The Total Pro Artistry Diploma

Just £1500

Book before 31 December 2020 to receive 10% discount! 

Use the code Pro2021

The Total Pro Artistry Diploma, our most popular course!

Our courses are all based on classic makeup training to give you an excellent, solid foundation to start your new career in the best way. Packed with business advice, makeup training and a £400 52 piece starter kit! Full of in-trend makeup so you can hit the ground running as soon as you qualify with us.

Total Pro Artistry Diploma

Week 1 



  • 10am-12am
  • Introduction
  • Contracts
  • Health and safety
  • Basics of brushes
  • Hygiene/personal hygiene cross contamination, contraindications and allergies
  • Legal matters such as disclaimers and insurance
  • Client consultation and brief/planning/moodboards
  • Kit introduction and assembling a good starter kit
  • Advice on equipment for working, kit bags, chairs
  • Setting up your business
  • Choosing your path
  • How to get started -tried and tested techniques to help you get started and start to attract clients
  • Pricing and target setting
  • Marketing options and where to market
  • Social media and taking good photographs to showcase your work
  • Pro discounts
  • Website information
  • Book keeping and self-employment
  • Taking deposits
  • Creating a perfect base application and skin focus
  • Understanding face shapes
  • Skin analysis and skin types
  • Under tones or yellow/pink/red
  • Introduction to the different types of foundation
  • How to select a foundation to compliment the skin tone and the skin type for a durable application
  • Colour wheel and how it works
  • Colour theory and choosing the correct colours to compliment your client’s tones and features
  • Colour correction
  • Understanding eye shapes
  • Eye anatomy
  • Discuss eye shapes and how to enhance or disguise
  • Discuss types of eye shadow products available

12.30-1pm Lunch

  • 1pm-2pm: Demonstration by tutor
  • Preparation of skin for makeup application
  • Cleanse/tone/moisturise
  • Primers
  • Colour matching and choosing the correct foundation for your client
  • Under eye & blemish concealing
  • Powder and finishing techniques to create a base that will last
  • Prep eyelids for eye shadow and durability
  • Eye guard
  • Discuss and demo how to use powder products to shade and highlight areas of the face to enhance and disguise a client’s features
  • Contouring and highlight techniques:
  • Face
  • Eyes
  • Lips
  • Forehead
  • Powder blush application and blending
  • *The use of correct brushes and why they are used will be demonstrated throughout the session
  • 3pm-5pm student demos
  • Students will work on each other to re-create the demonstrated look.
  • You will practice at all times:
  • Health and safety
  • Clean brushes
  • Good professional skills
  • Disclaimers
  • Face and skin analysis
  • Cleanliness when working
  • Etiquette


Soft Glam v’s Full glam

Tutor Demonstration

Looks include:

  • Colour selection of products working to a client brief
  • Assessing the client to choose the correct products and working with disclaimers and demonstrating good health and safety throughout
  • Eye brow techniques and how to enhance and shape
  • Eye shadow application technique including lash fitting
  • Contouring and sculpting the eye
  • Brow application
  • Full base application
  • Blush or contour
  • Lip application
  • Liner
  • Eye lash curling
  • Application of mascara using disposables

*The use of correct brushes and why they are used will be demonstrated throughout the session


12.30-1pm Lunch

1pm-5pm student practical session


Soft Smokey Eyes v’s Full Smokey Eye

12.30-1pm lunch

1pm-5pm student practical session


  • Bridal makeup vintage v’s classic bridal
  • Diary management
  • Trials
  • Backup plan
  • Time of wedding and planning your time
  • Classic makeup to last a life time


12.30-1pm lunch

1pm-5pm student practical session

Total Pro Artistry Diploma 

Week 2 


Basic hair styling techniques


  • Introduction of hair tutor
  • Health and safety when working with hair and hair equipment
  • Assembling a basic kit
  • Sectioning, backcombing and combing out correctly
  • Creating height
  • Plaits
  • Fish tail plait
  • 3 strand plait
  • Scalp plait

12.30-1pm lunch

  • Curling techniques: 
  • GHD curling, beach waves, barrel curling and spiral curling
  • Barrel setting
  • Up do’s:
  • Donuts
  • French pleat
  • High pony tail
  • Low chignon

Mature Skin soft and natural v’s glam


12.30pm lunch

Half Cut Crease v’s Full Cut Crease

12.30-1pm lunch

1pm-5pm student practical session


Spotlight Eyes v‘s Blown Out wings


Assessment Day


Time to reflect on the last 2 weeks!

Students will have an opportunity to go through the full course content and we can answer any questions you will have.  Ensuring you’re fully prepared to start your new journey as a professional makeup artist.


  • Create a look using a brief given by our academy director
  • The purpose of this exercise:
  • Demonstrate good health and safely
  • Demonstrate good customer service skills
  • Work with client expectations
  • Replicate looks to show skills leaned
  • Adapt the chosen look to suit the clients own unique features and tones using colour theory
  • Consider clients outfit, hair style, nail colour and personal style from a consultation
  • Take photos throughout the process
  • You will take into account what occasion the makeup application is for and complete a full consultation taking into consideration their skin type, eye shape and preferences
  • Take pictures using correct lighting to showcase work for social media and use hash tags and tags to network
  • Experience of what it will be like to work with a client
  • Gain feedback
  •  You will ensure that you credit all mentioned contributors of the shoot for example NE Academy, the photographer, model agency model, and of course yourself!

What is included?

  • Pro Artistry Starter Kit worth £400
  • BABTAC Accreditation 
  • NE Academy Certificate of Attendance
  • Pro Artistry Discounts 
  • 10% off MAC Middlesbrough

Course Dates 2021

Feb 15 – Feb 26 2021

May 17 -May 28 have 2021

Aug 2 – Aug 13 2021

Nov 1 -Nov 12 2021


Spaces on courses and workshops at NE Academy are limited so click through to book your spot now to avoid disappointment!

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