The Academy

This VTCT  Professional Makeup Course is ideal for someone who’s passionate and enthusiastic about the makeup industry. The course is intensive and in-depth from start to finish. Classes are limited in size to ensure students get the utmost out of it academically and practically. At JCM it isn’t just about the piece of paper at the end of the course but the standard and confidence that the students will leave with. The course has been designed to the highest standard and with a practical, hands-on approach to ensure that you are fully prepared for the working world.

A FULL Make-up Artist’s kit and brush set is included in the price of the course from a range of brands well loved by Jeanette. Work experience is also offered to students of JCM in-house and off-site as well as guidance in all aspects of your career not only in the application of makeup.

All applicants are interviewed to ensure each course is the right fit for them. A You can call 087-9908473 to arrange an interview time or alternatively email

Upcoming Courses:


Monday 10th February – 11th May 2020 

Tuesday 11th February – 5th May 2020


The next available round will run on Tuesdays 10am -4pm from Tuesday 12th May – 28th July 2020

Please note that due to COVID-19 this date is still to be determined as current groups have been put on hold so they will need to finish before a new course can start.

Interviews are taking place at present for the May – July course and places are very limited (4 per group).
Interviews are taking place at present. If you would like to arrange a time to come in for an interview that day or at another time please email

VTCT Professional Makeup Course (Bridal/Editorial/Freelance)

This is perfect for someone who’s a beginner or at an intermediate level of makeup and wants to pursue a career in the makeup industry (bridal, editorial, freelance). This 12 Week Course is from 10am – 4pm one day per week for 12 weeks. This course will cover:
  • Skin Care and analysis
  • Hygiene, health and safety
  • Flawless skin
  • Brow Workshop
  • Liner Workshop
  • Soft Glam
  • Mastering the Cut-Crease
  • Bridal – contmeporary, vintage, glam
  • False lash application
  • Spotlight eyes
  • Heavy Glam
  • Period Makeup (e.g 1920’s/ 1950’s)
  • Festival Makeup
  • Mature Makeup
  • Social Media guidance
  • CV guidance – professional conduct
  • Retail excellence
  • Self marketing
  • Portfolio guidance
  • Work Experience opportunities – salon, bridal, editorial, modelling
Price : €2950 Exam Fees: €100 Total: €3050 Qualification: VTCT Level 2 Award in the Art of Photographic Make-Up UV20402 Deposit: €550 Payment Plans Available: Option 1: Pay the first half Week 1, the second half on week 6 Option 2: Pay in Weekly Instalments of €200