Make Up Pro Store

ITEC Accredited Advanced Academy- LDerry- August 2019

  • ITEC Accredited Advanced Academy- LDerry- August 2019

Make Up Pro Store

ITEC Accredited Advanced Academy- LDerry- August 2019


Advanced Academy

This is now for the first time an ITEC Accredited Level 2 Course. To complete the ITEC aspect of this course is optional, if you would like to attain an ITEC certification with your course you will need to enrol onto ten weeks of this course, however if you would prefer to receive the Paddy McGurgan Certification then you can attend for nine weeks.  This training course with Paddy McGurgan takes place either every Sunday in our Foyleside Shopping Centre Store in Derry or every Monday in our Belfast Store. 

This course is designed for make up lovers and people with a strong understanding or passion for make up to further themselves within this industry as a career. 

This is a highly intense and interactive course and at Make Up Pro Store our aim is to push all students to reach their full potential through our expertise and teaching skills. We believe that with full commitment from both us as educators and yourselves as students will bring you to the top of your scale of abilities and maximise your potential for career progression.


The dates for the next Academy are as follows: 

L/Derry Store, Foyleside Shopping Centre

Sunday 18th August - Week 1 (ITEC Only)

Sunday 25th August- Week 2

Sunday 1st September - Week 3

Sunday 8th September- Week 4

Sunday 15th September - Week 5 

Sunday 22nd September - Week 6

Sunday 29th September- Week 7 

Sunday 6th October- Week 8 

Sunday 13th October - Week 9 

Sunday 20th October- Photoshoot 


In relation to content of the course, Paddy will teach you the key aspects and techniques behind artistry and give you an in-depth insight into how to set yourself apart from your competitors, he will use colours, trends, techniques and methods to push you and your artistry to the maximum, to ensure that you are the strongest you can possibly be. The course outline and prospectus changes from year to year to show upcoming and cutting edge trends however the following is a guide as to what we ensure is covered during every academy:

Week 1 (ITEC Accreditation Only)  ITEC introduction, Theory of Make Up and Perfect Practice for any Make Up Artist in the Industry 

Week 2 Natural Beauty - Creating a beautiful Soft Day Time Make Up, Perfect for Bridal and Mature Clients

Week 3 Full Glam - Creating a Full Coverage Make Up Look, your most requested look to aid you with Saturday Night and Formal Applications

Week 4 - 1920's  - Using cream and textures to create a dramatic eye look, using purple tones to create an eye catching look

Week 5 - 1930'S - This will incorporate a Night Time Dramatic Eye look which will centre around a modernised Cut Crease/Half Cut Crease and develop your eye and lip lines. 

Week 6 - 1940's - This will work on your techniques using Powdered Foundation for a smooth and even coverage, adding flicked liner and a strong Red Lip, a staple for any Make Up Artist

Week 7 – 1950’s - You will infuse all elements together to create a lightness into darkness eye look and adding a full coverage but natural base for Night Time Clients. 

Week 8 - 1960's - With all the glamour this entails you will work on your symmetry and understanding your clients eyeshape to create a full and defined cut crease, adding pigments and iridescents to enhance the eye make up. 

Week 9 - Mood Board Presentation of Make Up Trends and Prep for Photoshoot 

Week 10 - Photoshoot ( Which is the Final Exam for ITEC Students only)


The cost of the course is as follows- 

10 Week ITEC Academy- £1550.00

Includes-  10 week training 



9 week Paddy McGurgan Academy - £1195.00 

Includes-  9 week training 


How to Book? 

There is a £400 non refundable deposit needed to secure your place on the course, this is taken on booking to ensure your place is secured. The remainder of your payment is due at least 2 weeks before the course begins. This can be done in instalments prior to the start date and this can be arranged via Anita . 

For all ITEC Students there is an admin fee (£150)  for participating in the final exam, and this is due by Week 6. 

For 9 week students Photoshoot can be purchased as an additional for £250 and must be booked and paid by week 7, this is highly recommended for all students as they will then finish the course with professional images of 2 different looks, photographed by Khara Pringle and on professional models.