Diploma Course Outline

Module 1

Makeup Products & Equipment

Unit/s covered in this module:

CUAPPR505 - Establish and Maintain Safe Creative Practice
CUAMUP401 - Design, Apply and Remove Makeup
BSBWHS504 - Manage WHS Risks

Summary:

• Get to know the author, Rachel Dal Santo, before she introduces you to the world of Makeup Artistry.
• Become familiar with the broad range of products and equipment available and become an expert in their use.
• Learn how to apply colour theory principles to makeup application.
• Understand skin types and conditions and their relationship to makeup artistry.
• Understand how to operate safely as a makeup artist in accordance with Australian standards.

Module 2

Face, Eyebrow, Eye, & Lip Shapes

Unit/s covered in this module:

CUAMUP401 - Design, Apply and Remove Makeup

Summary:

• Become familiar with the diversity of human facial features.
• Use makeup application techniques, like contouring, to balance facial features.

Module 3

Glamour Makeup for Photography

Unit/s covered in this module:

CUAMUP401 - Design, Apply and Remove Makeup

Summary:

• Explore the world of Glamour Makeup, specifically in the contexts of bridal and fashion.
• Learn about the relationship between makeup and photography.

Module 4

High Fashion Makeup

Unit/s covered in this module:

CUAMUP401 - Design, Apply and Remove Makeup
BSBDES501 - Implement Design Solutions
BSBCRT402 - Collaborate in A Creative Process

Summary:

• A deeper look at the fashion industry, this module will see you exploring the various styles and techniques of High Fashion Makeup Artistry.
• Understand the effects of lighting on makeup.
• Become familiar with what it means to collaborate with fashion designers.
• Learn how to incorporate the influence of art, culture, and history into fashion makeup design.

Module 5

Makeup for Film and Television

Unit/s covered in this module:

CUAMUP401 - Design, Apply and Remove Makeup
CUAIND502 - Maintain and Apply Creative Arts Industry Knowledge
CUAMUP402 - Maintain Makeup and Hair Continuity

Summary:

• Lights! Camera! Action! This module introduces you to the exciting world of Film and Television makeup!
• Become familiar with the many industry-specific standards and how they affect makeup design.
• Learn how to apply a news presenter makeup to both men and women!
• Become confident in one of the most crucial elements of film and television makeup - continuity!

Module 6

Theatre Stage Makeup

Unit/s covered in this module:

CUAMUP401 - Design, Apply and Remove Makeup
CUAMUP502 - Design and Apply Specialised Makeup
BSBCRT402 - Collaborate in A Creative Process
BSBDES501 - Implement Design Solutions

Summary:

• This module will take you back in time to provide you with an in-depth insight into the fascinating history of makeup.
• Learn the key differences between makeup for camera and makeup for stage.
• See how to create common theatre characters, like a traditional white-faced clown!

Module 7

Old Age Makeup

Unit/s covered in this module:

CUAMUP401 - Design, Apply and Remove Makeup
BSBDES501 - Implement Design Solutions
CUAMUP503 - Design and Apply Special Makeup Effects

Summary:

• Your first taste of Special Effects Makeup; this module explores the various techniques available for adding years to a person with makeup!
• Learn how to implement design solutions.
• Become familiar with the topic of copyright.

Module 8

Character Makeup

Unit/s covered in this module:

CUAMUP401 - Design, Apply and Remove Makeup
CUAMUP502 - Design and Apply Specialised Makeup
BSBDES402 - Interpret and Respond to A Design Brief
CUAMUP503 - Design and Apply Special Makeup Effects

Summary:

• This module will see you delving into the fantastical world of Character Makeup!
• Learn how to interpret and respond to a design brief.
• Use makeup to create common characters, like a traditional witch and Oliver Twist’s ‘Fagin’!

Module 9

Special Effects Makeup

Unit/s covered in this module:

CUAMUP401 - Design, Apply and Remove Makeup
CUAMUP502 - Design and Apply Specialised Makeup
CUAMUP503 - Design and Apply Special Makeup Effects

Summary:

• This module officially welcomes you into the attention-grabbing and jaw-dropping world of special effects makeup. Focusing specifically on injury and disease simulation, your creations are sure to give people chills!

Module 10

Simple Prosthetics

Unit/s covered in this module:

CUAMUP401 - Design, Apply and Remove Makeup
CUAMUP502 - Design and Apply Specialised Makeup
BSBCRT501 - Originate and Develop Concepts
CUAMUP504 - Create Prosthetics for Special Makeup Effects

Summary:

• A deeper look into special effects makeup, this module will take you the world of special effects prosthetics!
• Learn how to originate and develop concepts.
• Gain the skills required for creating simple out-of-kit prosthetics as well as more advanced prosthetics, like a partial ‘face cast’!

Module 11

Hair and Wig Styling

Unit/s covered in this module:

CUAMUP404 - Style Wigs and Hairpieces for Performances or Productions
CUAMUP403 - Style Hair for Performances or Productions

Summary:

• This module will introduce you to the world of hair styling and wig application.
• Become familiar with the broad range of hair styling products and equipment available.
• Learn the theory behind hair styling, like contouring with hair and identifying common hair ‘problems’ plus how to fix them.
• Learn how to style hair and apply wigs; highly sought-after skills for any professional makeup artist which will make you stand out from the crowd, especially in the bridal and media industries!

Module 12

Working as a Freelance MUA

Unit/s covered in this module:

BSBSMB401 - Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements of Small Business
BSBSMB404 - Undertake Small Business Planning

Summary:

• The refining touch to your newly acquired skills, this module will equip you with the knowledge required to put your skills into professional use!

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