CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media

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Diploma of Screen and Media

Full Time: 2-3 Days Per Week | 12 Months

Day: 9:30am - 2:30pm

30th Jan 2024, 22 July 2024

This qualification reflects the role of those who work in a range of screen and media industries, including animation, gaming and digital effects, specialist make-up services, film and television, radio and podcasting, lighting and sound, and content creation environments. They apply technical and theoretical concepts in a broad range of contexts to undertake advanced skilled work. They will have technical and theoretical knowledge, with depth in some areas in a field of work.

This course provides training in the fundamentals of make-up and special effects techniques and services including:

Design, apply and remove make-up

Period, Fashion & Editorial make-up

SPFX Make-up

Hair & Make-up Continuity

Style Hair & Wigs

Need some advice?

Book in a meeting with Our Academy Director Tina who can walk you through the courses we offer, study options and funding options available.

Why choose SCA?

To be awarded CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media, a student must complete a total of Fifteen (15) units of competency, consisting of:

Four (4) core units, and;

Eleven (11) elective units

These electives have been selected based on industry needs, graduate pathways and/or student and teacher feedback.

Entry Requirements

Students will need to demonstrate the Learning, Literacy and Numeracy skills required for this course prior to course commencement.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered via face-to-face teaching, demonstration, and practical application. Students experience a simulated workplace environment, with access to equipment, products and facilities reflecting industry practice. Students are also required to complete a total of 100 hours mandatory work experience to be undertaken prior to course completion.

Full Time: 2-3 Days Per Week | 12 Months

Part Time: 1-2 Days Per Week | 24 Months

Day: 9:30am - 2:30pm

South Coast Academy offer payment plans for all courses and are an approved VET Student Loans Provider for our Diploma Level Qualifications.

Fee for Service

Course Cost
Course Deposit

Paid upon enrolment to secure spot in course

Payment Plan
Eleven (11) x monthly payments $1,434.36

Charged on the first of every month.

Student Kits

Student kits are included in this course costing.

Whats included

All teacher directed learning

Online Learner Management System (LMS)

Student Uniform & ID Card

Industry Product Training

All learning resources

VET Student Loans

SCA Offer funding options which are available for the Diploma of Screen and Media subject to eligibility. Please Visit the VET Student Loans website for further information. 

The CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media will prepare you with the skills & knowledge for a make-up career in a range of industry roles.

Potential career opportunities include:

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Professional Make-up Artist

SPFX Make-up Artist

Film & Photography Make-up Artist

Body Painter

Wedding & special event makeup artist

SCA Recruitment Services

South Coast Academy offers a Recruitment Service to assist those in the Hair and Beauty industries looking for employment opportunities.

For Job Board Candidates and SCA Students, we offer:

Job Opportunity Notifications

Resume Writing Assistance

Interview Preparation

Job Ready Workshops focusing on presentation skills

Contact the Academy to book in your enrolment interview

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