Make-up Artist and Start Your Own Business Level 3

Online Learning College


£375 inc VAT
Study method
Online, self-paced
12 Months
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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By studying both the Make-up Artist and Start your own Business qualifications at the same time you can gain the skills needed to launch your own company and work for yourself as a Make-up Artist. Both of these qualifications will teach the skills needed for you to prepare and plan you business working in the make-up and beauty industry.

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About this Course

This course is designed for students wishing to study for the Level 3 Make-up Artist and Level 3 Start your own Business qualifications simultaneously. This is a great way to gain an insight into the make-up industry and develop the skills required to start your own company.

Study Time: 200 hours

Enrolment length: 12 months

Course Format: Online

Entry Requirements: None Specific

Upon completion of this qualification students are awarded an ABC Awards certificate and an OLC Diploma. All certification fees are included in your course fees.


By enrolling on this course you will be taking two courses simultaneously- the Make-up Artist Level 3 and Start your own Business Level 3 qualifications.

To gain either qualification you will need to submit, and pass, all of the tutor marked assignments. There are six assignments on each course and no need to purchase any textbooks as we provide all of the lessons and materials required to learn the syllabus.

All assignments are coursework based and are in an essay/question and answer style to test your knowledge of the topics covered in each of the course sections.


All of our students are given access to our online campus through their own personal login and password. Once logged in you can access your course materials, lessons, resources and assignments in your own time. Assignments are uploaded through your account and the process is easy intuitive. Our online campus includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials- all lessons, assignments and resources are available from the moment you enrol
  • Instant access to your course after you enrol- start studying immediately!
  • Integrated chat and massaging systems so that you can contact your tutor
  • Online assignment uploads to save time in returning marks and feedback.
  • Links to further resources and information available on courses
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Progress bar to show the work you have completed and how many tasks you still have to complete on your course
  • Detailed help centre with step-by-step instructions on getting the most from your course and how to upload assignments and contact your tutor

Course Content

This course assesses the following units:

Make-up Artist Level 3 Course

Unit 1: Skin Structure, Anatomy and Physiology

Unit 2: Cosmetic Treatments

Unit 3: Make-up design and special effects

Unit 4: Eyelash and Eyebrow treatments

Unit 5: Health and Safety

Unit 6: Business Skills and Careers

Start Your Own Business Level 3 Course

Unit 1: Preparation

Unit 2: Communication and Customers

Unit 3: Marketing your business

Unit 4: Finance

Unit 5: Employing staff

Unit 6: Your business plan

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.


The most important tool that all of our students have at their disposal is their tutor. When studying for a course with us you are assigned a personal tutor with indepth knowledge and experience in your chosen subject.

You are strongly advised to make use of your tutors expertise and ask questions about the course content. Your assignments are marked by your personal tutor and detailed feedback is given. As well as this your tutor will provide you with pointers and advice on where you can improve- this helps you to get the most from your courses and constantly improve your skills.


To pass this course learners must pass 12 assignments (6 for each course). These are completed after navigating through the corresponding lessons and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.

Enrolment Length

All of our courses are allocated plenty of time for students to complete their studies and all materials are self-led so that you can complete the course at your own pace. Should you require additional time on one of our courses you can extend your enrolment by 30 days for an additional fee of £60.

As well as this we operate a 14 day money back guarantee on every one of our qualifications- that’s how confident we are of how you will love studying with us!

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