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This fantastic Special Effects Makeup course has been created by a makeup artist with years of experience working on well-known television programmes such as Hollyoaks, so you’ll be in good hands. You’ll develop the skills needed to pursue a career in the special effects makeup industry, and will practice creating amazing looks for film and TV. This is a beginner level course, so if you have no experience this will be the perfect introduction.

Learning with Study 365 has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professional learning material, all delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

What will I learn?

You will learn to create:

  • Burns
  • Scars and scratches
  • Open wounds
  • Removing wounds
  • Bruises

Course Duration:

From the day you purchase the course, you will have 12 months access to the online study platform. As the course is self-paced you can decide how fast or slow the training goes, and are able to complete the course in stages, revisiting the training at any time.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of each module, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.


Successful candidates will be awarded certificates for SFX Makeup Beginners.

Entry Requirement:

Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

Career Path:

This course will provide you with all the necessary skills to become a Special Effects Makeup Artist. This career is extremely rewarding and means you’ll be working for film, television and theatre companies, and that you will have the opportunity to work your way up to high level roles within this industry. On average the starting salary is £20,000, and this increases with experience

Course Curriculum

Special Effect Make up - Tutor Intro
Special Effect Make up – Intro FREE 00:00:00
Module One : Burns
Module One : Burns 00:16:22
Module Two : Scars & Scratches
Module Two : Scars & Scratches 00:16:44
Module Three : Open Wounds
Module Three : Open Wounds 00:16:56
Module Four : Removing Wounds
Module Four : Removing Wounds 00:03:24
Module Five : Bruises
Module Five : Bruises 00:05:26

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