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  • Introduction to SFX Makeup for Film & Theatre course details

    Course description and aims

    This practical course is designed to introduce the learner to Special Effects Make-up for film, stage and events. The course will take the learner through appropriate WHS for make-up application and removal, a potted history of makeup styles and the creation of special effects for example aging, disfigurements like cuts, bruises and burns and the creation and application of simple prosthetic elements like horns and facial growths.

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    Entry requirements

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    Design Centre
    Part Time Evening
    Course start:
    Wed 3 May 2017
    Course duration:
    9 Weeks
    2 Hours per week
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    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 2 hours of class 1 evening per week for 9 weeks. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Wednesday 6:00pm to 8:00pm, or Wednesday 4:00pm to 6:00pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria:


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

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    Fee information:


    This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you won't have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CUASFX401Create special effects items50

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