About the course

About the course

In this screen and media make up services course, you'll gain the skills to become a professional hair and makeup artist.

You'll use the latest products, tools and techniques being used in the industry and have plenty of room for creative freedom.  Our aim is to empower you as an artist and an individual and to give you an exciting career launchpad. 

Some course features include:

  • industry work experience
  • professional portfolio photo shoots
  • makeup kit by Kryolan Professional Makeup
  • award winning educators

Here are some of the things you'll learn:

  • film day and evening makeup
  • historical makeup
  • fashion makeup
  • hair and wig styling
  • theatre makeup
  • drag makeup
  • facial hair
  • bald caps
  • wounds and injuries
  • basic prosthetics
  • concept design
  • industry networking
  • social media development

Course Details

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Intake Dates & Course Length


April 20 2020 - City Campus

July 14 2020 - Elgar Campus

Full time: 30 weeks

For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page

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Career Outcomes


Successful completion could see you go on to work as a freelance artist on a large range of productions such as:

  • film and television
  • theatre
  • fashion and editorial shoots
  • client based make up in salons
  • make up retail
  • and many more!
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Entry Requirements


Students must be at least 17 years of age to enter the course. It is recommended that students have completed training in hairdressing or make up prior to entering this course. Or be able to demonstrate a strong interest, talent and/or experience in the area of hair and make up for screen and media.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

Applying


Direct entry

Pathways & Accreditation


After succesful completion, you may wish to apply for courses such as the Diploma of Hairdressing Salon Management or the Graduate Certificate in Hairdressing Creative Leadership.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 5

Fees & Finance Options


This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Government Subsidised StandardFull Fee
Tuition Fee$5,875$11,515
Service Fee$160$160
Core Skills Support Fee$80$80
Material Fee$825$825
Retain Course Items$2,996$2,996
Total Course Estimate$9,936$15,576
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$9,936$15,576
* Does not apply to VETDSS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETDSS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Student tuition & materials fees published are indicative, and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
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Course Structure


Classes are delivered in 3 blocks (Monday 9am - 5pm and Wednesday - Thursday 9am - 4pm)

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