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Sharleen Collins Academy offers a detailed one day per week or two evenings per week makeup course for those looking to enter the makeup artistry industry.

Our ITEC level 2 certificate in makeup is internationally recognised worldwide Cert. It provides our students with practical and theoretical knowledge required in basic and advanced makeup techniques as well as invaluable work experience.




Course overview

An amazing course where you will learn everything you need to know to become a professional makeup artist in whichever field you choose. You will be training with the top makeup artists and lecturers in the industry, leaving the academy with an ITEC Level 2 certificate in makeup, which is internationally recognised, and an in-house Sharleen Collins Academy Diploma.

Each student will be monitored and feedback will be given throughout the course. Homework will be given every night and will be returned by the end of every week for your lecturer to review. Students will be training with Sharleen Collins along with professional lecturers. This course is intense with so much to offer. You will be leaving with a professional photoshoot from a top photographer in Dublin, net-working at business talks and given 100% support from the lecturers in the academy.


What you will study

  • Skin Care Analysing
  • Skin diseases and disorders
  • Contra indications
  • Tools of the trade
  • Kit essentials
  • Hygiene sterilisation
  • Daylook
  • Night look
  • Bridal look
  • Skin types, tones, textures, colours, coverages
  • Colour wheel
  • Face charts
  • Cosmetic science
  • Contour, highlighting and shading
  • Strobing
  • Blending of shadow
  • Cream shadows paint pots
  • Cream contour
  • Brow defination
  • False lashes strip and individual
  • Perfect lip liner – bold lips
  • Glitters
  • Smokey eye techniques
  • Glam look
  • Celeb inspired looks
  • Vintage look
  • Liner workshop
  • Cut crease
  • Backstage makeup
  • Selfie
  • High fashion – Blocking out Brows
  • Lightening effect
  • Body UV painting
  • Special effects
  • Professional photoshoot
  • Portfolio


Please note each student will work on each other for class but for photoshoot they will need to bring their own model.

Course duration

3 Month Duration. Select your day and time preference from the options below.

  1. Mondays: 12pm to 6pm
  2. Tuesdays: 12pm to 6pm
  3. Wednesdays: 12pm to 6pm
  4. Thursdays: 12pm to 6pm
  5. Fridays: 12pm to 6pm
  6. Saturdays: 12pm to 6pm
  7. Sundays: 12pm to 6pm
  8. Monday & Tuesday Evenings: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
  9. Wednesday & Thursday Evenings: 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Career Opportunities

For artists interested in pursuing a career in makeup there are so many opportunities for you

  • Freelance makeup artist
  • Bridal make up artist
  • Editorial
  • Shoots
  • Lecturing
  • Tv & film
  • Music video
  • Fashion shows
  • Working in store with top makeup brands
  • Makeup assistant
  • Skin care consultant in store
  • Celebrity makeup artist
  • Working with makeup agencies
  • And lots more

Equipment required

  • Full set of makeup brushes  (Academy gets discount with makeup Brush brands for you)
  • Hygiene / skin care kit
  • Professional make up kit (Academy gets discounts on makeup brands for your kit)
  • Note pad and pen



NB: There is NO ADDITIONAL COST once you pay for your course.  This includes your ITEC registration, exam fees and your photoshoot.

Pay in Full:  €3,197 (SAVE €300!)

Pay in Installments: €3,497

To secure your place, you must make a €500 deposit

  • Exam fees
  • Professional photoshoot
  • Sharleen Collins professional brush set
  • Uniform
  • Sharleen Collins starter pack
    No extra cost!