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1. Bellus Academy, Poway
Courses / Programs
Located in the city of Poway in northern San Diego County (30 minutes north of Downtown San Diego), Bellus Academy is an internationally-acclaimed beauty career training school. We offer courses in Cosmetology, Advanced Cosmetology, Esthetics, Beauty Therapist Management, Make-Up Artistry, Massage Therapy, and Holistic Health Practitioner, all taught by top educators with vast industry experience.

Bellus Academy is one of the only academies in the nation to provide the advanced training and multiple license programs that can help prepare you for a premium career in the Beauty and Wellness industry. We are dedicated to graduating the top industry professionals by providing quality education. Our programs can educate you for a new career in the booming salon or spa industry in less than a year.
Nationally-Accredited Beauty & Wellness Programs:

- Cosmetology
- Advanced Cosmetology
- Esthetics
- Beauty Therapist Management
- Massage Therapy
- Holistic Health Practitioner
- Make-up Artistry

- We also offer advanced seminars and workshops for industry professionals who are looking to sharpen their skills and learn cutting edge techniques.

- We constantly update our programs so that graduates can remain competitive in the field
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The Colburn School, Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
The Colburn School is a non-profit independent institution located in downtown Los Angeles (across from the Walt Disney Concert Hall), and encompasses the Colburn School of Performing Arts (CSPA) and the Conservatory of Music (CCM). The CCM provides a range of music Certificate, Diploma & Degree programs, while the CSPA provides performing arts classes for children and adults from beginner to advanced levels.

The Conservatory of Music is a highly-selective college offering classical instrumental music training at the baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate levels. Concerts of dance, drama, mime and music performances are offered to the public throughout the year.

The CSPA is a community-based school that provides music, dance and drama training from introductory to advanced levels to students from ages preschool through adult.
Conservatory of Music Programs:
- Bachelor of Music (BM) Degree
- Performance Diploma (PD)
- Artist Diploma (AD)
- Professional Studies Certificate (PSC)

Colburn School of Performing Arts:
Programs in Music, Dance, Drama for children and adults, plus private lessons.
Kisses 'N Makeup, Bay Area
Courses / Programs
Based in Alameda County in the San Francisco Bay Area, Kisses 'N Makeup offers a 5-day make-up artist training program called "Intro to Makeup Artistry and Basic Techniques". This course takes place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Emeryville (between the cities of Berkeley and Oakland, CA), and is offered five times per year. Our course is designed to prepare the student for working in the TV/ Film, print, advertising, fashion and retail industries and a career as a professional makeup artist.

Our quality makeup workshops are divided into two sessions. The first session of the workshop is conducted with a lecture and demo of techniques. The second session consists of a hands-on session for students to apply what they have learned during the lecture and demo on a model. A completion certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course.
5-Day Make-up Artist Training Program - "Intro to Makeup Artistry and Basic Techniques"

Modules include:
- Skin Prep
- Bone Structure
- Foundation Applications / Colorings
- 3-D Skin
- Eye Shapes
- Eye Brows
- Natural Makeup
- Evening Makeup
- Eyeliners
- Fashion Makeup, and more...
Arts University Bournemouth
Courses / Programs
• Study for 1, 2 or 3 semesters at the UK’s No. 1 arts university!

• Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a leading university specialising in arts, performance, design, and media education. Easily accessible less than 2 hours south of London by train, AUB provides study abroad BA (Hons) courses for US / international students & professionals who wish to spend time abroad in pursuit of careers in creative arts, graphic design, interior design, textiles, fashion, makeup, animation, visual communication, event management, architecture, dance, acting, film production, photography, & more.

• Our short study abroad courses are designed for students who want to spend time learning in the UK, developing their creative skills and perhaps gaining credits towards their university degree, but do not necessarily want to spend as much as 2-3 years studying in the UK.

• Students are fully integrated with our full-time BA (Hons) degree students, and these courses can be taken for 1 term, 2 terms, or 3 terms.

• If you can't find the exact course you want, we can design a course tailored to your individual needs. You can join several groups of students on a range of different courses and also receive one-to-one tuition.

• We also provide summer study abroad programs.

"The facilities that the Arts University Bournemouth has to offer are absolutely amazing. First off, the library was one of the most resourceful places I have come across in my entire stay there."
- Orlando, USA, Animation Production
1, 2 or 3 semesters on the following degree courses:

• Architecture
• Animation Production
• Acting
• Costume with Performance Design
• Creative Events Management
• Dance
• Fashion Studies
• Film Production
• Fine Art
• Graphic Design
• Illustration
• Interior Architecture & Design
• MakeUp for Media & Performance
• Modelmaking
• Photography
• Textiles
• Visual Communication
• Visual Effects Design & Production

Further Courses:
• Portfolio Preparation Art, Design & Media (2 terms)

• Preparation for Masters (1 or 2 terms)
Bosso Intensive Makeup School Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
Located in Beverly Hills, Bosso Intensive Makeup School Los Angeles is one of the most sought-after makeup training facilities in the world.

