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The Makeup Technicians

CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services)

Attention All Prospective Students:

This course is subsidised by the NSW Government under the Smart & Skilled program, however, please note it is not Fee Free.

Further, there are costs involved in purchasing makeup and hair kits.

The Diploma of Screen & Media reflects the role of individuals who have a theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialized, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work by themself and/or in a team, in the film, television, radio and interactive media industries.

Our course content selection provides you with the knowledge, attitude and skills to work in the entertainment industry as a professional makeup & hairstylist/designer or with our advanced course competency units, further, your skill set to work as a special effects artist/ designer. From day one you will develop a broad range of competencies, opening doors to the entertainment industry – from fashion and television to theatre or film! Even build your own bridal business, makeup artistry is a wonderful and ever-growing international business and as a TMT graduate through our quality training and industry work placement program, you’ll gain extensive experience and valuable contacts to give you the confidence to make your way in the creative world of Makeup Artistry. Be a part of our ever-growing Makeup Alumni, sharing work high lights and experiences from graduates to inspire and motivate current students.

We believe that gaining exposure to a wide range of styles and industries helps students find their niche. You will benefit from the guidance of your own personal tutor while learning about topics as diverse as High Fashion, Contemporary Bridal Makeup, and Special Effects and Prosthetics.

The course also covers Business and Marketing, including résumé skills and how to promote yourself through social media – essential skills for any modern freelancer. To help build your portfolio and document your improvement, we will photograph your work every day. There are no prerequisites for this course – just a love of makeup!

On Campus Delivery

Our campuses are located in Sydney and Melbourne.

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Delivery mode:
Online / On Campus

Average duration:
12 months


20 Oxford Square, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010

86 - 88 Woodlands Drive, Braeside, VIC, 3195

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Entry Requirements

No formal education requirements to enrol in course.

All courses at TMT are taught in English. Applicants will need to show evidence of suitable English proficiency for the course they have chosen. Students must have a minimum English language level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job Title
Average Salary
$1,150 weekly pay
$1,150 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job Title
Average Salary
$1,250 weekly pay
$1,530 weekly pay
$1,530 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

This course is qualified for Commonwealth Vet Student Loan.

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About this provider

At TMT, we believe every student is a rocket filled with fuel and all they need is a single spark to lift off into the sky. Whatever stage of life you are in, wherever you come from, whatever background and experience you have, you are all incredible individuals. Our college is committed to providing education and self development that is transformational, empowering, fun and stimulating.

Operating since: 2013
Legal name: The Makeup Technicians Pty Ltd
RTO code: 40774

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