ITEC ITEC Advanced Certificate in Fashion,
Theatre, and Media Makeup

About the course

The advanced makeup course is suitable for those looking to progress further in depth into professional makeup artistry. You must have covered the ITEC certificate in makeup to progress to the advanced course.

This course covers all aspects of fashion, theatrical and Special effects MakeUp, and delve deeper into makeup application.

Let your inner artist shine!!

Course Content

  • In-depth Skincare and Analysis
  • Recapping Contraindications and contra-actions to Makeup
  • Effects of lighting on Makeup
  • Principles of Colour
  • Artist Preparation
  • Working to a script
  • Hygiene and sterilisation
  • Face Chart
  • Perfecting blending and application techniques


  • Black & White Photography Makeup
  • Eyeliner Techniques
  • Dramatic / Glamarous Makeup
  • Film / TV Makeup
  • Brow Blocking
  • Fashion and Catwalk Makeup
  • Fantasy Makeup (create your own fantasy character)
  • Trend Makeup
  • Period and Era Makeup
  • Female-Male makeup
  • Avant Garde Makeup
  • Indusrty Skills: Working as a Makeup artist

  • Example
  • Example

Course Content

  • Period Makeup
  • Elizabethan
  • Geisha
  • Working with latex
  • Blocking out brows
  • Using prosthetic pieces
  • Theatrical aging
  • Injury and Trauma makeup
  • Skin Conditions and disorders


  • Psoriasis, acne, impetigo, herpes and more
  • Tattoos
  • Drug addict effect makeup
  • Fitting and removing bald cap
  • Applying facial hair
  • Character makeup
  • Female-male
  • Face/body painting
  • Airbrushing
  • Stage and Drag makeup



Course Duration

The course takes place over one day (10:30am-16:00pm) or two evenings (18:30- 21:30pm) a week for 32 weeks.

2019 Course Dates:

Thursday 10:30-16:00 in FXMA Blanchardstown, starting June 4th 2018


Wednesday 10:30-16:00 in FXMA Dublin City, Starting June 3rd 2019!


The course is delivered by fully registered ITEC tutors with a wealth of experience within all aspects of the industry.

Read About Our Professional Tutor’s here


  • 2050 excluding SFX Kit and €2300 including SFX Kit plus ITEC exam fees

Payment Plan

Course excluding SFX Kit

€350 non refundable deposit

€350 first class payment

€50 per week for 27 weeks

**All deposits and payments are non-refundable and non-transferable**

Course Price Includes

  • Urban Decay Masterclass
  • Discount Cards for major brands
  • Work Experience

    €50 discount if course is paid up front.