This course enables the participant not only to gain practical & technical skills but also the confidence required to work as a Photographic, Film & Television Make up Artist/ Technician to provide services for: Media Special Effects, Body Art & Face Painting Events, Feature Film & Television Productions, Theatre, Fashion & Wedding Photography, Runway and Music Clips.
A comprehensive program that extends the knowledge & skills of a makeup artist into all forms of media from sketching, presenting of photographic portfolios in print & digital format, sculpting, body art, and airbrushing. It incorporates a series of photo shoots. The course covers business plans, marketing and client interaction to provide effective communication and awareness in a rapidly changing and diverse environment.
This course is conducted full time over a period of 48 weeks.
|January||Monday - Wednesday||9am - 3pm||14/01/2019||12/12/2019|
|July||Monday - Wednesday||9am - 3pm||08/07/2019||02/07/2020|
You will receive a confirmation of enrolment that secures your place in an intake or when a deposit is required payment of the deposit will secure a place. Positions will not be held without either requirements.
During the course you are required to be available for 60 hours of work experience which may include weekdays, evenings or weekends.
*Course completion dates may vary due to holiday breaks.
Our programs are delivered face to face at the Media Makeup Academy. This program has a strong focus on practical applilcation, where students will learn within a simulated workplace environment. Throughout the program, students will work with our highly skilled trainers to observe trainer demonstrations, practice their skills and recieve one on one feedback, gather hints and tips about working in the industry, and reviewing the latest trends.
The Diploma course has no more than 20 students. This provides a team environment as well as individual tuition. All classes are designed to provide the necessary hands on skills. personal attention with the highest quality of training.
Units of Competency
|CUAIND502||Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge|
|CUAPPR505||Establish and maintain safe creative practice|
|BSBCRT501||Originate and develop concepts|
|CUAMUP401||Design, apply and remove make-up|
|CUAMUP402||Maintain make-up and hair continuity|
|CUAMUP403||Style hair for performances or productions|
|CUAMUP404||Style wigs and hairpieces for performances or productions|
|CUAMUP502||Design and apply specialised make-up|
|CUAMUP503||Design and apply special make-up effects|
|CUAMUP504||Create prosthetics for special make-up effects|
|CUAIND401||Extend expertise in specialist creative fields|
|BSBMKG413||Promote products and services|
|BSBSMB404||Undertake small business planning|
|CUAIND402||Provide freelance services|
|BSBCRT402||Collaborate in a creative process|
Also in Courses
Applicants must have successfully completed Year 12, an AQF Certificate IV or a specific Language Literacy and Numeracy Test (CSPA). You will also be required to have intermediate computer skills.
|Makeup Brushes & Tools||$300.00|
|Make up kit||$890.00|
|Hair styling kit||$350.00|
|Special Effects kit||$460.00|
|Incidental Expenses Total:||$2,620.00|
Participants are required to purchase kits and materials prior to the first day of class.
Students to supply their own camera, stationery, lap top and hand towels.
Incidental expenses are payable 30 days before course commences unless negotiated otherwise.
|Full fee paying:||$289 per week|
|VET Student Loans:|
|see VET Student Loans fee schedule|
VET Student Loans is available to eligible students, please check our VET student Loan page for eligibility criteria.
Please Note: If you are eligible and choose to apply for a VET Student Loan, you will incur a HELP debt that will continue to be a debt until it is repaid to the Commonwealth.
Our full time qualifications are AUSTUDY approved.
RTO Number: 2316