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CUA51020

Diploma of Screen and Media - Specialist Make-Up Services

Establish your career in makeup with this specialised qualification in screen and media at Huxley School of Makeup in partnership with TAFE Queensland. You will learn the advanced skills needed to thrive as a specialist makeup artist.

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TIME 6 months / Full Time NEXT START DATE 06 Jun 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Gold Coast
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$13,260 - $14,655
Subsidised
$14,475 - $15,870
Full Fee
$18,495 - $19,890
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Course overview

Establish your career in makeup with this specialised qualification in screen and media at Huxley School of Makeup in partnership with TAFE Queensland. You will learn the advanced skills needed to thrive as a specialist makeup artist.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as make up artists grew very strongly over the past five years. This occupation is expected to see stable growth in the future with opportunities available in a range of industries including film, television, photography, fashion, and retail cosmetics.  

In this specialised course you'll learn essential makeup techniques and industry-standard skills. Throughout your training you'll cover everything from core makeup disciplines through to advanced fashion, cinema and special effects makeup techniques.

On the completion of the course you'll graduate with an incredible portfolio of work from shooting over 20 times with a fashion photographer, plus a beautiful video portfolio. The Huxley School of Makeup also offers students incredible work experience opportunities such as fashion shows, films, TV series and more.

Successfully completing this qualification will ensure you're job ready in the fields of film, TV and fashion including photographic, bridal and cosmetics industries.

What can I do?

  • Special Make-up Effects Technician
  • Make-up Artist
  • Film, TV and Stage Work
  • Prosthetic Workshop Technician
  • Make-up Consultant
  • Business Ownership
  • Hair Stylist
  • Retail Manager

Course outcome:

CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media - Specialist Make-Up Services

Hands-on Training

The Huxley School of Makeup is an award winning, internationally accredited school where students gain world class education in a fun and exciting learning environment.

State-of-the-art Facilities

We put theory into practice, which is why we believe in real-world learning environments. With access to real industry-standard professional studios, you will graduate with confidence, knowing you have all the skills you need to get right to work.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 11 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • CUAIND412
    Provide freelance services
    UNIT CODE :
    CUAIND412
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work as an independent operator within the creative arts industry. This includes promoting self to potential clients, negotiating work arrangements, managing financial and business aspects of services, and undertaking strategic planning.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide freelance services

  • UNIT CODE
  • CUAIND512
    Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
    UNIT CODE :
    CUAIND512
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain creative arts industry knowledge and monitor and manage own professional practice. This includes applying industry knowledge to research-based work activities, when interacting with others, and when engaging in professional practice in the music industry.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge

  • UNIT CODE
  • CUAPPR411
    Realise a creative project
    UNIT CODE :
    CUAPPR411
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to experiment with ideas and techniques to find an individual style or voice throughout a creative project that results in a completed work.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Realise a creative project

  • UNIT CODE
  • CUAPPR515
    Establish and maintain safe creative practice
    UNIT CODE :
    CUAPPR515
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond effectively to broad and specific safety requirements in a professional practice.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Establish and maintain safe creative practice

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Huxley School of Make Up, Burleigh Heads
06 Jun 2022
6 months
Full time
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • Concession: $14,655
  • Subsidised: $15,870
  • Full fee: $19,890
Huxley School of Make Up, Burleigh Heads
12 Sep 2022
6 months
Full time
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • Concession: $14,655
  • Subsidised: $15,870
  • Full fee: $19,890
Huxley School of Make Up, Burleigh Heads
01 Feb 2023
9 months
Part time
Mixed mode
  • Concession: $13,260
  • Subsidised: $14,475
  • Full fee: $18,495

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Diploma of Screen and Media - Specialist Make-Up Services

COURSE CODE: CUA51020
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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VET Student Loan - $16,221 cap

This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Enquiries regarding this program can be directed to Huxley School of Make Up

Entry into this program will include an interview at Huxley School of Make Up. Students must bring the following to the interview:

  • Identification (passport or drivers licence)
  • Year 12 Certificate or Certificate IV or above qualification (if applicable)
  • Any previous examples of your make up work where applicable

Please note: No previous make up experience is required to complete this course

Resources Required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

Need to know

For more information please see www.huxleyschoolofmakeup.com

There will be 4 - 6 lessons per week

Classes are from Monday to Thursday and classes are held at the Huxley School of Make Up -  4/87 West Burleigh Road BURLEIGH HEADS.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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