Professional Make-up Courses

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre & Media Make-Up

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre & Media Make-Up


Course Information

This course is designed for make-up artists who wish to acquire skills and techniques in bridal, fashion and special effect make-up using colours and prosthetics.

Upon successful completion on the course, student will be awarded the internationally acclaimed ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre & Media Make-up from ITEC (UK).

Types of Special Effects Cosmetics & Materials:

  • Making burns, cuts, scars & bullet hole effects
  • Wrinkled skin effect (ageing & old hands)
  • Creating perspiration effect and dirtying down
  • Changing facial features (nose & chin)
  • Modeling techniques (using wax)
  • Hair works, working with crepe hair
  • Beards & moustache usage and stubble effect
  • Bald cap effect
  • Introduction to theatre cosmetics and tools
  • Different stage & drama and ballet make-up
  • Fantasy make-up for shows
  • Theatrical & character make-up

*Includes all syllabus in Diploma in Professional Make-up
* Completion of Case Study required

ITEC units:
Unit 10: Make-up
Unit 41: Fashion, Theatre & Media Make-up
Unit 42: Special Effects
Unit 22: Professional Conduct & Business Awareness

Classroom demonstrations followed by hands-on practice sessions, working in pairs and on models.

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre & Media Make-up Candidates may progress on to other ITEC or equivalent awards at level 3. Click here for detailed qualification information.

Course Commencement

6 December 2017
Day Class: Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday (10am-5pm) 
Evening Class:
Mon, Wed & Fri (6:30pm – 9:30pm) & Sat (10am – 5pm)

Course Fee & Entry requirements

Course Fee: $3650

Duration: 300 hours

i. Minimum age: 16 years old

ii. Academic/Vocational level: Five credits at GCE ‘O’ Levels or equivalent. Exemptions may be made for the following:
(a) candidates with minimum three credits at GCE ‘N’ Level and 1 year work experience in a related field or 3 years work experience in other field; or
(b) holders of Certificate in Professional Make-up (or equivalent).

iii. Language proficiency: Pass in English or Mandarin at PSLE or equivalent