Contouring Course

Our course code: NB010

Course fee £325 or from £25 per month

Enrol on this course

Contouring is a specialist makeup technique that ‘magically’ enhances your best features! Through careful shading, highlight strobing and blending, you can manipulate the shape of any face. Discover the trick to creating a more structured jawline, fuller lips and striking cheekbones on our professional online Contouring Course. From matching the perfect base for any skin type and shade, to mastering how to apply and blend contouring creams, powders and liquids for a flawless appearance, your clients will be ready for any occasion. Enrol now to master the secrets of contouring and become an expert make-up professional.

What to expect on this Contouring Course?

We’ll first introduce the foundations associated with working in the beauty industry. For instance, you’ll learn the importance of interacting with clients, promoting your services, and being effective at work. Secondly, you’ll gain insight into the body, its systems and skin healthcare. As such, you’ll look at areas such as hair structure, skin types, and the anatomy of the eye. This is important before apply any kind of contouring.

Finally, we’ll introduce you to what contouring and highlighting is and how clients can benefit from the treatment. Moving forward, you’ll learn how to prepare clients for treatment and what products are best to use. In addition, you’ll cover the right application techniques, features for contouring and aftercare advice for clients.

Who is this online Contouring Course ideal for?

Our Contouring Course was created for makeup artists looking to add another string tho their bow. Likewise, it was created for people with creative flair, an eye for design, or a passion for beauty. It’s also a great starting point for students looking to study beauty at a higher level. The course covers everything you’ll need to be able to offer contouring services when you complete the course. So, whether you want to work in a salon, a spa, or even add a new service to your existing business, you can.

Key Takeaways

  • Fully-accredited course designed for aspiring makeup artists
  • Learn to enhance the structure of the face with contouring
  • With this course, you’ll be able to apply for professional insurance
  • Gain the ability to advise clients on all things contouring
  • Add contouring to your list of business services
  • Assessments completed and submitted online
  • Study at your own pace anytime, anywhere, anyhow

Learn to create a structured jawline, fuller lips, or striking cheekbones with our Contouring Course.

  • Study with winners

    We’re an award-winning learning provider and have been recognised for our cutting-edge learning techniques.

  • Get insured

    By completing this course you will be able to gain insurance to work on clients.

  • At your own pace

    Study this course as quickly or slowly as you wish; we’ll work at a speed that suits you.

  • Awarding body: IPHM (International Practitioners Of Holistic Medicine)
  • Our course code: NB010
  • Official Qualification Title: Contouring Course

Study Hours

The recommended number of study hours for this course is 50.

Study Method

Your course will be studied through distance learning, meaning you can learn the course at a time and place that suits you. Your course materials will be available to you online via tutorial videos and eBooks. Tutor support is available by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Duration

  • 30 video tutorials guiding you through every aspect of every treatment.
  • 4 easy to follow downloadable eBooks in 28 units, designed to enhance
  • your progressive learning techniques
  • Easy online learning via your mobile, tablet and PC
  • Full support and guidance from working professionals


As you progress, you’ll be assessed at the end of each unit via multiple-choice questions that test your understanding. Once you’ve achieved the desired pass percentage, you’ll move on to the next module. Units and tests can be retaken at any time to strengthen your knowledge.

Course Outcomes

Once you have passed the course, your Diploma Certificate will be available for download via the portal and stored for you. You have lifetime access to the portal so you can return at any time using your tutorials and eBooks as a reference.

Additional Information

Official Qualification Title - Contouring Course

Entry requirements - There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.

Course Content

1: Foundation

Units included in this module:

  • Personal Standards and Practice
  • Hygiene
  • Effective Communication with Clients
  • Business Promotion
  • Preparation of the Work Area
  • Health & Safety Legislation
  • Insurance
  • Being effective at Work
  • Promoting Products & Services
  • Retail Specific Legislation
  • Reception Duties
  • Taking Payments & Methods
2: Anatomy and Physiology

Units included in this module:

  • Hair Structure and Removal
  • Cells and Tissues
  • The Skin
  • The Skeletal System
  • The Muscular System
  • Blood & The Heart
  • The Lymphatic System
  • The Systems
  • Anatomy of the eye
3: Skin Healthcare

Units included in this module:

  • Skin Types
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
4: Contouring

Units included in this module:

  • Contour Introduction
  • Preparation and Products
  • Application Technique
  • Additional Features
  • Aftercare and Contra-Actions

Frequently Asked Questions

We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.

You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.

We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for the specified duration of your course.

You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.

No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.

No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.

Most students finish comfortably within the course duration period given. However, if you do need more time, your personal tutor support can be extended for an additional fee.

Please check our main FAQs section or Contact Us, we have experienced course advisers who will be delighted to help!