Diploma of Screen & Media (Specialist Makeup)

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  • Awarded by

    Demi International (RTO: 32542)

  • Qualification


  • Study Mode

    On campus

  • Payment Options

    Payment planQLD Certificate 3 Guarantee SubsidyQLD Higher Level Skills FundingUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months

  • Start Date

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  • Location


  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Make-up Artist | Bridal Make-up Artist | Make-up Consultant | Freelance Make-up Artist | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    NOTE: Demi International has multiple campuses in Queensland only, so to do this course, you need to be able to attend one of these campuses.

    Do you have an interest in beauty and makeup and have always wanted to work in show-business? Then look no further, as this CUA51020 Diploma of Screen & Media (Specialist Makeup) qualification from Demi International allows you to do just that.

    This is a nationally recognized course that covers everything from makeup basics to high-fashion photography and prosthetics, making it perfect for beginners and working professionals looking to pursue a career in film, TV, theatre, or fashion. By taking this course, you'll gain the skills necessary to thrive as a freelance makeup artist and learn how to take your love of makeup to the stage and screen.

    The course will teach you essential industry skills such as makeup fundamentals, makeup design and planning for weddings, formals and special events, special effects makeup (SPFX) for film and TV and creative hair and makeup for performances and productions. You will be fully prepared to follow in the footsteps of dozens of students who have gone on to build successful careers in film, TV, theatre or fashion.

    This course is covered by Queensland government's Certificate 3 Guarantee and Higher Level Skills funding programs, and eligible students can have a portion of their tuition fees covered by the government. Please enquire to see if you qualify.

    The course involves 52 weeks of full time study (4 x 10 week terms), with campus attendance required one day per week.

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    The student must be 15 years and over and display the required level of competence Demi International reasonably believes is required for the level of study.

    Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or provide successful completion of an AQF Certificate IV or higher qualification (where the language of instruction is English) or both: The student is to be assessed as competent at or above Exit Level 3 in an Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) Literacy and Numeracy Exam.

  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing the CUA51020 Diploma of Screen & Media (Specialist Makeup) qualification from Demi International, you may study the following subjects:

    Core units:

    • CUAPPR411 – Realise a creative project
    • CUAIND412 – Provide freelance services
    • CUAIND512 – Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
    • CUAPPR515 – Establish and maintain safe creative practice

    Elective units:

    • CUAMUP411 – Design, Apply & Remove Makeup
    • SHBBMUP010 – Design makeup for photography
    • SHBBMUP011 – Design and apply remedial camouflage makeup
    • CUAMUP512 – Design and apply specialised make-up
    • CUAMUP413 – Style hair for productions
    • CUAMUP414 – Style wigs and hairpieces for production
    • SHBHDES004 – Create classic long hair up-styles
    • BSBPMG430 – Undertake project work
    • CUARES412 – Conduct research
    • CUAMUP412 – Maintain make-up and hair continuity
    • CUAMUP513 – Design and apply special make-up effects
  • Why Demi International?

    Award winning education! Demi International is the State Winner for Small Training Provider of the Year 2023 in the Annual Queensland Training Awards.

    Demi International (RTO: 32542) is a government-registered vocational education and training institution that provides a range of courses in the beauty, makeup, and massage therapy fields.

    Demi International has successfully been training industry ready graduates for over a decade, with a 97% success rate.

    Their courses are designed to provide students with the practical skills and knowledge required to succeed in their chosen profession. They offer both full-time and part-time courses and have multiple campuses located in Queensland, Australia.
    Demi International's courses are taught by industry professionals with extensive experience in their respective fields, and they use state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to ensure students receive the best possible

    Demi International's courses are taught by industry professionals with extensive experience in their respective fields, and they use state-of-the-art facilities and equipment to ensure students receive the best possible training. Additional product training in partnership with professional, industry leading brands is provided to students.

    Graduates have access to Demi International's very own Jobs Board, giving their students access to placement into local industry employment opportunities through their partners

  • Campus locations

    This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:

    You can also choose to study this course online with some on-campus components (blended learning).

  • Where will this course take you?

    On completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised and highly regarded CUA51020 Diploma of Screen & Media (Specialist Makeup) qualification from Demi International. You will have all the knowledge and skills, from makeup basics to special effects makeup, to confidently engage in a range of roles including roles in film, TV and fashion.

  • Career Outcomes

  • Let's talk price

    Total fee for this course is $20,067*. Students will also need to pay a $250 enrolment fee.

    QLD residents may be eligible to receive government funding under the QLD government's Certificate 3 Guarantee or the Higher Level Skills Program. Enquire to check if you qualify.

    Or you may be eligible for:

    VET Student Loans

    VET Student Loans is a scheme provided by the Australian Government to enable eligible students the opportunity to apply for a loan in order to help pay some or all of a student's tuition fees - please enquire to see if you're eligible.

    If you're not eligible for a VSL, Demi International offers a range of payment easy plans - enquire and get all the details.

    *Fee information is correct at time of publication. All fees are subject to change at any time. Various factors can affect a fee change. Please enquire for the latest fee information.

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