SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make-up for photography


These units deliver the skills and knowledge required to design and apply make-up for photographic shoots in natural and artificial light as well as the skills and knowledge to apply specialised make-up products to disguise skin imperfections on the face and body.

Ensuring the alibility to consult with clients, models, photographer’s and stylists to select suitable products and equipment for successful outcomes.

  • Client consultation
  • Working with photographers
  • Analysing photographic context
  • Lighting and studio photography
  • Black and white photography
  • Location photography
  • Natural lighting photography
  • Designing and applying make-up
  • OHS & ethics on photo shoots
  • Camouflage makeup

Download Brochure

Course Code SHBBMUP003 & SHBBMUP004
Duration 6 weeks – 1 day per week or 2 evenings per week
Hours 9:30am to 4:30pm
Accreditation Nationally recognised units of competency
Course Cost Payment in Full $900 OR Payment Plan $1,000
Deposit $300 minimum deposit
Austudy This is not an Austudy approved course

Makeup units: Students are required to supply for hygiene reasons their own mascara and will be supplied mascara wands in class.

Portfolio: WA Academy utilizes in some units portfolios, assignments and log books to allow formative assessment through the duration of the qualification these are completed outside of class and at the students cost.


WA Academy uniform top to be worn with black professional pants and enclosed black shoes.

How to enrol:

For enrolment queries and advice, please contact us on (08) 9356 2269 or email To enrol and pay online please use our online enrolment form:

Enrol Now