CUA51015: Diploma of Screen and Media

Specialist Make-Up Services

Full Time Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Tuesday the 18th of April 2017: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
  • Brisbane: Monday the 5th of June 2017: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

 

"The quality of makeup coming out of the Australian Institute of Creative Design is obscenely good." —Matt Leasegang, photographer.

The Diploma of Screen and Media is our new and improved version of our previous Diploma of Specialist Make-Up Services. This diploma is the perfect fit for anyone interested in exploring all avenues of the makeup industry! You will learn what it takes to work on film, TV and theatre, SPFX skills including prosthetic creation and application, editorial and bridal makeup techniques and even hairstyling. If you are highly creative and passionate about a career in the makeup industry then enroll in our Diploma of Screen and Media today!

The institute is ITEC approved, this means that our Diploma of Screen and Media has also been developed to the International Qualification standards of ITEC, making the Diploma of Screen and Media unique in that is provides students with a dual qualification (National and International). For more information on ITEC visit http://www.itecworld.co.uk

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Upon completion of the Diploma of Screen and Media students will have learnt a variety of skills that enhance their level of employability within the industry. You will have the skills to work in a range of positions including;

  • Freelance makeup artist
  • Film and TV artist
  • SFX artist
  • Prosthetic artist
  • Bridal makeup and hair artist
  • Editorial makeup and hair artist
  • Hair stylist
  • Airbrush artist
  • Face/body painter

HELLO HOLLYWOOD!

Recently, some of our students had the extraordinary opportunity to work on set for the upcoming "Kong: Skull Island" movie. The team, led by Danielle Fredericks, our education program manager, secretly worked behind the scenes on special effects make-up for various actors in the movie over six amazing weeks. Last year's students also worked on the recent “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie as well!

READ ABOUT THE "KONG" EXPERIENCE   /   READ ABOUT "PIRATES"

The wide range of courses offered at the college allows students to collaborate and connect with students from various departments including; styling, fashion design and photography. These self-directed collaborations foster amazing networking capabilities for students, allowing them to create incredible images for their portfolios and preparing them for industry. In previous years our students have had the opportunity to work on of feature films including ‘Kong: Skull Island’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’.

COURSE OVERVIEW

BEAUTY MAKEUP

  • Basic facial anatomy and physiology
  • Face, eye, brows and lip shapes
  • Colour theory
  • Hygiene standards
  • Skin prep
  • Day/evening makeup
  • Mature makeup
  • Bridal makeup
  • Editorial/fashion makeup
  • Airbrushing
  • Corrective makeup
  • Hair styling

SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKEUP

  • Bald cap creation and application
  • Life casting
  • Mould making
  • Prosthetic creation and application
  • Tattoo creation and coverage
  • Facial postiche application
  • Wound and injuries - scratches, grazes, cuts and wounds, bruising, scars, burns, sweat and tears, dirt FX, broken noses, bullet wounds, knife wounds

CHARACTER MAKEUP

  • Character creation
  • Historical/period makeup and hair styling
  • Face/body painting
  • Aging makeup

INDUSTRY RELEVANT RESEARCH

  • Script and character breakdowns
  • Designing budgets
  • Portfolio creation
  • Continuity skills

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS

  • Students will be required to source outside models throughout the duration of the course - models may be needed for consecutive weeks on occasion.
  • Students will be required to have access to a laptop computer with Office capabilities.
  • Students will be required to have access to a digital camera.
  • Students will be required to create full head to toe characters - students may choose to purchase costuming and props.
  • Students will be required to print images for their portfolio submissions.
  • Make-Up kit required.

Students will be required to source outside models throughout the duration of the course - models may be needed for consecutive weeks on occasion

Qualification & Units of Competency

Course Code: CUA51015

Students who successfully complete the course will receive the nationally recognised Diploma of Screen and Media (CUA51015) qualification. This course is accredited under the Australian Qualifications Training Framework.

To check our accreditation details click here.

 

Course Duration:

The course runs for 3 days a week on-campus and 1 day off-campus (supervised study) over 6 Months

Term Dates

Click on the arrows below to go forward or backward through each intake's term dates. Please note that term dates are subject to change, please contact us to confirm future dates if required.

