Chisholm Institute and Australian hair, make-up and beauty company Runway Room have joined forces to provide the very best make-up training Australia has to offer.

The new industry partnership will provide more options in the make-up industry, providing students undertaking Chisholm’s Certificate III in Make-Up with the opportunity to become certified ‘Runway Room Make-Up Artists’.  Students have the ability to gain industry-specific skills and experience, as well as the know-how to set up a long successful career in freelance or retail make-up services.

The opportunity will be available across Chisholm Institute’s CBD and south-eastern suburban locations, with intakes commencing in mid-April 2018.

Chisholm CEO Dr Rick Ede said the partnership would provide students with a unique opportunity to become job ready in their chosen career.

“We’re really excited about the opportunities that this partnership with Runway Room will open up for Chisholm students.  It’s a great Australian company that will ensure young people studying make-up can chase their calling and forge their own careers in the make-up industry.   

“At Chisholm we’re all about providing the education and training that ensures our students are ready to enter the workforce and that’s exactly what this partnership will deliver,” Dr Ede said.   

Since opening one of Australia’s very first Complete Make-over Bars, CEO and founder Alex Fevola has established Runaway Room Salons as the ‘go to’ place for hair and make-up, especially for events and special occasions.

“We’re a proud Australian company that seeks to inspire and educate people, so it makes sense to partner with Chisholm so we can help train the next generation of make-up artists. With the right training, there are fantastic career opportunities available and I know that Chisholm students will really benefit from the expertise Runway Room has to offer.  

“Chisholm’s Certificate III in Make-Up course provides the perfect stepping stone to a professional career. It enables students to get the knowledge and skills they need, while also providing them with a professional make-up kit full of Australian made Professional Runway Room products and tools,” Alex Fevola said.

The brainchild of Alex Fevola, Runway Room is a proudly Australian brand looking to embody affordable luxury for the everyday woman.

Launched in 2012, Runway Room has established numerous salons, concept partners and a Training Academy producing successful graduates now working within the industry. As Melbourne’s leading hair and make-up provider for the wedding industry, Runway Room has also developed a professional cosmetics line that is made in Australia and not tested on animals.