Taught by celebrity make-up artist, Kimberley Bosso, our unique make-up training programs are offered to novices, aspiring make up artists and professionals.

We provide affordable 6-day and 4-day Intensive Make-up Training Courses with a professional certificate awarded on completion, which will prepare you for a successful career in the make-up industry.

There are ONLY a maximum of 4 students per course to ensure the utmost meticulous attention and makeup education.

We also offer a 1-day intensive course for the novice or professional makeup artist wanting to learn basic to advanced techniques, or wanting to refresh their existing makeup skills. Students come from all over the U.S. as well as from as far as Australia and Dubai.

An industry established make-up artist since 1997, Kimberley Bosso trained and received her professional makeup artist certificate in Los Angeles, and took her training and research further, studying in Paris learning airbrush and working throughout Europe backstage with top designers for runway shows, as well as visionary photographers on ad campaigns.

Student Testimonial:
"Thank you so much for sharing with me your knowledge...you will always have my respect and appreciation. You are an amazing and inspiring professional. I'm glad that I have met you and attended your awesome makeup course!"
- Izabela Cruz, Dubai
4-Day & 6-Day Intensive Professional Make-up Artist Certification Programs:
- Traditional and Airbrush Make-up
- Techniques include: Smokey Eyes; Contouring; Bridal Makeup; Men's Grooming; High Fashion; Business & Marketing; Product  & Brush Knowledge; Hygiene & more
- 6-Day program also includes Red Carpet Makeup and Fashion Week with extensive airbrushing

1-Day Intensive Make-up Artist Course:
For beginners or those looking to sharpen existent makeup skills.

Private Make-up Classes:
1-hour & 2-hour
The International Academy of Film and Television
Courses / Programs
With 4 exotic campuses located across the world (Los Angeles, Miami, Hong Kong, and the Philippines), the International Academy of Film and Television (IAFT) is unique – a truly global film school for filmmakers who want the complete path to success. Our LA campus in Burbank provides a range of Certificate & Diploma programs in Filmmaking, Performing Arts, and Digital Animation, as well as filmmaking & movie workshops. IAFT Los Angeles is approved by the Bureau for Private Post-secondary Education in California.

IAFT offers elite film school instruction for aspiring film entrepreneurs at a fraction of the cost – delivering unmatched excellence and value. Smaller class sizes means you have more one-on-one attention from your mentors and instructors. We are a boutique film school, for serious artists who want to learn how to create, not socialize in class.
Filmmaking Certificate & Diploma Programs:
- Certificate Program in Filmmaking
- Diploma Program In Filmmaking
- Certificate Program in Performing Arts / Acting
- Diploma Program in Performing Arts / Acting
- Certificate Program in Digital Animation (CPDA)
- Diploma Program in Digital Animation (DPDA)

Movie Workshops:
- Filmmaking Workshop
- Teen Acting Workshops
- Teen Filmmaking Workshops
- Editing Workshop
- 3D Animation Workshop
Aviva Spray Tanning Academy - Onsite & Online
Courses / Programs
• Gain spray tan certification in California or online with Aviva Spray Tanning Academy - we offer the longest-running spray tan classes in the world!

• Aviva provides onsite spray tan certification programs in Los Angeles and San Diego in Southern California and San Francisco in the Bay Area.

• In each city, our spray tanning training takes place in a leading hotel.

• We also offer convenient, short and comprehensive online spray tan certification programs to beauty professionals and complete beginners based in California and nationwide.

• On completion of your course, you receive a Certificate.

• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee.

• Our students are those who are looking to add sunless tanning certification to their beauty career portfolio, or to start a successful spray tanning business, want to host mobile spray tan parties, or improve the profitability of their current spray tanning business.

• We offer in-class spray tan training in a host of other venues throughout the U.S. & Canada, including Las Vegas & Reno NV, NYC, Boston MA, Houston & Dallas TX.

Student Review:
"I had taken several online courses and what set Aviva's apart for me was the in-depth demonstration of spraying technique. It completely changed my game up 100%.

I would recommend Aviva to others because they are amazing at what they do. They are leaders in this business and simply the best."

• Sophia Rocha, Owner, Golden Glow Studio Mobile Spray Tanning Services, Long Beach CA
Onsite Spray Tan Training Courses:

Sunless 101 Spray Tan Certification Program:

• A 1-day comprehensive course for basic beginners up to intermediate level.

• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee

Online Spray Tan Certification Programs:

Sunless 101 Online Course:

• 3 hour course for beginner to intermediate level spray tanning professionals.

• This is a web-based course to study at your own pace