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

National ID: CUA51015 | State ID: AB56

You could be the next star within the makeup industry

This qualification will give you the skills to be a specialised Makeup Artist as well as a Hair and Wig Stylist and prepare you for a career working behind the scenes of films, television and theatre productions.

You will have the opportunity to learn different techniques of makeup application, wig and hair styling, special effects and prosthetics to create and transform performers into characters that suit production briefs for musicals, plays, opera performances, movies and television. You will participate in many practical works inside and outside the classroom giving you hands on experience and the chance for your individual creativity to shine through.

The theatre, film and television industries are developing and growing rapidly with a strong demand for creative makeup artists. This course will give you the practical experience and knowledge to achieve a successful career path as a qualified creative makeup artist.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Creative Make-Up Specialist in a variety of fields such as:

  • Film & TV
  • Photographic shoots
  • Fashion and runway events
  • Music and video clips
  • Stage and theatre productions
  • Art installations

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website


  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Perth One year No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Page last updated October 12, 2021