Makeup Artist Regulations

You do not need a license to become a makeup artist in Ontario.

According to the Ministry of Labour, a  license is not required  for makeup artistry.

As stated in job profile of “Estheticians, electrologists, and related occupations”*, you will only be required to complete high school, college, beauty school programs, or on-the-job training to become a makeup artist.

The certificate you’ll receive from QC Makeup Academy is sufficient proof of professional makeup training. QC’s courses are well known internationally and have helped countless graduates secure careers in the makeup industry.

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*Always check the Ministry of Labour for the latest information.

“I successfully completed my QC Master Makeup [Artistry] course last year and I was so impressed with how the tutors are so detailed when assessing your work. They really want the best out of you and I have gotten so [much advice] on how to improve myself [through] the course. ”

Akanksha SinghMaster Makeup Artistry Graduate, Ontario

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QC’s Online Makeup Courses

Whether you want to work in Hollywood, on Broadway, or specialize in bridal makeup –  QC’s online courses can turn your dream into a reality. Choose from a variety of courses, unmatched by any other makeup school!

Don’t forget: enroll in more than one course and receive 50% off any additional course you choose (of equal or lesser value)!

Foundational Training

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Become a certified makeup professional – start your dream career!

Advanced Training

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Enhance your makeup skills and rise above the competition!


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Learn additional trades that will complement your makeup skills!

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It’s never too early or too late to start a career you’ll love.

Enroll in an online makeup course with QC and become a certified makeup artist today!