Gold Coast

April INTAKE 2017

 
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18th Apr 17
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November INTAKE 2016

 
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14th Nov 16
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Brisbane

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14th Nov 16
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11th Jul 16
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3rd Jun 17

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Term 2
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29th Feb 16
24th Mar 16
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Student Entry Requirements:

Formal Education or Work/Life Experience:

To enrol into the Diploma of Screen and Media the applicant does not have to have completed their senior secondary schooling but must have sound computer skills to use the internet as a research tool as well as answering yes to most of the questions below:

  • Do you have artistic ability and good colour perception?
  • Are you patient and tactful?
  • Do you have good communication skills?
  • Are you good at practical tasks and have good hand-eye coordination?
  • Do you have an interest in make-up and transformation?

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites for entry into this qualification.

Course Fees

VET Student Loans

From the 1st of January 2017 a new government student loan scheme became available to students enrolling into eligible courses at approved providers.

VET Student Loans are available for students who meet the eligibility requirements to assist with payment of the course fees. Students who take out a VET Student Loan will have a HELP debt which is due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.

For more information about VET Student Loans click here.

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View the Government Fact Sheet for VET Student Loans in 2017

If you are eligible for a VET Student Loan:

Click here to view the Schedule of VET Tuition Fees for more information on course costs, census dates and units of study.

Did you know that alternatives to VET Student Loans may be even cheaper than the 20% fee currently charged by the Government? Student or personal loans from some of the larger financial institutions may save you money.

Check out some other course financing options here.

If you are not eligible for a VET Student Loan:

Full Course Cost (Payment Plan): $11,000.00

  • Balance paid in weekly direct debit instalments (with Ezypay) over course duration: $10,000.00

Additional Costs

  • Printing & photocopying by student.
  • Basic stationary
  • USB Thumb drive - 2GB minimum recommended
  • A digital camera is required (a phone camera is not suitable)
  • Student's may also choose to purchase clothing, props and additional products for use in their photoshoots - as selected and desired by the student.
  • Student ID Card: $25
  • A complete list of required resources will be supplied at enrolment
  • Laptop (see Below)

LAPTOP / NOTEBOOK REQUIREMENT:

Students will be required to have a laptop computer with a wireless network connection. The following specifications are recommended:

  • A Wireless Laptop (PC or MAC)
  • Minimum 8Gb RAM (Preferrably 16GB RAM)
  • 2Ghz or faster processor
  • Web Browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer)
  • Anti Virus Software.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (free online)
  • For Graphic work it is recommended you have a Mouse
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or better with Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access.*
    If using a Mac -> Pages, Numbers and Keynote can be used, however prefer Microsoft Office

* Please check software manufacturers minimum system requirements. Student pricing may be available.

Financial Assistance

Eligible students may be able to apply to Centrelink for either Youth Allowance (for full-time students aged 16 to 24) or Austudy (for full-time students aged 25 years or over). For more information visit the Centrelink website.

Looking for course financing options? Check out some of the options available here.

Applications:

Domestic Students Only

Application and Enrolment Process:

  1. Phone the Gold Coast (07) 55 938 335 OR Brisbane (07) 38 541 395 campus to arrange your interview OR fill out the online Application Form and arrange a phone interview if you cannot come into either campus.
  2. Attend your interivew or complete the phone interview.
  3. You will recieve your enrolment paperwork and the student handbook at the interview and information on the required evidence you will have to supply to support your application.
  4. After reading the student handbook and enrolment forms, if you wish to enrol you must submit the enrolment form along with any requested evidence (original or certified copies of originals).Our administration staff will check the completed enrolment form and evidence you supplied to demonstrate your suitability for the course. We may have to ask you further information or discuss your options if you don't meet the suitability requirements for the course. If you do meet the suitability requirements for the course, we will send you a Confirmation of Enrolment, along with payment plan forms.
  5. You will receive your first invoice notice no more than one calendar month before the start of study and at least two weeks before the first census date.

Next Course Start Dates:

Full Time Course Dates:

  • Gold Coast: Tuesday the 18th of April 2017: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
  • Brisbane: Monday the 5th of June 2017: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.


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