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Our course content selection provides you with the knowledge, attitude and skills to work in the entertainment industry as a professional makeup & hair stylist/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. You will receive your TMT Hair & Makeup Kit to put your new skills into practice.


Our comprehensive work experience program forms an integral part of the course. It gives you the opportunity to explore different industries and learn from Makeup Professionals who are all highly regarded in their fields. You will gain hands-on experience in your desired field while building your network for future work. The success of this program is evidenced in the high number of TMT students who secure employment before finishing their studies.

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!

Austudy Course Approved. DHS: 2P157

CRICOS Provider Number: 03667M

CRICOS Course Code: 094493J

Makeup/hair stylist/designer – students wishing to start studying for a career in professional makeup.


CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Makeup Services).


12 months


4 intakes per year:

  • January and April – Mondays & Tuesdays, 9.30am to 5 pm.

  • July – Thursdays & Fridays, 9.30am to 5 pm.

  • October – Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9.30am to 5 pm.

Part-time Duration

18 months

Part-time Intake/Schedule

  • April– Mondays & Tuesdays evening 6 – 9 pm and 1 Saturday 10 am – 4 pm every 4 weeks

  • (Minimum of 10 students for the part-time course).

Entry Requirements

No formal education requirements to enrol in course.

Job Roles

  • Makeup Artist

  • Hair Stylist

  • Makeup Designer

Makeup Kit Included?

Yes, a full makeup kit is included in your course cost. (View upon request)

Codes of Competency Attained

  • CUAIND502 – Maintain and Apply Creative Arts Industry Knowledge

  • CUAPPR505 – Establish and Maintain Safe Creative Practice

  • BSBCRT501 – Originate and Develop Concepts

  • CUAMUP401 – Design, Apply and Remove Makeup

  • CUAMUP402 – Maintain makeup and Hair continuity

  • CUAMUP403 – Style Hair for Performances or productions

  • CUAMUP404 – Style Wigs and Hairpieces for performances or productions

  • CUAMUP502 – Design and Apply specialised makeup

  • CUAMUP503 – Design and apply special effects makeup

  • BSBDES402 – Interpret and respond to design brief

  • BSBCMM401 – Make a presentation

  • BSBCRT402 – Collaborate in a creative process

  • BSBDES501 – Implement Design Solutions

  • BSBPMG522 – Undertake Project work

  • BSBREL401 – Establish Networks

DIPLOMA Course Price

  • Domestic Student from – $11,800.00

  • International Student from – $13,500.00

Payment Plans

  • Pay upfront or termly with TMT to receive discounts

  • Monthly and Extended Payment plans also available

  • Weekly payment plan via MacCredit

  • Austudy approved

  • TMT is an approved VET Student Loans provider. Click here to check your eligibility for this course.


  1. Be a JOB READY GRADUATE with 200 hours of industry work experience under your belt.

  2. Have a Professional Portfolio with Makeup Resume, Letter and Business Cards. 

  3. Agencies Representing our High Achieving Artists. 

  4. Cosmetic Brands recruit TMT students as Beauty Advisers.

  5. Makeup Industry AWARD WINNERS - Student and Trainer Awards


Be our next top artist! With Passion Drive and Education

You can do what you love & get paid for it!

You simply have to start studying to get the best opportunity

The Makeup Technicians is there for you not only offering a diverse & extensive course

but helping you become the artist you want to be to get where you want to go!

Real Industry collaboration’s with photographers, directors, producers, designers.

Trainers bring their industry knowledge & experience in the classroom.

Opportunities to assist regular & guest trainers.



#Specialising in Industry Orientated Makeup Courses

#Delivering High achieving Graduates locally and Internationally.

#Train under the guidance of Industry Experts in Beauty, Fashion, Television,

Theatre, Film, Macro, Airbrushing, Wigs, Hair Styling, SPFX and Prosthetics.

#Become Knowledgeable and Confident with all styles of makeup.

Then take our Diploma anywhere in the world, you want to work.


International & Domestic recognised creative courses 

RTO 40774 CRICOS 03367M.


Call our Academy +61 2 9280 2516 to arrange an interview to discuss your career goals. 
TMT  is dedicated and ensures an exciting path to your chosen career!

#TheMakeupTechnicians @tmtmakeup​


ABN: 74 122 675 834
RTO 40774 CRICOS 03367M DHS 2P157
 +61 2 9280 2516




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