Makeup Artistry - Professional Development

These courses invite industry professionals and alumni to upgrade their skills, learn new techniques and connect with like-minded individuals. No application required.

Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Sep, Jan, Apr Varies Statement of Completion Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program/courses.

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the CS Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [business hours]

Program Description

Program Description

Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements


VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: or 604.443.8600.

As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

These courses do not have additional admission requirements and are open to individuals who wish to take one or more courses.

Course Schedule

Fees and Other costs

Info Sessions

Info Sessions

VCC's Makeup Artistry certificate program is designed for individuals planning to enter the makeup, film, photography, theatre, fashion, and bridal industries. Taught by industry experts, the program emphasizes the development of technical and professional skills with the goal of fostering individual growth and creativity. VCC also offers professional development courses in areas such as hairstyling, bridal and portfolio development.

Come to the next info session to learn more about the program, see the kit used, view student work, and hear about careers in the industry.

Join us at VCC's Downtown campus, 200-block Dunsmuir at Hamilton, two blocks west of the Stadium SkyTrain station.

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Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info


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Contact us:

Program Coordinator: Justin Ewart, VCC Makeup, 604.871.7000, ext. 8417
Program Assistant: Lou Solina, VCC makeup, 604.871.7000, ext. 8428

Program Highlights

Program Highlights


Course Schedule

Courses Schedule


No courses are currently scheduled for this Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2019 (201993) term.
Please check upcoming schedules or course listing.

Upcoming Schedules in Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2020 (202091)

(MKUP 1110) Makeup and Hairstyling for Indian Bridal 0.0 credits    $462.73

This workshop will introduce students to advanced techniques for Indian Bridal makeup application and hairstyling. Participants will receive step-by-step demonstration and practice. Techniques covered will include creating flawless skin tone matching (highlight and contour methods), eye highlighting and contouring, glamour eye makeup and hairstyling/head dressing (Dupatta setting, Tikka setting and etc.) for South Asian clients.

This evening workshop will be taught by an industry professional. At the end of the workshop participants will create a full Indian Bridal look, for a photo shoot and will receive four professional photographs for their portfolio. Prerequisites: ABE Intermediate or Grade 10 equivalent, and completion of MKUP 1101 and MKUP 1102 or Makeup Certificate/ Diploma from a recognized Makeup School. (24 hours)

Required: a non-refundable makeup kit which must be purchased prior to start date from the bookstore. Additional supplies will be needed and a shopping list will provided on the first day of class.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10596 DTN Rm. 201
MM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,

1830 - 2130
to 20-Mar-2020
Sahota, Neetu

Makeup and Hairstyling for Indian Bridal (MKUP 1110)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits $462.73
Portfolio Development: Photo Shoot (FASH 1199)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A

Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.

Refund Policy and Refund Procedure