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CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media

Become a make-up master.

Start Date

February 2021 - Enquire with our team

Duration

12 months - 2 days a week

Delivery Method

Face to Face

Units

15

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Next Start Date

February 2021 - Enquire with our team

Course Duration

12 months - 2 days a week

Delivery Method

Face to Face

Pre-Requisites

N/A

Playing a critical role in the film, television and theatre industries, a make-up artist uses a range of media applied to the skin and hair to transform an everyday look into a range of different looks. On a film set or backstage at a theatre production, make-up artists are often involved in conceptualising the appearance of characters through to physically applying the make-up necessary to bring them to life.

TrainSmart Australia’s CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media makeup course has the best reputation in Perth and has been helping students make their way into the exciting world of make-up for a number of years by offering guaranteed work experience in the industry.

Why TrainSmart?

  • Top Quality Trainer Support
  • Affordable Payment Options
  • Government Subsidies Available

Course Overview

Study the Diploma of Screen and Media

In this makeup course, aspiring make-up artists will be taught the full range of these skills, including fashion make-up, hair styling, special effects, camouflage, air-brushing and much more. This highly practical and hands-on course gives students the opportunity to apply the techniques they learn using real people as their canvas. Working from a dedicated campus in the heart of Perth’s CBD, students are taught by our highly experienced, award-winning trainers who also work professionally in the make-up industry themselves.

To find out more about the SHB50115 Diploma of Screen and Media makeup course at TrainSmart Australia, download the brochure.

Is the Diploma of Screen and Media for you?

This makeup course in the heart of the Perth CBD is for you if you want to become a specialised make-up artist and learn from our award-winning trainers how to transform individuals and performers into a range of different characters.

What will you learn in the Diploma of Screen and Media?

This course is a must for those serious about pursuing a career in make-up. You’ll learn everything you’ll need to kickstart your career in this glamorous, fast-paced industry, including:

  • Styling wigs and hairpieces;
  • Applying specialist make-up for photographic, theatre, period, special effects, film, television and fashion;
  • Working with silicone and latex to create unusual and stunning effects within the entertainment industry; and
  • Gaining practical, real-world experience with highly accomplished theatre groups, using make-up to help bring their characters to life.

How will you study the Diploma of Screen and Media?

The CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media is a nationally recognised qualification.

You will be taught by fully qualified and trained theatrical make-up artist trainers who have more than 25 years combined experience in this area – one who counts Hollywood productions among her credits.

In preparation for industry, your learning will be primarily comprised of practical, hands-on work in the classroom. You will also undertake some practical theory assignments online, and receive training and assessor support throughout your studies.

How long is the Diploma of Screen and Media?

The course is offered on campus in the heart of Perth’s CBD for 2 days a week for 12 months.

entry Requirements

TrainSmart Australia will assess a student’s ‘academic suitability’ to ensure the student has the best chance of success. This is determined by either:

  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of an Australian year 12 certificate; or,
  • The student providing TrainSmart Australia with a copy of a Certificate IV qualification (or above) that can be verified or,
  • The student completing the Core Skills Profile for Adults online assessment passing at or above Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy.

Please note, we are unable to enrol international students at this time. 

Modules

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This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media.

The CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media is broken up into the following Modules.

  • Module 1: Workplace Safety and Styling Hair
  • Module 2: Hair Styling and Creative Design for Make-up Artists
  • Module 3: Industry Networking, Development and Collaboration
  • Module 4: Film/TV/Stage Continuity and Specialised Make-up
  • Module 5: Wig Styling, Set and Prop Design for Productions
  • Module 6: Special Effects and Airbrushing Techniques

Module 1: Workplace Safety and Styling Hair

Establish and maintain safe creative practice

CUAPPR505

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond effectively to broad and specific safety requirements in a professional practice. It applies to individuals who are sole practitioners or working in collaborative teams across all sectors and areas of expertise, who are responsible for managing safety. The practitioner applies a self-directed approach to ensuring safety. The unit could apply to a range of internal and external work environments, including workshops, studios, offices, field locations and performance venues.

Design, apply and remove make-up

CUAMUP401

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, apply and remove standard make-up for performers and talent appearing in screen and entertainment industry productions. It applies to individuals who use their creative skills, working alone or as part of a team, to design make-up that meets production requirements and brings out the subject’s best features. Good communication skills are essential since they need to create an environment where others feel at ease.

Module 2: Hair Styling and Creative Design for Make-up Artists

Style hair for performances or productions

CUAMUP403

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a range of hair styles for productions in the film, television and live entertainment industries. It applies to individuals who use a range of cutting, temporary colouring, setting and dressing methods to produce current and period hairstyles for performers. They may work independently or as a member of a make-up and hair design team.

Design and apply creative make-up

SHBBMUP006

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to respond to a client brief to design and apply make-up for specialised looks that use creative design and application of make-up. It requires the ability to refine a brief with a client and then research, design, trial and apply a creative make-up. This unit applies to make-up artists who work in make-up studios and as freelancers. In this environment they may work as part of a team or autonomously but they make independent creative decisions. They have knowledge and skills of a range of make-up products and specialised make-up application techniques.

Module 3: Industry Networking, Development and Collaboration

Originate and develop concepts

BSBCRT501

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to originate and develop concepts for products, programs, processes or services to an operational level. It applies to individuals who develop concepts for any business or community activity or process, such as marketing and advertising campaigns, staff development programs, information technology and communication systems, radio and television programs, entertainment events, films, exhibitions and digital media products. Individuals operate with a high degree of autonomy, but collaborate with others to generate ideas and refine concepts to the point where they can be implemented.

