The ultimate makeup education program! This course is designed to take you from the basics of makeup, to a full understanding of application and techniques needed to succeed in the beauty industry as a makeup artist. Perfect for those with no experience, to those already working in the field, wanting to improve their skills. Due to the small class size, we are able to give individual attention enabling students to progress at their own level. The Makeup course covers all aspects of fashion makeup and bridal makeup. 
No prerequisite necessary

Pro Makeup Artistry Certification Program

Why choose NCS Pro Academy

 NCS runs a premier makeup artistry course unlike any other. This 9 week in depth certification (8 hours each week) offers hands on training with the course progressing from beginner to advanced lesson plans.  At the end of the course you will have all the confidence and tools to go out and work in the industry on your own.

  • Your choice of 3 kit options:

       1. Bring your own kit No kit required!  Bring             your own makeup and brushes as well as             use products from our studio kit.

       2. Freelance Makeup Kit valued at $950

           Brands include: Mac, Anastasia Beverly               hills, Juvia's place and more!

       3. Advanced Media Kit valued at $1600

           Brands include: Mac Pro,                                   Makeup forever, Morphe and more!

         Click below for full kit breakdowns:

  • All students receive certification nationally recognized by Makeup Artist Magazine, allowing you discounts with major brands as well as a Professional membership with Mac cosmetics.

  • Students get to work with professional models and photographers to build their portfolio. The portfolio shoot includes retouched, beauty edited images of your work.

  • Brow sculpting and shaping workshop lead by Anastasia Beverly Hills accredited instructor.

  • A complete marketing strategy class which will help you gain a strong following on social media while building your brand as well as your website.

Class Schedule

Evening Course

Next course starts 

July 7, 2020

Evening classes run Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5:30 - 9:00 PM

Weekend Course

Next course starts 

March 28, 2020

Weekend classes run

Saturdays from

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Accelerated Day Course

Next course starts 

February 25, 2020

Classes run Tuesday,  Thursday, Friday

10:30 AM - 2:30 PM 

Week 1


Professional etiquette

kit tour

Color theory & practical application

Base Matching

Perfect skin Application

Week 2

Day to night makeup

Eye shape and bone structure

Eyeliner Workshop

Smokey Eyes

NCS Signature smokey eye

Blending Techniques

Week 3

Makeup for TV & film

Glamour Makeup

Master brow Workshop

Photography workshop

Advanced color theory

(Mixology &constructing a color palette)

Week 4

Bridal overview 

Consultations & Contracts

Bridal styles & trends

Pricing Strategy & competitor analysis

Week 5

Current trends (halo eyes, ombre lip, strobbing, monochromatic looks & Instagram makeup

Lipstick Workshop)

Week 6

Cut crease

Choosing a false lash,

 lash application & customization

Advanced contouring & face sculpting

Week 7

High fashion & runway looks

Working on pro shoots

Glitter & 3D effects

"wet" look & no makeup, makeup

Week 8

Marketing & business development

building a brand

Website development

Growing social media 

Freelancing workshop

Week 9

Hair styling workshop

Individual portfolio shoot planning session

Professional beauty shoot (Professional models provided)

Graduation party!

Course Options

  • Mac 12 Shade Pro Foundation palette 

  • Zuca Bag

  • Mac Pro Face palette blush

  • Mac Gigablack Lash Mascara

  • 2 x Mac Pro Lip Palette 

  • 2 x Mac Pro Lip Liners 

  • 5 x Mac Girls Eyeshadow Palettes

  • Studio Fix Sculpt and Shape palette (your choice of light / Medium or Medium / Dark)

  • Mac Fluidline Gel Eyeliner

  • Mac Skin Refine Zone

  • Mac Fix+

  • Morphe 19 pc MUA Life Brush Set with Easel

  • Makeup Forever Brow Palette

  • Disposables Wands

  • Metal Spatula and palette 

  • Beauty So Clean Brush Cleaner

* All Prices include: Course fees, Deposits and enrollment fees 

$3450 + tax

Media Makeup Kit

Bring Your Own Makeup

For this option you can bring your own kit from home to use in class.  This is perfect for a makeup enthusiast with a diverse collection of makeup.  There are hygiene protocols we have in place however, if you have used lipstick, eyeliner or mascara on yourself or someone else we cannot sanitize them and cannot be used in your professional kit.  All powders and creams we can sanitize using Beauty so clean cosmetic sanitizer on the first day of class.  

In addition to bringing your own makeup students choosing this option will also have the ability to use the school's Professional makeup kit.


* All Prices include: Course fees, Deposits and enrollment fees 

2000 + tax


  • Mac 12 Shade Pro Foundation palette 

  • Mac  Highlighting palette

  • 18 PC Brush Set with Brush Wrap

  • Mac Gigablack Lash Mascara

  • ABH Cream Contour Kit

  • Color Corrector and Concealer Palette

  • Morphe Hit the Lights Palette

  • Mac Art Library eyeshadow palette in Nude 

  • Mac Fluidline Gel Eyeliner

  • Morphe 8 Shade Blush Palette

  • Stila With Flying Colors Lipstick Set

  • Duo Lash Glue

  • 5 pack Kiss Lashes

  • Canvas Makeup Case

  • Disposables Wands

  • Metal Spatula and palette 

  • Beauty So Clean Brush Cleaner

  • Some Morrocan Argan Oil

* All Prices include: Course fees, Deposits and enrollment fees 

2800 + tax

Freelance Makeup Kit



Payment Plan
Split your course fees into easy monthly Payments! 
Paid In Full
Ready to pay your total course fees at the time of registration?

"Non Refundable policy in affect" 

You may cancel your participation in this Makeup Certification Course at any time, but please be aware of the following cancellation policy:

It is an extraordinary commitment both time and financially to put together the makeup course, therefore ALL payments are non-refundable, including registration fees, kit fees, full payments and installment payments. The ONLY exception to this policy is if NCS Pro Academy cancels the course in its entirety WITHOUT scheduling future dates in which you may transfer your tuition too.

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