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Certificate IV in Screen and Media (CUA41215)

Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Specialist Makeup Services) CUA41215

Lights, camera, action! If backstage is where you want to be, then the Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Specialist Makeup Services) is the course to get you there.

This jam packed course, covers every makeup technique you will need to fulfil your dreams of working backstage on the biggest fashion shows, the latest editorial shoots and the most happening music festivals, not to mention bridal, freelance and more.


As well as learning everything from how to get started as a makeup artist through to mastering the ultimate celebrity makeover, you’ll also be taught airbrush makeup, hair & wig styling, and you’ll gain a sound knowledge of past and current trends. Academy of Makeup Certificate IV graduates are leaders in the commercial industry!



Beauty Basics - Hygiene, Anatomy, Skin and Contraindications, Colour Theory.

Beauty Fundamentals - Lip & Eye techniques, Contouring/Shading/Highlighting, False Lash Application, Brow Grooming.

Products/Tools & Equipment - Product knowledge, Caring for your Makeup Tools and Equipment.

Essential Eye Techniques - Colour Wash, Socket, Cut Crease, Glamour, Smokey, Teardrop.

Face Chart - design interpretation and explanation.

Beauty Makeup - the fundamentals of the face, corrective techniques, day to night, beauty salon makeup, bridal, retail cosmetic/department store makeup application.

Fashion Catwalk Runway- trends and avant-garde, backstage etiquette. The study of colour.

Fashion Photographic Editorial - campaigns and look-books. Knowledge for black & white and colour print.

High Definition Film, TV and photographic media - the difference between analog and digital TV, plus makeup for various TV presentations, including airbrush.

Beauty Makeup - the fundamentals of the face, corrective techniques, day to night, beauty salon makeup, bridal, retail cosmetic/department store makeup application.


Specialised/ Cultural Theatre, oriental, Maori tattoo design - analysis of character. Instruction on mid range and long range theatrical production design and detail on how to differentiate makeup according to different theatre ranges.

Hair/ Wig Styling - the building blocks for professionally styling hair.

Airbrush Industry technique -comprehensive training in product knowledge/ application, bridal, body-art.

Industry Knowledge Studio and set etiquette - conducting yourself as a professional Artist and establishing a successful freelance career.

Work Experience - variety of practical in-the-field training, photo-shoots, films, music videos, events, fashion shows. Establishing a network of creative contacts in the industry to assist with future opportunities

Course Fee and Options

Certificate IV in Screen and Media (CUF41215) - total fees $5,900

* Tools and Equipment Required
- Essential Makeup Kit - $720
- 23pc Brush Roll - $399
- Airbrush Kit - $575
- Hairstyling Kit - $589
- Hair Extensions - $120
- Industry tool kit - $49

If all items are purchased together, you will receive a 10% discount.

* Please note, tools and equipment are needed and required to attend this course. If you have the adequate equipment to the standard we suggest, then you can chose not to buy these if you wish (although you are still welcome to do so, and if you do, you will have the same as used by our Trainers, which can make learning easier). Our goal and aim is to get you ready for work in the makeup industry and like any trade you need quality tools and equipment. You will also be required to have this equipment to complete the required work experience and out of classroom pratice.  

Call today to secure your position in our Certificate IV in Screen and Media (Specialist Makeup Services) CUA41215. Positions are limited as we only accept 22 students per class and typicaly are booked out 6 to 8 weeks prior to the start date.Dont miss out, call our friendly and knowledgeable enrollment team today to help you through the enrolment process. Call Monday through Friday on 1300 554 517.

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