Collaborate in a creative process

BSBCRT402

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to collaborate in a creative process that is underpinned by a commitment to trust and ethics. It applies to individuals who are involved in what is traditionally considered a creative endeavour but is also very important in broader business and community activities where creative team effort is highly valued.

Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

CUAIND502

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain creative arts industry knowledge, and monitor and manage own professional practice. It applies to individuals with advanced research and analysis skills working as practitioners, administrators or managers. They could be working in the public or private sector in a variety of contexts.

Make a presentation

BSBCMM401

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience. This unit applies to individuals who may be expected to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training and promotions. They contribute well developed communication skills in presenting a range of concepts and ideas.

Module 4: Film/TV/Stage Continuity and Specialised Make-up

Maintain make-up and hair continuity

CUAMUP402

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide continuity services for make-up and hair in screen productions. It applies to individuals who check the make-up and hair of performers is consistent when scenes are watched in the correct sequence, irrespective of the order in which they were shot. They are crucial in making sure there are smooth transitions between shots and scenes, thus facilitating post-production editing.

Design and apply specialised make-up effects

CUAMUP502

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide specialised make-up services for productions in the screen, media and entertainment industries. It applies to individuals in senior roles who apply make-up creatively, to enhance the ability of actors to portray characters, and conduct thorough background research to ensure characters are accurately represented. They work alone or, on large-scale productions, they could be responsible for supervising others.

Module 5: Wig Styling, Set and Prop Design for Productions

Coordinate props

CUAPRP401

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source, obtain, prepare and monitor props for live productions. Individuals who apply these skills work autonomously as they take responsibility for coordinating props. They may also be responsible for supervising others.

Style wigs and hairpieces for performances or productions

CUAMUP404

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to style wigs and hairpieces for productions in the film, television and live entertainment industries. It applies to individuals who use a range of cutting, temporary colouring, setting and dressing methods to produce the required appearance of wigs and hairpieces for performers. They may work independently or as a member of a make-up and hair design team and are also responsible for the maintenance of wigs and hairpieces.

Module 6: Special Effects and Airbrushing Techniques

Apply airbrushed make-up

SHBBMUP005

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply airbrushed make-up for face or body. It requires the ability to prepare the work area, consult with clients, select make-up products and equipment, and apply airbrushed make-up. This unit applies to beauticians and make-up artists who work in beauty salons and make-up studios and as freelancers. In this environment they may work as part of a team or autonomously. They have knowledge and skills across a range of airbrush make-up products, application techniques, and airbrush equipment.

Design and apply special make-up effects

CUAMUP503

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design special make-up effects and provide make-up services for productions in the screen and entertainment industries. It applies to individuals who create effects, such as scars, ageing and illness, and often have to attach prosthetics. Because application of special make-up effects can be a complex and lengthy process, these individuals need to be confident and diplomatic in the way they communicate with performers whose appearances they are transforming. They work alone or, on large-scale productions, they could be responsible for supervising others.

Create prosthetics for special make-up effects

CUAMUP504

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create prosthetic pieces for special make-up effects in productions for the screen and entertainment industries. It applies to individuals who create realistic prosthetics ranging from facial parts, scars and bald caps to larger facial or body pieces, and multiple or overlapping appliances that require mobility. Because the creation of prosthetic pieces can be a complex and lengthy process, these individuals need to be confident and diplomatic in the way they communicate with performers whose appearances they are transforming. They can work alone or, on large-scale productions, they can be responsible for supervising other staff.

Job Outcomes

Diploma of Screen and Media Career Opportunities

On completion of the Screen and Media qualification, you can be qualified to work as a make-up artist in a number of different fields and media. These include television, theatre, fashion, film, print, magazines, red carpet and celebrity work, events and many more. You could be employed in a range of businesses, or work on a freelance basis.

Remuneration varies for make-up artists, with highly experienced make-up artists often able to earn more. As such, your earning potential will generally increase as you develop your skills and build your experience. Generally speaking, you can expect to earn $450 – $2000/day working on high-profile movies, or $90 – $200/hr providing make-up for photoshoots, school balls, weddings and other events.

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Payment Options

Standard Rate

$15,750

The maximum tuition fee for this course is $15,750. Your fee payment options are:

  • Upfront payment
  • VET Student Loans – Australian government income contingent loan which allows you to study now and pay later.

Find out what your repayments may be by using our VET Student Loans Repayments Calculator

*VET Student Loans are subject to students meeting eligibility requirements. VET Student Loan creates a debt that must be repaid to the Commonwealth.

Find out what your repayments may be using our Payment Plan Repayment Calculator

  • Study Loans – Flexible loan with payment options for up to 48 months.
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Units of competency
CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media

This qualification is made up of the following units of competency. All units of competency must be completed in order to successfully attain the CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media.

The CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media is broken up into the following Modules;

Module 1: Workplace Safety and Styling Hair

CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice

CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove make-up

Module 2: Hair Styling and Creative Design for Make-up Artists

CUAMUP403 Style hair for performances or productions

SHBBMUP006 Design and apply creative make-up

Module 3: Industry Networking, Development and Collaboration

BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts

BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process

CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

Module 4: Film/TV/Stage Continuity and Specialised Make-up

CUAMUP402 Maintain make-up and hair continuity

CUAMUP502 Design and apply specialised make-up effects

Module 5: Wig Styling, Set and Prop Design for Productions

CUAPRP401 Coordinate props

CUAMUP404 Style wigs and hairpieces for performances or productions

Module 6: Special Effects and Airbrushing Techniques

SHBBMUP005 Apply airbrushed make-up

CUAMUP503 Design and apply special make-up effects

CUAMUP504 Create prosthetics for special make-up effects

If you are interested in this course, please call us on 1300 855 517!

* Please note, course Units of Competency are subject to change. These units are valid only on the date of printing.

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