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Studying VCAL or VCE at Box Hill Institute is a proven successful pathway to apprenticeships, further study and employment, which gives you access to all the great facilities, teachers and extensive student support that we have to offer.

We offer hundreds of courses across a range of industries with qualifications starting from entry level and certificate, through to advanced diploma and degrees.

Our small class sizes, qualified teachers, practical learning, modern facilities and industry placement, ensures you gain the skills and knowledge demanded by employers.

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Box Hill Institute Partnership

As a worldwide make up kit staple, Kryolan Professional Make up Australia has partnered with Box Hill Institute to ensure our make up students recieve the best in products and opportunities. 

This partnership includes:

  • Supplies for our student make up kits
  • Student tours
  • Work experience opportunities

In 2019, Box Hill Institute was able to work with Kryolan Australia on the launch of the Tommy Hilfiger store in Emporium Melbourne.

Learn more about Kryolan Australia

Make Up

Screen & Media Creative

Steph Elkington

Meet Steph Elkington. She's a creative makeup artist, hair stylist and prosthetic technician who teaches our Diploma of Screen and Media course. Steph has a passion for using makeup to tell stories and is known as an imaginative powerhouse who brings a detailed understanding of arts and culture to her work. 

She said, "The best thing about the Diploma of Screen and Media is that it's a deep dive into specialised makeup. I get the chance to truly nerd-out with my students about a vast range of skills and topics.

Read more about Steph and her journey as a make up artist


How we’re responding to Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

As we closely monitor the situation around coronavirus (COVID-19), you can view our FAQs to learn more about how Box Hill Institute is responding to any updates from relevant authorities. 
You can view our FAQs below for all general information, health advice questions and class information for students.

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What do you learn in a Diploma of Screen & Media?

The Diploma of Screen & Media is designed for those with a strong interest in creative art and design for hair and make up who are looking to take their skills to the next level. The course includes special effects make up, prosthectics, production hair styling and wig design.

How long does a Diploma of Screen & Media take?

The Diploma of Screen & Media takes 30 weeks to complete.

What qualifications do I need to be a make up artist?

To gain employment as a makeup artist you can hold a Certificate III in Make Up or a Diploma of Screen and Media.

The Certificate III in Make Up focuses on building skills for special occasions, airbrush makeup and hair styling. 

The Diploma of Screen and Media is a more intensive make up course designed to equip you with special effects make up, prosthetic, production hair styling and wig design skills, amongst much more.

What is a Certificate III in Make Up?

A Certificate III in Make Up is a course designed for those who are looking to start a career as a professional make up artist. The course will equip you with the skills required to work in special occasion make up and hair styling, airbrush make up and photography and fashion make up.

How long does a Certificate III in Make Up take?

The Certificate III in Make Up takes 6 months full time and 12 months part time, depending on your level of input.

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