Can I get an Interest Fee Payment Plan?

The Makeup Technicians also offers interest free, pay-as-you-learn payment plans. Interest Free! Think about it – why not avoid paying interest and incurring more of a debt before you even start to earn an income? Graduate with your career in front of you – not a debt to repay.

Can I get Financial Assistance?

Yes, we are an approved course provider for Austudy and Youth Allowance. DHS Code: 2P157.



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How long has The Makeup Technicians been in operation?

The makeup Technicians has been inspiring makeup artists since 1989 and is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO #40774).

Should I study at a specialist College, like the TMT?

At The Makeup Technicians, we love makeup. We always have and will continue to work with you every step of the way, developing your professional skills to become a confident Professional Makeup Artist. At The Makeup Technicians, we know makeup and we know how to teach makeup – take a moment and have a look at our student’s amazing work in our Student Gallery Page.

Entry Requirements

As per the training package, there are no entry pre-requisites. The Makeup Technicians does require that all applicants must have completed Year 10 (or equivalent) and be 16 years or older in order to apply to study with us. Students under 18 years of age may also be required to attend a preliminary interview to assess their eligibility for the course.

Who will my tutor be?

TMT tutors are all industry active and highly experienced certified makeup artists, who are fully qualified in all areas of makeup, yet each specialising and working in their chosen fields, from film, fashion and theatre to television, commercials and special effects. We strongly believe that having Specialised tutors for the many different subjects we teach, gives TMT students an overall advantage when learning a makeup artist’s knowledge and skills by gaining the added industry tricks and techniques.

How do I enrol?

It’s easy to enrol into our course. All we require is a completed enrolment form plus a non-refundable deposit to secure your position. Call, or email us, to receive your Enrolment Form today.

Can I study via correspondence?

As makeup in general is a creative and artistic profession, our courses are extremely hands on and are made up of mostly practical assessments and class interaction. Therefore, we cannot offer any of our courses via correspondence.

Is there Work Placement?

Absolutely! At TMT, you are required to complete 200 hours of Work Placement during your course. There will be a variety of work placement from photo-shoots, films, music videos, events, fashion shows just to name a few. You will be given the opportunity to work within the industry. Establishing a network of creative contacts in the industry to assist with future opportunities.

What is the course completion/graduation rate?

Approximately 90% of all students studying at The Makeup Technicians successfully complete their course, graduate and receive a Qualification. With an average class attendance rate of 94%, it’s no wonder that our graduation rate is so high – everyone loves coming to class so much, that they don’t miss a day if they can help it!

Do I receive a Qualification after completing the course?

The training method that we use at The Makeup Technicians is called “competency based training”. This means if you are competent in all your assessments, you will receive a full nationally recognised qualification at the end of your course. If, however you fail to submit your assessments and you are marked “not yet competent” then you will receive a statement of attainment at the end of your course.

I’m an international student. How can I apply?

The Makeup Technicians is registered for CRICOS. Our CRICOS Provider Number 03367M. All we require is a completed enrolment form plus a non-refundable deposit to secure your position and issue you with an eCoE (Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment).

Is my deposit refundable?

All course deposits are non-refundable under any circumstance. This includes payments made in full, in one lump sum the deposit amount is non-refundable.

When is the cutoff date to enrol for the course?

There is no actual cutoff date for domestic students to enrol for any of our courses, as all of our classes fill based on demand. We advise that anyone interested in studying with us enrol as soon as they can to avoid missing out on a position. International students would need to have their enrolment form and deposit in so that their eCoE can be issued. Visa processing times vary but you should allow up to four weeks. Where possible we recommend applying for your visa as soon as you have received your eCoE.

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

We recognize that students learn from work or life experience as well as through their study. As such, we recognise prior educational achievements gained by students and this basis we may grant a pass for subjects in our courses based on your previous learning experiences. RPL is assessed on a case by case basis, so it is only available on application. A fee does apply

Does the Academy offer advanced/further training that I can add to my resume?

Yes! TMT has the Advanced Skill Set. In the Advanced Skill Set course you will have additional codes that can be add to your Diploma of Screen and Media and resume.

Can I visit the College?

We encourage anyone interested in studying at TMT to call and arrange a tour with our Enrolment team.


We also hold numerous Open Days throughout the year. These Open Days are designed to provide you with as much information about our courses as possible, as well as giving you an opportunity to meet our trainers, staff and current students

If there was something we did not cover and you have an additional question, please don’t hesitate to contact us.