This unit (CUAMUP512) describes the skills and knowledge required to provide specialised make-up services for productions in the film, television, photographic and live entertainment industries. It involves interpreting briefs, generating design ideas and providing specialised make-up services according to production requirements.The unit applies to those who are in senior roles and who apply make-up creatively, to enhance the ability of actors to portray characters, and conduct thorough background research to ensure characters are accurately represented. They work alone or on large-scale productions where they could be responsible for supervising others.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


CUAMUP411 - Design, apply and remove make-up

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