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CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media

Code and Name

CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and 

Media (Specialist Make-Up Services)

CRICOS Course Code





· Local (Full-Fee and VSL)


1 year


Refer to course brochure

Delivery Mode

· Face to Face

Entry Requirements

· Higher School Certificate or equivalent; or

· AQF Certificate IV level qualification or equivalent or higher; or

· Language, Literacy and Numeracy test conducted at Perth College of Beauty Therapy.

Please note: 

· VET Student Loan (VSL) Students have additional entry requirements which are specified in the course brochure. 


· CUA60620 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media.

· Employment as a Specialist Make-Up Artist working in the modelling, film, theatre and magazine industries.

Intake Dates

For course intake dates, click here.

Payment Options

· Full-Fee

· VET Student Loans

Please note:

· For VSL total tuition fees and unit of study fees, click here.

· VET student loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements.

· A VET student loan gives rise to a VETSL debt that continues to be a debt due to the Commonwealth until it is repaid.

This course will equip you with the skills to succeed in the exciting field of make-up artistry and special effects. Learn about make-up application, special effects make-up, prosthetics, styling hair for productions, and much more. Upon completion, you may choose to begin your career as a Specialist Make-Up Artist working in the modelling, film, theatre and magazine industries.

This course has 15 units of competency, which includes 4 core units and 11 elective units. Learners must complete all 15 units to complete this course.


Core Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Name
CUAPPR515 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
CUAIND412 Provide freelance services
CUAIND512 Enhance professional practice using creative arts industry knowledge
CUAPPR411 Realise a creative project


Elective Units of Competency
Unit Code Unit Name
CUAMUP411 Design, apply and remove make up
SHBHDES004 Create classic long hair up-styles
SHBBMUP003 Design and apply make up for photography
CUAPPR415 Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work
CUAMUP413 Style hair for productions
CUAMUP512 Design and apply specialised make-up
CUAMUP412 Maintain make-up and hair continuity
CUAMUP414 Style wigs and hairpieces for productions
CUAMUP513 Design and apply special make-up effects
CUAMUP614 Create prosthetics for special make-up effects
CUARES412 Conduct research

Learners that successfully complete this course will be issued with an Australian Nationally Recognised qualification:

  • CUA51020 Diploma of Screen and Media

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Why Choose Us?

We have over 30 years of Beauty training experience

Our courses are driven by industry

Our Trainers are experts in their field

We have fully equipped and resourced Make-Up studios

Our graduates are highly regarded in industry

We are one of Australia’s longest running Registered Training Organisations (RTO Code: 0249)

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This course is Nationally Recognised in Australia and is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Want to know more?

Perth College of Beauty Therapy is one of Australia’s longest operating Registered Training Organisations (RTO Code: 0249). We focus on the student experience, ensuring to create a positive learning environment, conducive for learning. Our courses are driven by industry to make sure our graduates are job ready. These fundamentals, along with our expert Trainers and purpose built facilities have been the building blocks to our long term success.

Take the first step towards your new Career

and talk to one of our Course Admissions Officers today!

Phone: 08 9361 3111

Email: enquiries@perthcollege.com.au

339 Albany Highway, Victoria Park, WA 6100