CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services) focus on Cinemagraphic and Special Effects Make-up

Why Study theCUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services) focus on Cinemagraphic and Special Effects Make-up?

The nationally recognised CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services) focus on Cinemagraphic and Special Effects Make-up gives students the opportunity to further develop their skills and knowledge within the Cinemagraphic and Special Effects Make-up Industry.

Upon successful completion of this course students may have various employment opportunities within the Film and Television Make-up Industry and may be able to apply their acquired skills and knowledge as a qualified Specialist Make-up Artist.

Special Makeup Cinemagrahic

Course Information


CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media

(Specialist Make-up Services) focus on Cinemagraphic & SFX Make-up

BSB52415 Diploma of Marketing and

focus on Creative Professionals

What You will Learn About

Some of the areas covered within the course include:

  • Special effects make-up
  • Airbrushing
  • Bald caps
  • Ageing with latex
  • Character make-up
  • Cranial make-up
  • Facial hair
  • Injuries and wounds
  • Prosthetics
  • Film design briefs

Get Job Ready

Upon successful completion of your course you will have gained the skills to work in a wide range of areas within the Make-Up Industry such as:

  • Advertising
  • TV and Theatre
  • Movies and Special Effects

Course Awards


SHB51015 Diploma of Screen And Media (Specialist Make-Up Services) Focus on Cinemagraphic And Special Effects

Course Units

Core Units
CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
Specialist Units
CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove make-up
CUAMUP402 Maintain make-up and hair continuity
CUAMUP403 Style hair 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
CUAPRP401 Coordinate props
CUASFX401 Create special effects items
CUAPRP402 Use casting and moulding techniques to make props
CUAMUP404 Style wigs and hairpieces for performances or productions
SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions
BSBSMB304 Determine resource requirements for the micro business

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66 weeks full time.

Entry Requirements

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Tuition Fees (AUD)

Domestic Students

Tuition Fees no kit required $15,145 $17,850
VSL/(FFS) $10,150 $10,150
FFS/(FFS) $4,995 $7,700
Facilities and Amenities $495 $495

International Students

International Students Tuition Fee – AUD$16,000

*Does not include OSHC

Facilities and Amenities Fee – AUD$1,500

Student Kit – AU$1,270

International Application Fee – AU$200

Click the link for more information about international students tuition fee.

For further information on fees, refer to the Fee Schedules for makeup and beauty courses.

Payment Options

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  • Brisbane – Turbot Street Campus
  • Melbourne – Bourke St Campus
  • Melbourne – Flinders St Campus
  • Peninsula

Delivery Mode

Practical face-to-face classes supported by online study.


Various throughout the year.

2018 – 1st Feb, 1st May, 1st Jul, 1St Sep

Class Sets

Students are provided with a range of products to develop their skills in the classroom including make-up products, hair products, airbrushing products, special effects products, essential hardware and photo shoot with professional photographer.


The equipment you need for your training (value AUD $250) is supplied and contains the following items:

  • Beauty carry bag
  • Professional Ceramic Hairdryer
  • Ceramic Curling Iron
  • Ceramic Straightening Iron
  • Professional Heated Rollers
  • Element Pro Two Air Brush make-up equipment

Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer

Please refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning & Credit Transfer which will give you the information about the credit for prior learning.

Australian Qualification Framework