Do you have a flair for makeup and hair styling and want to take your skills to the next level?
Learn the key skills to work as a Makeup artist, this course is hands on practical and fun.
Learn creative makeup and hair styling. Learning techniques used in the glossy fashion magazines, television, fashion catwalk, TV, film, and photography
You will be given opportunities to develop your Specialist Make-up Services potentially working either productions for film, Dramas, theatre or music shows.
You will learn how to research styles for production, plan and prepare hair designs, recreate designs and work collaboratively with cast and crew.
|Qualification:||Statement of Attainment - training in Makeup and Hairstyling for Screen and Theatre [extract from CUA51015]|
|Duration:||2 semesters part time; 2 days a week plus opportunities to work on productions|
Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance
|Likely Job Outcome:||Freelance or staff makeup artist for photography, bridal, specialised makeup services for film television, theatre and entertainment industries and makeup departments.|
|Enrolment Type:||Register Your Interest|
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Uniform requirement: Two Kryolan T-shirts purchased through the CIT Hair & Beauty Reception.
- Kryolan T-shirt $25ea
Recommended text from the Bookshop, CIT Reid.
- The Complete Make-up Artist Third edition approx. $100
Students are required to wear professional attire to all classes, including closed toe shoes and PPE (appropriate personal protective equipment). During this course, you will be required to work closely with, and on, your fellow students to practice, experience to refine your new skills.
This program is delivered to industry standards; you will develop skills and confidence to work on models, actors under professional supervision. You will be given opportunities to work with and collaborate on different themes in either photography, film, media, fashion or theatre during your study.
Entry Requirements / How to Enrol
To succeed in this program, you will need to communicate and work with others in a professional manner; appropriate to the personal services industry. This industry requires you to be presentable, well groomed, organised and willing to learn new skills as technologies and trends change.
We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and numeracy skills to successfully complete this program.
To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
Literacy Skills Information
We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.
Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.
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Complete 6 subjects
Core: Complete all 6
- CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove make-up
CIT Code: MEDA394 Cost: Standard $689.00
Description: 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. Prerequisites: Nil
- CUAMUP402 Maintain make-up and hair continuity
CIT Code: MEDA395 Cost: Standard $353.00
Description: 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. Prerequisites: Nil
- CUAMUP403 Style hair for performances or productions
CIT Code: MEDA396 Cost: Standard $132.00
Description: 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. Prerequisites: Nil
- CUAMUP502 Design and apply specialised make-up
CIT Code: MEDA398 Cost: Standard $143.00
Description: 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. Prerequisites: CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove make-up
- CUAMUP503 Design and apply special make-up effects
CIT Code: MEDA399 Cost: Standard $245.00
Description: 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. Prerequisites: CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove make-up
- CUAMUP504 Create prosthetics for special make-up effects
CIT Code: MEDA400 Cost: Standard $535.50
Description: 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. Prerequisites: Nil
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