The 1-week Professional Beauty Makeup Certificate course is ideal for anyone wishing to pursue a career in make-up with little to no previous experience. This intensive course is structured to provide you with a solid understanding and fundamental knowledge of the make-up industry. You will learn professional make-up application and techniques, with interactive hands-on makeup demonstrations. Students will have the opportunity to develop professional beauty imagery on a live photo-shoot with leading industry experts for portfolio building.   







Course Description

The course includes talks and closed-door events exclusively for FAD Dubai students from brand consultants and leading cosmetic brands, with brand discounts for makeup products.

The 1 week Professional Beauty Make Up Certificate training will take you from introduction to all aspects of the make-up profession.

From prepping skin, to correction, lash-work, contour and high-light, lip-work and colour theory. You will gain insight into natural make-up, beauty editorial looks, glamour, creative and fashion, as well as bridal.

Working alongside top artists in the industry, you will finish the certificate course with a beauty shoot, plus a glamour and creative fashion shoot, with professional models, celebrity make-up artist(s) and photographers.

You will have an incredible advanced capsule training system offering hands-on practical creativity and business knowledge, to work in this very competitive and fabulous industry.

What will you learn?

Introduction to Make Up

Skin analysis, faceshape, eyebrow shape

Make Up Kit, Tools and Products

Colour Theory


Make-Up Application & Technique

Natural/daytime make up application

Colour correction – warming and cooling

Natural eyes - day make up

Eye brows

Who is who on set

‘Cream on Creams’ Products

Make-Up Application & Technique (Glamour & Creative Part 2)

Portfolio Building Techniques


Professional Certificate in Beauty Makeup by StyleSchool & FAD Dubai

The course is approved by Knowledge & Human Development Authority ( KHDA ), Govt of Dubai

Entry Requirements

  • Successful applicants will demonstrate a keen interest in the world of beauty and make-up.
  • The course is suitable for those who are beginners and have little to no experience in make-up.
  • Those who are passionate about make up and have enthusiasm to learn professional skill from a team of industry experts.
  • Those who would like to learn the fundamentals of make-up at professional industry level.

Career Opportunities

On successful completion of the course individuals can begin their careers as a Professional Makeup Artist with:

  • Salons
  • Spas
  • Retail and Department Stores
  • Bridal Boutiques
  • Freelancers for Bridal Make Up
  • Celebrity Make Up
  • Make Up for Photography

How to Enrol

Click the "Apply Now" button to proceed to payment. If you require additional information about the course, kindly fill the online enquiry form to receive further details. Your seat will only be confirmed on payment of fees via bank transfer or online through a credit / debit card. Fees will be refunded in full if the course is cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances.


Q) Where are the tutors from? What is their background in relevance to the course? FAD works with an extensive list of industry experts with diverse national backgrounds and in-depth knowledge of their fields. We focus on the ability and experience of the tutor to deliver industry-level education and engagement with students throughout the course. Q) Do I require any materials to attend the course and do I need to make any preparations prior to joining the course? Course specific material list will be emailed to enrolled students prior to the start date of the course. You are required to come to class with your personal laptop or tablet, a notebook and a pen depending on your preference. No prior preparation is required before joining the course. Q) Does FAD offer internships? Through our fast growing list of international, regional and local partnerships with major players within the fashion industry, FAD provides ample opportunities for students to take up part-time job placements and internship opportunities. While we do not guarantee internships, we will provide as many opportunities tailored to your specific needs and expose students to industry networks. We have many successful internship stories both during the course and as an alumni. Q) How many hours is the course? Credit hours: 20 Q) Where is FAD Dubai located? And can I use public transportation to reach Campus? FAD Dubai is conveniently located in Dubai Knowledge Park (DKP) and is 5 minutes away from popular locations such as Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Marina, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Palm Jumeirah, JBR and TECOM. Fad Dubai is located in walking distance from Knowledge Village Tram Station and Internet City Metro Station. Q) What are the campus operating hours? The campus is open for students from 10 am - 9pm on weekdays. The student relations team is always on hand to support and provide assistance whenever required. Q) Who can get a student Visa? What is the duration? FAD sponsors students with a 1 year student visa for everyone who takes a course with the minimum length of 2 months. A fee of AED 4500 will be added if you apply for an out of country visa and a fee of AED 6000 will be added if you apply for an in country visa. Q) Accomodation in Dubai The FAD student relations team supports both local and international students with finding the right accommodation for their budget and preferences. FAD does not provide any on-campus or off-campus accommodation, however you can check out for areas close to campus (e.g. Dubai Marina, Barsha Heights, JLT, the Palm) to get a better understanding of the most current rental rates in Dubai. Q) Does FAD offer any alumni Scholarship and/or referral program? Yes, please contact us at to hear more about alumni scholarships. If you are a current student or alumni and refer to a new student who registers for a course with a minimum length of 2 months, you will receive AED 500. Q) Can I study overseas after this course? Yes, we have partnerships with various fashion schools in Europe. When studying at FAD we will guide you and help you with your future goals.