Fashion & Photographic Makeup

Fashion & Photography Makeup​ course

Fashion & Photographic Makeup (CIBTAC Level 3 Certificate in Fashion & Photographic Makeup) (MQF Level 4)

This fully accredited Level 3 course is designed to train the student as a makeup artist for today’s fashion, photographic, and TV industry. 

Students qualify and are prepared for an industry-recognized international level, and the certificate is approved by the Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (CIBTAC). 

The Certificate will allow you to practice as a makeup artist in an evolving world full of lights, cameras, and action, as well as assist photographers, work in shops, salons, and theatre. 

You will be able to develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in employment as a make-up artist.

We teach a practical course to perfect the skills and techniques needed to work in any area of makeup with a strong tilt towards the fashion industry. 

Students attending the Fashion & Photographic Makeup course will cover the following: 

  • Skin / Skin disorders / Bones of the skull
  • Facial correction and contouring
  • Bridal makeup (day and evening)
  • Fantasy makeup
  • Periodic makeup
  • Commercial makeup
  • Fashion makeup
  • Photographic makeup (colour / black & white) 

During studies students will be given the opportunity to complete a portfolio with a visiting photographer coming to the class to take photos, to prepare them for fashion shoots.

Career Opportunities

This course will give you the skills for entry-level positions in the makeup industry, such as:

  • Makeup artist both in Malta and internationally
  • Makeup Consultant
  • Salon business owner
  • Salon manager/owner
  • Assisting in the Film/theatre industry

Successful students can progress to employment in Fashion, beauty salons, photosets, freelance, mobile makeup artists, department store counters.

Students can also choose to work abroad with their international CIBTAC Makeup Certificate

Frequently Asked Questions

The lessons are held at the International School of Beauty Therapy in Santa Venera, Malta (see map)

Questions? Get In Touch With ISBT

International School of Beauty Therapy


Triq Galanton Vassallo, Santa Venera, MALTA.
+356 2144 0424
Opening Hours: 8am to 5pm (Monday to Friday)

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