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CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Make-up)

National ID: CUA51015 | State ID: AB56

With this Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Make-up) you'll gain the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge to be a star within the make-up industry.
If you are serious about pursuing a career as a creative make-up specialist then this practical course is for you.

You'll learn how to

  • apply specialist make-up effects like burns and wounds
  • create prosthetics including foam latex application
  • style hair, wigs and hairpieces for productions
  • create body art

for performances, events, exhibitions, photographic shoots, stage, music videos, film and TV.

You'll work closely with NMT's film and television students gaining practical industry experience as well as having the opportunity to work on large scale productions.
Marketing and running your own small business is also covered in this course, enabling you to provide freelance services across many industries.

On completion of the course you will be qualified to work as a creative make-up specialist in a variety of fields such as television, theatre and film, runway shows, fashion magazines.

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It's very hands-on which is really good, and you learn on the job. Nicole Davis

Recreating stage and screen magic.

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
Important information

This course is run over 3 - 4 days per week.

Job opportunities

This creative make-up diploma opens up many opportunities as a creative make up artist specialising in:

  • Film & TV
  • Photographic shoots
  • Fashion and runway events
  • Music and video clips
  • Stage and theatre productions
  • Art installations
How to apply
On campus (full-time)

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Other study types

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Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

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Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Perth (Northbridge) - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 1 year/s
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Perth (Northbridge)
How Full-Time
On campus
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Page last updated June 12, 2019