DIPLOMA OF SCREEN AND MEDIA2020-05-01T15:22:09+10:00

CUA51015 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.


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


This course has two intakes per year in February and July. Day classes are available, however dependent on timetable available.

Day Classes – 9:30am – 3:30pm

Full Time – 12 Months

2 days per week


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 200 hours mandatory work experience to be undertaken prior to course completion.


A Professional Make-up Kit, All Learning Resource material (ebook), SCA Uniform, Bag and Student ID Card.


Option 1 – 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 http://www.education.gov.au/vetstudent-loans for further information.

Option 2 – Smart and Skilled

SCA Offer funding options which are available for the Diploma of Beauty Therapy subject to eligibility. Please Visit the Smart and Skilled website http://www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au for further information.

Option 3 – Fee for Service

Full Cost – $15,525.00

Deposit – $1,000.00

Payment Plan – Twelve (12) monthly payments of $1,185.42

Please be aware that there are additional costs for photo shoots for make-up 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

Please see attached the course brochure for CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media

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