Introduction to Bridal and Evening Make-up

This Introduction to Bridal and Evening Make-up course at Glasgow Clyde College is suitable for anyone interested in make up and can be tailored to meet your existing skills. The course covers make-up artistry techniques for weddings and special occasions.

An industry expert will teach you the skills and techniques required to apply make-up to a professional standard suitable for young and mature clients.

Course content

This SQA unit covers:

  • identifying and working with various skin types
  • identifying contraindications to treatment
  • preparing for and carrying out a cleanse, tone and moisturise
  • equipment, products and materials necessary for bridal or evening make-up
  • salon procedures and health and safety regulations
  • corrective make-up. 


Unfortunately this course is not eligible for any funding at this time.

Entry requirements (minimum)

This course is suitable for those with knowledge of facial skin care and day make-up but may also be studied by those with little or no knowledge in this area.

You are required to provide 2 models during this course for assessment purposes. Models should include both young and mature skin types.

Progression routes

Successful completion of this unit may lead to opportunities for employment in a role using make-up. It may also lead to the candidate able to gain access to a range of other related subjects in make-up, beauty therapy, hairdressing or spa treatments.


12 Week(s)


£350 (including £99 beauty kit and set of make-up brushes)


£350 (including £99 beauty kit and set of make-up brushes)

Contact us

T: 0141 272 3276


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