ARTS, FASHION & DESIGN
Higher Certificate in Film and TV Make-Up Design
This programme offers the following specialisations:
Technical design skills, Highly skilled and creative individual, Make-up and hair techniques, Character make-up and facial hair
Qualification / Course Information
This STADIO Higher Certificate in Film and Television Make-up Design is an entry-level higher education qualification with a strong vocational and industry focus. This qualification aims to equip students with basic introductory knowledge combined with creative and practical skills to pursue a career as a make-up practitioner or further visual arts studies.
This Higher Certificate focused on industry-specific procedures and techniques for different make-up categories. Since this is a career-orientated programme, a balance is maintained between theoretical principles and the application thereof. Complementary to this, the programme offers opportunities for learning through exposure to the make-up industry. Once qualified, the student can pursue a career as a make-up practitioner with a skillset that branches across special effects, fashion & beauty, film & stage, and prosthetics.
FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES:
After successful completion of the Higher Certificate in Film and TV Make-Up Design (NQF 5), the student may articulate to a relevant diploma (NQF 6) or degree programme (NQF 7) within the STADIO programme range.
Recommendation: Related programme in the School of Media and Design.
THE ADMISSION CRITERIA FOR THE HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN FILM AND TV MAKE-UP DESIGN ARE:
Minimum admission requirement is a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 40% for English as a first or additional language
Pre-2008, a Senior Certificate (SC) with a minimum of 40% for English as a first or second language.
National Certificate (Vocational) with a minimum of 40% for English as a first or second language and no additional specified subjects prescribed at the further education exit level
STADIO is committed to achieving inclusion and to overcome barriers to access and success in higher education. Applicants who do not meet the stated admission criteria, but who have relevant work experience and/or prior learning may apply for admission under the policy on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). STADIO admits a maximum of 10% per cohort via RPL. The implementation of RPL is context-specific, in terms of discipline, programme and level. Further information may be obtained from your Student Recruitment Advisor.
Make-up in Fashion and Beauty
Make-up for Television, Cinematography & Theatre
Body & Face Painting
Historical Hair and Make-Up
Casualty Effects and Prosthetics
Character Make-up and Facial Hair
Below are some key career opportunities that you may consider once you have completed this qualification:
Film Make-up Artist
Stage Make-up Artist
Freelance Make-up Artist
Cosmetic / Make-up Expert
Special Effects Make-up Artist
Product House Make-up Artist
Advertising / Media Make-up Artist