Bridal & Occasion Makeup Course (Beginners) in Bolton

Make a bride’s dreams come true by learning how to create gorgeous and natural bridal makeup looks for their special day. No matter where you are in your makeup artist career, you can learn both basic techniques and advanced bridal looks in our bridal & occasion makeup course for beginners.

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Bridal & Occasion Makeup Course Overview

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At our stylish and modern education centre in Bolton, you will learn everything you need to know to kickstart your career as a bridal makeup artist. Over this two-day beginners makeup course, you will learn basic concepts like colour theory and hygiene procedures, daytime and evening glam makeup techniques, and finally more advanced bridal makeup looks. 

Here at RJL Education, we give you the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in addition to learning makeup theory, helping you achieve a well-rounded understanding of bridal makeup techniques. This will allow you to deliver high-quality bridal makeup services to your clients and greatly increase your earning potential.

To learn more about our bridal & occasion makeup course for beginners, expand the dropdowns below to look at our modules, pricing, course dates and makeup kits.

Important Information About Our Beginners Bridal Makeup Course

  • No experience or qualifications necessary to enrol on this course
  • 2-day course, both days 10am to 5pm
  • Includes live demonstrations of natural daytime makeup, evening glam makeup and bridal makeup by a professional makeup artist
  • Students must complete their practical learning by creating three makeup looks during the course: a natural daytime look, an evening glam look and a bridal makeup look
  • Course costs £650 (saving of £50)
  • The course price doesn’t include makeup kits, which can be purchased for £260 (full kit) or £99 (small kit)


This bridal & occasion makeup course for beginners costs £650 (saving of £50).

Add a full makeup artist starter kit for £260, or add a small makeup artist starter kit for just £99 (not included in course cost).

Finance options are available to make completing your bridal & occasion makeup course as affordable as possible.


Our beginners bridal & occasion makeup course runs on the following dates:

Each course lasts two full days, 10am – 5pm both days.

Our modules

During this bridal makeup course, you will learn:

  • Legislation in the industry 
  • Hygiene procedures 
  • Marketing 
  • Consultations including trials
  • Contraindications 
  • Colour theory 
  • Wedding day tips 
  • Wedding administration 
  • Wedding pricing 
  • Natural makeup application – create a natural makeup look using light and glowing products to create a look suitable for everyday wear
  • Evening makeup application – transform natural makeup to evening glam makeup by focusing on smokey eyes, eyeliner application and heavier contour techniques
  • Bridal makeup application – complete a bridal-ready look using specialised products and techniques and focus on using a natural colour scheme that is wedding appropriate
  • Aftercare

Our Kit

When enrolling on our beginners bridal makeup course, you will have the option to purchase one of our makeup artist starter kits. These kits will give you everything you need to kickstart your bridal makeup artist career, containing high-quality products that suit a wide range of skin tones and features.

Our Full Kit includes:

  • A brush set
  • MAC eyebrow kit
  • Ben Nye Translucent Setting Powder
  • Morphe neutral eyeshadow palette 
  • MAC mini mascara in black
  • MAC Blacktrack Gel Eyeliner
  • MAC Conceal and Correct Palette 
  • MAC Mattifine Primer
  • Milani full coverage foundation X2
  • Benefit Mini Hoola Bronzer
  • Benefit mini blush
  • MAC mini lipstick X3 including shades Velvet Teddy, Whirl and Ruby Woo

Cost price £260

Our Small Kit includes:

  • A brush set
  • Morphe neutral eyeshadow palette 
  • MAC mini mascara 
  • MAC Blacktrack Gel Eyeliner
  • MAC Conceal and Correct Palette 
  • MAC mini lipstick in Velvet Teddy 

Cost price £99

What’s next?

Our beginners bridal & occasion makeup course is designed to take you from a complete beginner to a qualified bridal makeup artist in just two days. With a combination of theoretical and practical learning, you will gain a complete understanding of basic makeup techniques and also advanced, photo-ready makeup techniques that are essential for bridal makeup. This will allow you to greatly increase your earning potential as a specialist bridal makeup artist.

After completing this course, you will be ready to launch your career as a bridal makeup artist and help brides feel beautiful and confident on their wedding day. Or, if you would like to explore other avenues, you could venture into TV and film makeup or work as a makeup artist on wedding-themed photoshoots. And, if you would like to develop your skills further, there are plenty of advanced hair and beauty courses on offer at RJL Education.

Why Train With Us at RJL Education?

  • Two-day bridal & occasion makeup course for beginners – no experience necessary.
  • Highly-experienced course teachers who specialise in bridal styles.
  • Comprehensive coverage across many modules, including industry legislation, hygiene procedures, colour theory, trial consultations, marketing and wedding pricing.
  • Access to fantastic facilities such as our on-site accommodation and state-of-the-art education centre.
  • Theoretical instruction from course teachers in live demonstrations and the opportunity to gain hands-on practical experience when creating daytime, evening and bridal makeup looks.
  • Convenient location in Bolton.
  • Learn in a small, supportive environment. 
  • Full and small makeup kits available to purchase.

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How much does training at RJL Education centre cost?

The cost of our courses vary. To find out the specific prices you can take a look at our courses page.

How long do your courses take?

The length of our courses varies slightly depending on the qualification you are enrolled on. To find out specific information, you can take a look at our courses page.

How big are your classes?

We only have small groups to ensure that every learner gets the hands-on personal tuition that they deserve. This means that we have limited availability, so make sure to enrol as soon as possible.

What is the best course for me?

Our courses are ideal for a range of experience levels, so be sure to check out our courses page to determine which ones you would be eligible to apply for. Whatever the ultimate goal is for your career in beauty or hair, we can offer you the attentive and supportive training to help you on your journey. As long as you are above the age of 16, you can begin your training with us.

Can I study at RJL education if I don’t live in the area?

Yes! Our education centre features luxury accommodation for our learners. Click here to take a look at our available accommodation and their costs.

Can I apply for finance on your courses?

Yes you can apply for a range of finance options with us. Check out our finance page here.

Is there any funding available to me?

Yes, there are a range of funding options available for our learners. To find out more about the potential funding you can get to support you through your learning journey, click here.

I don’t have any experience, can I still apply?

Yes. Our Level 2 courses are designed for those who are just beginning their career. With us, you can learn critical foundational skills that will help you to progress later down the line. To find out more about our level 2 NVQ courses, click here. Our microblading course, our fundamental machine brows course, and lip blush course also require no previous experience. Find out more about these semi-permanent makeup courses here.

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We have luxury accommodation situated right above the education centre in Bolton. This means that you can study in comfort instead of having to do punishing commutes every day if you don’t live in the area. You can find out more about our accommodation here.


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Bridal & Occasion Makeup Course (Beginners) in Bolton

Qualification Level:
  • Beginner
  • Full kit
  • No kit, but can be provided at additional cost
  • Starter kit

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