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Special effects / Media make-up accredited training course

Special effects / Media make-up accredited training course


Course available at the venue below:

Bideford, Devon


November 2019 – Thurs 28th



Special Effects / Media make-up accredited training course

Special Effects Media Make-Up accredited


This course is about special effects / media make‑up.
You will learn how to create casualty effects and character looks, including consultation and design briefing, and the use of mood boards are also covered.
This course complements our other advanced make-up courses.

Special Effects Media Make-Up Accredited

Entry level:    

A make-up qualification that has covered day / evening make-up

Course format:          

1 day practical + home study + case studies.

Training material is accessed via our online portal

Course content:        

  • Health & safety for therapists online course – FREE
  • Listening skills for therapists online course – FREE
  • Special effects media make-up


1 practical session


The home study can be started at anytime, please ask for available course dates

Model Required?:     

Training day = Yes, you will be required to bring a model along to the practical training to practice your routine on.

Case studies = Yes, you will be required to work on models for your case studies.

Case studies: 

You are required to complete 3 treatments as case studies.

Accreditation body: 

Associated Beauty Therapists

Career Opportunities:          

Self-Employment or Employment as a special effects make-up artist

What’s included:      

Training material emailed accessed via our online portal. An accredited qualification is emailed to you on successful completion of the course.

Additional Costs:      

You will need to purchase your own products (make-up), equipment (e.g. make-up chair) in order to carry out your case studies.

We also recommend you purchase a text book to support your learning, a recommended reading list is provided here –

Qualification gained:

Special effects make-up Professional Diploma


Please check your insurance companies requirements before enrolling on this course? (It is the students responsibility to check coverage with their insurers BEFORE enrolling on this course)

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