CUA41220 Certificate IV of Screen and Media

(Specialist Make-up Services)

RTO Number: 90910 


Black & White Photography
Corrective Make-up
Hair Styling


Red Carpet


Film, TV & Theatre

Next Course: TBA

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Two full days per week, over 18 weeks; plus take-home assessment.

Two days a week at college/part-time

Admin Fee*


Course Fee**

Total Costs






*Please note – Admin and deposit fees are non-refundable.

**Course fee is inclusive of incidental kit and photoshoot costs.

The course is presented via face to face teaching, demonstration and practical exercises. Learners experience a simulated work places 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.

Self-directed Study
It is expected that on average each learner complete a designated 10-12 hours/week of additional self-directed study.

No entrance requirements for this course.

Ongoing assessment based on training package assessment criteria, involving practical and theoretical examinations.

This course is not open to international students. Information for international students here.

Course Content

Units of Competency
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities
CUAIND311 Work effectively in the creative arts industry
CUAMWB401 Develop and implement own self-care plan in the creative industries
CUAWHS312 Apply work, health and safety practices
BSBCRT412 Articulate, present and debate ideas
BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment
CUADES411 Generate design solutions
CUAMUP411 Design, apply and remove makeup
CUAMUP413 Style hair for production
SHBBMUP004 Design and apply remedial camouflage makeup
SIBXFAS003 Design and apply makeup-up for photography
BSBDES301 Explore the use of colour
CUAPPR311 Produce creative work


  • Health and Hygiene
  • Black & White Photography
  • Corrective Make-up
  • Hair Styling
  • Face, Eye, Nose and Lip Shapes & Corrections
  • Fashion, Glamour , Catwalk Film, TV and Theatre
  • Research and Design Techniques
  • Casualty Simulation