Course Title

2 Week Foundation Certificate Course

Course Dates

12/06/17 - 23/06/17
Fully booked
17/07/17 - 28/07/17
Less than 5 seats left
11/09/17 - 22/09/17
30/10/17 - 10/11/17
08/01/18 - 19/01/18
05/03/18 - 16/03/18
30/04/18 - 11/05/18

2 Weeks 30 hours per week
Monday to Friday



Cost: £1200 Deposit: £240

Our two-week Foundation make-up courses gives you the chance to work in a professional make-up studio environment and be taught by industry expert make-up artists.

This course takes you through all the basic skills in professional make-up artistry. It covers day, evening, special occasion and bridal looks plus all the techniques required to achieve them. It is suitable for both beginners, and those who wish to refresh or update their natural skills. You will be working in a professional make-up studio environment. The courses are balanced between demonstrations and hands-on practical elements. This course is the prerequisite for moving on to a Creative Course.

•    Leading Fashion brands are provided for our classrooms.
Including; Bobbi Brown, Nars, Shu Uemura, Mac, Illamasqua, Make-up for Ever, Laura Mercier…
•    IMA Foundation course notes provided
•    The minimum age for entry to this course is 18 years
•    All products – including make-up and skin care plus disposable items – are included
•    Brushes are NOT included. You will require Professional make-up brushes. You can buy our LSM PRO Brush set & cleaner when booking a course online.

Please note: You will be required to bring a digital photographic device (phone/camera) to keep a record of your work. Please backup your photographs regularly during the course.
Please note: Male students are required to supply a female model to work on.
Please note: All students will be working on each other. If you have problematic skin, or cannot be worked on for any other reason, you will be required to bring in a model to replace yourself.


•     Tools of the trade & product knowledge
•     Cleansing procedures
•     Hygiene and safety
•     Skin analysis, face shapes and skin tones.
•     Colour-correcting and concealing
•     Warming and cooling colours (the colour wheel)
•     Correct application and choice of foundation
•     Highlighting, shading plus the use of blushers
•     Achieving perfect lips
•     Application and blending of eye make-up
•     Application of eyeliners (liquid, cake, crayon and kohl)
•     Eyebrow shaping
•     The application of false eyelashes both individual & strip
•     Client consultation techniques
•     Building your make-up kit
•     This part covers Both Day and Evening looks plus Western Bridal

IMA International Make-up Association

Make-up Application Certificate

Day, Evening & Bridal make-up
There are six components to the qualification:

•     Attendance
•     Evidence of practical skills
•     Theory paper
•     Coursework
•     Evaluation
•     External examinations

Each student will need to pass two external examinations in order to obtain this qualification. There will be a separate ‘brief’ for each external examination:

•     Day make-up
•     Evening make-up

make up ima qualification

LSM Pro store Make-up Brush set (14 brush) £110.00

14 high quality sable & hair brushes in a protective brush roll

LSM Pro store Instant Brush Cleaner
(per bottle) £12.00

LSM Pro Store Brush Cleaner cleans and sanitises natural and synthetic makeup brushes by removing product residue, oil and pigments and kills 99.99% of bacteria within 60 seconds.

Do you accept overseas student?

Yes we take students from outside of the European Union, An overseas student is someone who lives outside of the EU and requires a visa.

Do you offer student visas?

No we do not offer student visas as our courses are less than six months long. You can undertake a course for up to 30 days in duration with us providing it is part of your visit using a visitor’s visa. You will have to apply independently for this visa from your own country.