Makeup Masterclass

Learn to apply makeup perfectly using expert techniques.


Why take this course?

Effectively applied makeup can communicate confidence and style, and increase personal and professional success. This short taster course will develop your understanding of effective facial skincare and give you the skills needed to perfect the application of makeup to enhance your own beauty routine.

This course is for interest only and does not sufficiently qualify learners for professional practice in beauty or complementary therapies.

What you will experience

You will cover basic makeup techniques for personal use, and will learn how to:

  • Cleanse the skin and neck in preparation for makeup
  • Perform a skin analysis and consultation to select appropriate makeup
  • Identify different types of makeup and how to apply each properly
  • Apply professional day and evening makeup
Hairdressing student styling hair

Key facts

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

What you need to know

Anything else?

Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver.

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to other short courses in beauty at North East Scotland College such as:



Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

Aberdeen City Campus

Starts Duration Day(s) Time Fees Code
28 October 2019 4 Weeks Monday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm £69.00
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Ellon Learning Centre

Starts Duration Day(s) Time Fees Code
23 January 2020 4 Weeks Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm £69.00
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Inverurie Learning Centre

Starts Duration Day(s) Time Fees Code
31 October 2019 4 Weeks Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm £69.00
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Online bookings

If you would like to book your place online, please complete the relevant form by selecting the ‘Book Online’ button. This will then be passed to our Admissions team who will process your application.

Paper bookings

If you would prefer to submit a paper booking form, please return it to us completed and signed.

Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:

The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus

Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:

Telephone: 01224 612330

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.