CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services)

CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services)


Sydney Campus Course Dates:

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

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

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

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

RT0 number: 90910 | CRICOS Provider Number:  02522 | CRICOS Course Code: 091898K

Course Details:
Certified for International Students.

Course:Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services)Duration:
(full time)
44 Weeks duration (breakdown: 38 weeks face-to-face study; 6 weeks term breaks)(798 supervised hours)
Code:CUA51015 |Days/week: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
  • SculptureMould 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 FeeCourse FeeDeposit Total
Domestic Nil$16,000$1,500$17,500*
International Nil$16,500$4,000 $20,500*

NSW Smart & Skilled Subsidy Domestic

LearnersAdmin FeeCourse FeeDepositTotal
NO Prior QualificationsNil$5,100$1,500$6,600
Prior QualificationsNil$5,560$1,500$7,060

VET Student Loan Domestic

LearnersAdmin FeeCourse FeeDepositTotal


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 enrollment into a course. Australian Government regulations require that overseas learners pay the fees for the first semester of a course before a Confirmation of Enrollment 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.

Advanced Diploma Information Sheets

CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services) Training and Assessment Strategy

CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services) Delivery Plan – February 2019

International students: For advice regarding studying in Australia please visit the Australian Government’s Study In Australia website.