How do i contact you?
You call us on 0207 485 4000 . Email: cbma [at] cbmacademy.com
When are you open?
Monday to Friday 10.00 – 16.30 In addition why not come to sample a day at the Makeup academy and experience what it could be like to study here: For more information Click Here.
Where are you located?
We are located in the heart of Notting Dale and Notting Hill. The nearest station is a 5 min walk from Latimer Road tube station on Hammersmith & City Line and our full address is Unit E, 3rd Floor, 151 Freston Road, W10 6TH. Please visit our Contact Us page for more information.
Can i visit the CB*MA?
We are more than happy for you to come and visit us as many times as you wish ! Our doors are open for visitors during school times ( Monday To Friday 10.00 till 16.00) Call us on 020 7485 4000 Click Here to book your Studio tour.
Which course is right for me?
We run one course, the Four Month Hair & Makeup SFX Course. It does what it is supposed to do; teach you the skills you need to enter the Industry as a trainee Makeup artist. Perfect!
How many students are there per class?
We are a boutique makeup school and run small courses with the maximum of 12-14 students per course and only have around 36-40 graduates per year. This allows us to focus on each individual makeup student and more importantly makeup graduate!
What is the course fee?
The Four Month Hair & Makeup Course costs £12,900 including VAT. Following a successful interview, a non-refundable deposit of £1,500 is required to secure your place. The full balance of the course fee is usually settled at least 5 weeks before the course commencement date. However, In some instances, we will be able to assist you by offering interest free payment plans, with £1,500 deposit fee due prior to the start of the course and the remaining balance of £11,400 divided into monthly instalment payments. Please contact us for further payment plan information.
What's included in the fees?
Included in the price will be your personal professional kit: Kryolan , Maqpro, Louise Young Makeup Brushes, as well as access to our stock of leading brand products . All materials at the school are at your disposal, remember, this will be your home for the duration of the course.
Is funding available?
Please click here for more information about help with funding your course
What is the difference between CB*MA course and other makeup courses offered by other Makeup schools?
We are the only school to offer guaranteed paid work experience to all our students who are eligible to work in the UK. No other school has the calibre of tutors that we have. No other Academy has an Oscar & BAFTA winning Makeup Designer as its Director who is still actively working in the industry. No other makeup school has such a high success rate of Graduates working in the Industry.
If i don't want to do all of the CB*MA course, can i attend specific modules?
We believe that the only way to truly benefit from a course is to take the whole Four Months; it was designed that way. If you have experience and wish to top up on your skills you would be able to attend a shorter hair and makeup course module.
Who teaches the classes?
What qualifications are needed for the course?
How can i best prepare for the interview?
I live far away from London. Do you provide telephone or online interviews?
Do you take students under the age of 18?
Do you provide certificates?
Will you help me get work after the course?
Do your courses include work experience?
Yes onsite paid work experience after completion of your course is guaranteed to all students who are eligible to work in the UK.
For International Students
I am moving to London; will you help me settle in?
Do I need a Visa?
What type of Visa do i need?
That depends on the country. EU residents and residents of some other countries do not need a visa and for most other countries and Standard visitor visa will suffice as our course is less than 6 months long. Please check what you need on this website : https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-