, and microwave to heat your food
  • Certificate on successful completion of the course
  • Ongoing online and phone support
  • Access to the Facebook closed group ‘BDLI Student Lounge’
  • Career advice
  • Job search assistance
  • Unlimited return for additional practical sessions (Fees apply)
  • Unlimited return for additional business coaching sessions (Fees apply)
  • Access to convenient free parking
  • Not driving? Allawah train station is a stones throw away
  • Makeup Starter Kit – $147* (Save $85)

    BDLP Anti-Bacterial Spray – 100ml
    BDLP Scissors – x1
    BDLP Mascara Wands – 25pk
    BDLP Lip Gloss Wands – 25pk
    BDLP Lip Brush Wands – 25pk
    BDLP Eyeliner Wands – 25pk
    BDLP Brush Set – x1
    Use of class makeup

    *All kits are subject to stock availability and subject to change without notice. Discounted kit price only available at the time of enrolment or if purchased one week prior to the course commencing.

    There are no study prerequisites or need for previous beauty industry experience to do this course. However, if you have no beauty industry background or experience, when enrolling it is important that you select the button ‘Optional Recognised Certificate via RPL ($150)’.

    This will mean, when you successfully pass and complete your training, you will be issued with a recognised industry certificate to meet the minimum requirements to work in the beauty industry.


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