SHBBMUP004 - Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up

Unit code: SHBBMUP004 | Study level: TAFE
City Campus
City King St


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply specialised make-up products to disguise skin imperfections on the face and body.
It requires the ability to consult with clients, select products and equipment, and apply camouflage make-up to disguise the appearance of blemishes, birthmarks and scars.

This unit applies to beauty therapists and make-up artists who work in beauty salons and make-up studios and as freelancers. In this environment they work as part of a team but make independent treatment decisions and have knowledge across a range of specialised make-up products and application techniques.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • communicate, develop and adjust camouflage make-up plans and apply safe and appropriate remedial camouflage make-ups for three clients with differing face and body remedial camouflage objectives
    design and record camouflage make-up plans for each client above specifying details of: areas and condition requiring camouflage make-up techniques; client requirements and concerns; colour analysis and design; contraindications to make-up services; products and application techniques, and; skin types and conditions;
  • present self, according to organisational policy;
  • manage product quantities to avoid waste of consumables, and;
  • comply with health and hygiene regulations and requirements.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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