Course code: 800-000049

TAFE Statement in Special FX Makeup

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Overview About this course

Learn the tips and tricks of the trade to create a range of special FX make-up looks in this fun and engaging short course. Source household materials and make-up items to craft artificial cuts, bruises, scars and more for your next Halloween look.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Create a variety of special FX make-up looks for different events

  • Follow instructions to apply a range of make-up tips and tricks

  • Source materials from around the house to create the look of fake wounds

  • Use make-up to simulate artificial cuts, bruises and other effects

  • Blend materials and colours to create scaly skin or bruising effects

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • A Certificate of Attendance

  • A potential pathway to further study in make-up

  • The ability to apply techniques to create a range of special FX make-up looks

  • The confidence to use make-up and materials to create unique Halloween character and party looks

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Personal Interest

Explore a hobby in a fun and supportive environment

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

  • An interest in learning techniques to apply special FX make-up

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Where can this course take you?

Study options

Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

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