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Fashion, Bridal and Editorial Make-up


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Beauty Therapy and Salon Management


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Special Effects, TV and Cinema Make-up


Study Makeup and Beauty Therapy with the National Academy of Beauty

If you’d love to work in the ever-evolving world of makeup and beauty and take the first step towards an exciting and rewarding career, you have definitely come to the right place.

The National Academy of Beauty is committed to providing students with premium-quality training in makeup and beauty qualifications. We are proud to be a part of the Pragmatic Group which has a long history of successfully delivering nationally recognised qualifications in Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diplomas to more than 22,000 students since 2003.

Today’s makeup and beauty sectors are growing rapidly and with plenty of opportunities in fashion, film, theatre, television, photography and bridal services, now is a perfect time for you to carve out a creative and fulfilling career for yourself in these thriving areas. Makeup and beauty are not simply all about the latest looks and fancy techniques, it is a serious business. Our course is designed to teach you how to meet and present to clients, understand the film & TV industry and to run your own freelance business.

We’re here to help you work towards landing the job of your dreams, supporting you on your exciting journey every step of the way.

Our Courses

Beauty Therapy Courses

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

This nationally recognised beauty qualification will give you the opportunity to further develop your skills and knowledge within the spa, massage, nail, and salon industries.

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Makeup Courses
Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services)

This nationally recognised makeup qualification will give you the opportunity to further develop your skills and knowledge within the wedding, entertainment, film, and theater industries.

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Diploma of Screen and Media - Special Effects Makeup

Diploma of Screen and Media
Focusing on Cinemagraphic and Special Effects Make-up

This nationally recognised makeup qualification will give you the opportunity to further develop your skills and knowledge within the film and Television Make-up industry.

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Why Study With Us?

We offer two nationally recognised qualifications, the CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services) and SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy. Both qualifications are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to make it as a successful makeup artist or beauty therapist.

Our beautifully designed, state-of-the-art facilities are located in convenient locations in Melbourne CBD, Brisbane CBD and Peninsula VIC, all of which are designed to offer you the perfect place to learn your craft surrounded by people who adore makeup and beauty just as much as you do. Our spacious, light-filled classrooms will make you feel right at home and you’ll benefit from learning alongside our amazing industry leading professional trainers.

When it comes to learning, our dynamic hands-on approach means that you won’t be stuck in a classroom with your head in a book. We want you as our student to actively participate and strongly believe that to truly learn proper makeup and beauty techniques, you need to be able to learn via firsthand experiences. So armed with equipment such as brushes, tweezers, lipstick and wax, you’ll be given countless opportunities to gain the practical skills, knowledge and experience you need to thrive within the makeup and beauty industry.

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