About the course
This dynamic course offers a vast range of exciting (and fun) practical skills that enable you to start your career in the growing industry of make-up artistry. You’ll learn fundamental professional skills for events ranging from weddings, formals, make-up counter demonstrations or photographic shoots including, airbrushed make-up, eyelash extensions and cosmetic tanning services. You will also cover useful skills in waxing hair removal and eyelash and eyebrow shaping and tinting. CIT’s partnership with Dermatologica and the Kryolan Global School means you’ll learn using state-of-the-art resources on CIT’s campus. While learning in this course, you will be required to work closely with, and on, your fellow students to practice, experience and refine new skills. This program is delivered in industry-current and open-to-the-public salons. Students develop skills and confidence to work on other students and clients under professional supervision.
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Certificate III
Estimated annual course fee
AUD 6,850
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6 Months
English language requirements
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Start date and prices
Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
February, 2023 Duration 6 Months Course fee AUD
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City Open Now Campus Reid Campus
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Canberra Institute of Technology

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Canberra Institute of Technology has an impressive 90-year history providing technical and further education in the ACT and surrounding area. Today, it trains around 20,000 students each year, touching more lives post-secondary school than any other tertiary education institution in the ACT. CIT is the only TAFE in Australia’s capital city. Offering apprenticeships and certificate level training through to diplomas, bachelor degrees and graduate certificates, CIT offers the full gamut of the tertiary experience and can help students identify a training pathway to help them reach their goals, whether they are new to study or already hold qualifications. CIT’s teachers are highly skilled with current industry knowledge, experience and connections, many of whom have one awards within the industry.
Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) Music Industry Centre (MIC) is one of the best venues in town for live gigs in terms of audio and video capabilities. There are huge screens for streaming the live concerts, a powerful PA, latest audio-visual gear, and a very relaxed space with comfy lounges. Students can indulge in the creativity of CITs hospitality, culinary and hotel management students at CIT Restaurant in the heart of the city at Reid campus. With its long history and tradition, CIT Restaurant is the place where education, passion and innovation meet to create contemporary fine dining experiences and develop the next generation of professionals in the hospitality industry.
CIT is located in Canberra, a planned and purpose‑designed city with unspoilt nature reserves, contemporary and dynamic urban spaces and a bustling culinary scene. Canberra is home to Australia’s finest cultural, arts and historic institutions and is the nation’s seat of government. The institute has five locations, set in beautiful, leafy surrounds, and located on major public transport routes. The campuses are home to world-class libraries, information technology resources and sporting and recreational facilities. There are also plenty of places to enjoy the social side to being a student.
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Reid Campus - Canberra Institute of Technology

37 Constitution Avenue, Reid, Australian Capital Territory, 2601 Australia

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CIT Reid is walking distance from Canberra City, providing easy access to stylish cafes, bars, cinemas, and shops. Close by you will find Lake Burley Griffin, Australian War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia, and Questacon.