Duration: One Year Course Starting: 01 February 2017 Time: Monday to Friday from 9:00 – 13:00

International diploma in theatrical, special effects, hair and media make up

Course Information

-Make-up artistry
-Anatomy of the skin, muscles and bones
-Basic facial routine.
-Camouflage make-up e.g. tattoos, birthmarks etc.
-Fashion & photographic make-up
-Theatrical make-up & theatrical ageing
-Fantasy, futuristic & avant-garde make-up
-Special effects (cuts, bullet wounds, burns etc.)
-History of make-up
-Prosthetic pieces and bald caps
-Style and fit postiche
-Beard making & application
-Business studies, CV development and marketing

-Eyelash & eye brow treatment
-Corrective make-up for face shapes, noses, eyes & lips
-Bridal make-up
-Media make-up for film & TV incl. latex ageing.
-Period make-up (20’s – 90’s, Egyptian, Greek, etc.)
-Face & body art/painting.
-Airbrush (make-up, body art, nail art & tanning).
-Making and application of latex & plastic bald caps
-Sculpting & casting of prosthetics
-False teeth making.
-Creature design
-First aid, health & safety.

-Students will also receive a FACE to FACE Diploma in Make up Design & Special effects.
-Students will receive a complete kit containing all products, equipment, textbooks, uniform etc. for the course and to work with thereafter.

This one year full-time Special effects make up course, which has a high practical content, is ideal for those who wish to specialize in make up & special effects for TV, film, theatre & photography. Learners will complete a portfolio of all their work, which will be useful for them when applying for work. This highly sort after course is sure to put you ahead in the make-up industry.

Starting date: February 2017

Times: Monday to Friday from 9:00 – 13:00

Duration: One year

Cost layout:

  • Enrolment fee: R650.00
  • Course fee: R28 230.00
  • Kit fee: R13 000.00
  • Exam fee: R4 620.00


If you wish to enrol for this one year course please download and complete the enrolment form and send it to us via email or deliver it to our Roodepoort branch.

Download Forms Below:

Enrolment Form Here

Payment Plans

Student loans are welcome here at FACE to FACE Westrand, if you wish to apply for a student loan at any leading financial service provider see links below

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