Design and apply make-up for photography

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SIBXFAS202A, 'Design and apply make-up for photography'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Design and apply make-up for photography' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria




Prepare client.


Prepare client for service.


Identify and explain contraindications to client and refer to an appropriate professional where required.


Assess client's skin type and condition to determine appropriate product application techniques.


Cleanse face and neck.


Identify suitable cleansing products for client's skin type and different areas of face and neck.


Thoroughly cleanse client's skin on face and neck area.


Analyse face.


Identify and note client's facial shape.


Identify, note and advise client, photographer or stylist regarding facial areas requiring corrective or camouflage make-up.


Assess facial areas requiring highlighting and shading and determine correct product application.


Analyse context.


Determine and confirm required context with client, photographer or stylist.


Identify colour physics and apply to lighting techniques, wardrobe, background, artificial and natural light, studio or location and time of day.


Identify chemical reactions under given conditions for relevant products.


Identify an image for black and white and colour photography.


Identify digital photography product outcomes and their relationship to make-up design.


Identify lighting type, position, reflectors and absorbers.


Identify print procedures.


Apply make-up.


Develop make-up plan and confirm with client, photographer or stylist.


Select make-up products, tools and equipment.


Apply make-up products, tools and equipment sequentially and according to make-up plan, manufacturer recommendations, relevant legislationand codes and workplace policies and procedures.


Check that final effect meets client and production requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIBXFAS202A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIB50110 - Diploma of Beauty Therapy
  • SIB30110 - Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • SIB20110 - Certificate II in Retail Make-Up and Skin Care
  • SIB40110 - Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy