ITEC Cert and Award in Photographic Makeup

ITEC About the course

ITEC is an internationally recognised qualification which we at FXMA are delighted to offer to our students. It is one of the most prestigious qualifications within the beauty industry.

Our ITEC Certificate and Award in Photographic Makeup will qualify students in all areas of Makeup and open more doors into the makeup industry to all Makeup Artists.

This course will teach you all the fundamental skills, knowledge and techniques to begin a successful career into the ever changing Makeup Industry. This course is split into two modules; ITEC Certificate in Makeup and ITEC Award in Photographic Makeup.

Both courses are recognised by ITEC we have added the second module of the Award in Photographic Makeup due to high demand in upskilling into Bridal, Photoshoot and Instagram Makeup to make all students a fully rounded MUA!

You will learn all the basics needed to become a qualified Makeup Artist from; smokey eyes, coloured smokey eyes, festival makeup, soft day makeup and much more! This course also includes learning how to create facecharts and moodboards for photoshoots/weddings and we will also participate in a photoshoot for experience into a real insight into the industry.

Course Content

  • Skin and Skin Analysis
  • Contra-indications/ contra-actions to Makeup
  • Flawless foundation application
  • Day Makeup
  • Lighting and effects on Makeup
  • Face Charts and Moodboards
  • Smokey Eyes
  • In-depth Bridal Makeup
  • Special Occasion Makeup


  • Festival Makeup
  • Psoriasis, acne, impetigo, herpes and more
  • Ultra Glam/Instagram Makeup
  • False Lash Application (strip and individual)
  • Skin Tones
  • Face, eye, nose and lip shapes; Contouring and highlighting
  • Photoshoot Makeup
  • Cosmetic Science
  • Client Consultation
  • Product Knowledge


    Course Duration

    The course takes place over 15 weeks. 2 days (10:30am-4pm) a week @ FX Makeup Academy.


    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


    • 1500 excluding kit or €1800 including kit. ITEC EXAM Fees not included

    Payment Plan

    Course including Makeup Kit

    Our payment plan for this course breaks down as €350 deposit, €450 first day payment and €100 a week for 10 weeks.

    Course excluding Makeup Kit

    Our payment plan for this course breaks down as €300 deposit, €300 first day payment and €100 a week for 9 weeks.

    Course Price Includes

    • Evagarden professional Makeup Kit and Bag **optional add on to course**
    • FXMA Brush Set
    • Literature
    • FXMA Uniform
    • Professional Images
    • Discount Cards for Major Brands