Diploma of Screen and Media

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the area of specialist make-up services for the film, television and entertainment industries. They may coordinate the operation of a make-up department or business or operate on a freelance basis. This course is for people interested in gaining specialist skills in make-up for film, television, theatre, fashion, photography and weddings.

Entry Requirements

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

Included in the Course

All Learning Resource material (ebook), SCA Uniform, Bag and Student ID Card.

Student Kits

SCA Students purchase their kits which include materials and equipment they require to perform treatments and services in class and outside class hours and within their work experience. The materials and equipment within your kits become the students property once purchased.

Course Name
Course Code
Starting Dates
Course Fee Options
Diploma of Screen and Media
Full Time - 12 Months

2 Days per week: 9:30am-3:30pm

This course is delivered via face-to-face teching, demonstration, and practical application. Students experience a simulated workplace environment, with access to equipment, products and facilities reflecting industry practice.
Contact the Academy for further information
Option One - Fee For Service

Full Cost - $16,221.00

Deposit- $1,000.00

Payment Plan - Twelve (12) monthly payments of $1,268.42

Option Two - VET Student Loans Funding

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.

Course Units

Core Units

CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice

BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts

Elective Units

BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBREL401 Establish networks

CUAMUP404 Style wigs and hairpieces for performances or productions

BSBCMM401 Make a presentation

CUAMUP502 Design and apply specialised make-up

BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process

CUAMUP503 Design and apply special makeup effects

CUAMUP402 Maintain make-up and hair continuity

BSBDES402 Interpret and respond to a design brief

CUAMUP403 Style hair for performances or productions

CUAMUP401 Design, apply and remove make-up

BSBWHS504 Manage WHS risks

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