CUA60715 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

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CUA60715 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

This nationally accredited course is presented via face to face teaching, demonstration and practical exercises. Learners experience a simulated work place environment, with access to equipment…

RT0 number: 90910 | CRICOS Provider Number:  02522B | CRICOS Course Code: 092001D

Sydney Campus Course Dates:

24 Learners per Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services)

Next Intakes:

23rd May 2019 – Thursday, Friday and Saturdays – 9:30am to 4:30pm (22 places available)

22nd July 2019 – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesdays – 9:30am to 4:30pm (20 places available)

Please note, the availability of courses can change quickly. As such, the number of places available shown above should only be used as a guide.

Course Details:

Certified for International Students.

Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services)
44 Weeks duration (breakdown: 38 weeks face-to-face study; 6 weeks term breaks)(798 supervised hours)
3 Days per week at College

Entrance Requirements:

There are no formal educational requirements for the course.

Course Aims:

This course is for people interested in gaining specialist skills in make-up for film, television, theatre, fashion, photography and weddings.

Career Prospects:

 Work as a make-up artist in film, television, fashion / catwalk, bridal, glamour, theatre and photographic fields.

Course Delivery:

The course is presented via face to face teaching, demonstration and practical exercises. Learners experience a simulated work place environment, with access to equipment, products and facilities reflecting industry practice. Out of college experience is available, but is not assessed as part of the course.

Assessment Methods

Ongoing assessment based on training package assessment criteria. There are three clustered assessment points: one is week one, a mid year assessment in week 20 and a final assessment at the end of the year – practical and theoretical examination.

Course content and skills acquired:

  • Health and Hygiene
  • Black & White Photography
  • Corrective Make-up
  • Hair Styling
  • Face, Eye, Nose and Lip Shapes & Corrections
  • Period Make-up and Hair Fashions
  • Fashion, Glamour , Catwalk Film, Tv and Theatre
  • Character Effects
  • Application of Lace Fronted Wigs
  • Research and DesignTechniques
  • Ageing Techniques
  • Casualty Simulation
  • Sculpture
  • Mould Making
  • Latex Prosthetic Application

Course Fee Structure:

Note: The Diploma of Screen and Media course fee will increase to $17,500 for domestic students and $20,500 for international students, from July 2019.

Learners Admin Fee Course Fee Deposit Total
Domestic Nil $13,500 $1,500 $15,000
International  $3,000  $13,500  $1,500  $18,000


Note: ACMUSE MAY have a limited number of Smart and Skilled funded positions available for eligible students. Click here to check your eligibility. The training is subsidised by the NSW Government (Smart and Skilled).

ACMUSE is an approved VET Student Loans provider. Click here to check your eligibility for this course.

Fee Payment

Fees may be paid directly to the College by credit card (Mastercard and Visa), by cheque, cash, or through direct deposit into our bank account. Please ask for our bank details. All fee payments must be in Australian Dollars.

Advance Payment

Full fee payment in advance attracts a discount of $250.00

Payment Over Time

The College has a structured payment plan for payment of fees over the length of the course. This includes a direct debit facility at no extra cost.

Administration Fee

International students are required to pay a $2,500.00 non-refundable fee to cover the costs associated with administration and insurance requirements relating to the provision of courses for International students. This fee must be promptly paid once learners have received a letter of acceptance.

Fee Payment Before Enrolment

The College requires a deposit to be paid before enrolment into a course. Australian Government regulations require that overseas learners pay the fees for the first semester of a course before a Confirmation of Enrolment Certificate (COE) is issued. On receipt of these payments the College will issue an electronic COE through the Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs website and notify the learner of the details of the COE. The learner will require these details before they are able to finalise their learner visa.

*Please note – Deposits are non-refundable.

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