Full Time Course / Special Effects Course

  • Course Fee Cost  |  $2,400.00
  • Kit Cost  |  $267.00
  • Type  |  Full Time Course
  • Time  |  3 weeks
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Course Overview

This course is designed for Makeup Artist’s who wish to learn a new set of skills in Special Effects Makeup. A Makeup Artist is an important member of any production team and the more skills you have the more you are likely to succeed in this highly competitive Industry.

An experienced tutor will guide students through the stages of creating realistic trauma makeup effects along with learning product knowledge and up to date techniques..

Course Equipment

You will be required to purchase a basic SPFX kit to work with in class, which can be pre-ordered through TMS prior to staring the course. 

You will also need to bring your own makeup brushes. If you do not have these we have a wide selection available for purchase from our industry store makeupcollective.co.nz.   You are also required to supply your own consumable, tissues, wet ones, cotton buds, cotton pads. These can also be purchased from makeupcollective.co.nz.

Course Dates and Timetable

Month Days Times Commence Finish Course Code
November 2021 Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.00pm 1 Nov 2021 22 Nov 2021 SPFX28
May 2022 Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.00pm 9 May 2022 26 May 2022 SPFX29
October 2022 Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.00pm 25 Oct 2022 15 Nov 2022 SPFX30

Curriculum

The Full Time Special Effects Course

Special Effects Course

  • Product knowledge (understanding industry products)
  • Subtle aging makeup
  • Theatrical aging makeup
  • Blood types and application
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree burns
  • Body Painting
  • Tattoo application and coverage
  • Dirtying down, sweat, sunburn, windburn, death makeup
  • Bruising, old and new scars, cuts and scratches
  • Stab wounds, bullet wounds and split lip
  • Industry Standards
  • Practical and Written exam
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Course Requirements

To be able to start a course at The Makeup School an acceptable/accomplished level of English is required, both written & verbal.

Once a course is commenced fees must be paid in full according to the payment option chosen.

Students participating in this course must provide a copy of their current passport, driver’s license or photo ID, at the time of the interview.

To start this course you must be 16 years and over. If under 18, this form must be completed by your legal parent or guardian.

Check Availability

Please call The Makeup School on 09 376 6660 to check the availability of spaces before filling out the application
form for this course. You are required to do a short phone interview, where we will ask a few questions, discuss the content of the course curriculum and any Incidental Expenses will be explained and any questions you may have will be answered.   If you are an international student please contact The Makeup School Ltd.

Complete the Application Form

After confirming the availability of spaces on the course please complete the Application Form (which is accessible via the link below) and submit to The Makeup School.

Please note the application must have all questions answered. Once your application has been received you will be contacted by the school as all students applying for this course are required to attend an interview.

Course Acceptance and Registration Payment

If accepted into the course you will notified of this. You will then need to pay your registration fee immediately in order to secure your place. An invoice will be emailed to you confirming your enrolment on this course.

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Cost breakdown

Course Fee payment options

Full Fee does not include a SPFX Kit and the registration fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Payments must be received by The Makeup School Ltd ON OR BEFORE their due date. All Fees not received by the due date will incur a "late payment penalty fee" of $20.00 per day until the payment is received, and students may be turned away from class, (we recommend you deposit any funds two days prior to the due date to avoid penalty). There will be no exceptions to this, so please make note of the due dates for your fee payments.

Student Withdrawal: If a student wishes to withdraw from the course the following applies:

For withdrawal between 8 - 30 days prior to commencement of the course, a $500.00 withdrawal fee will be deducted from refund in addition to the non-refundable registration fee.

For withdrawal 7 days or less prior to commencement of the course, a $1000.00 short notice withdrawal fee will be deducted from refund in addition to the non-refundable registration fee

Once the course is commenced fees must be paid in full according to the payment option chosen.

You are required to purchase a SPFX Kit from The Makeup School prior to course commencing.

All refunds re made at the complete discretion of The Makeup School Ltd.

All amounts quoted are in New Zealand Dollars.

Course fee: $2,400.00
Kit Cost: $267.00
Less registration fee: $(600.00)
Total remaining to pay: $2,067.00


All prices are inclusive of 15% GST.
If paying by credit card there is an extra 2.5% charge.

If you are over 18 and someone else is organizing course fee payments on your behalf, please fill out the required fields. Please note this does not remove your legal financial agreement responsibilities.

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Student Withdrawal

If a student wishes to withdraw from the course the following applies:

Once the course is commenced, fees must be paid in full according to the payment option chosen.

In the case of any external debt recovery charges, the responsibility of these charges will lie with the student, or where the student is under 18, the responsibility will lie with the legal parent or guardian.

All refunds are made at the complete discretion of The Makeup School Ltd

All amounts quoted are in New Zealand dollars GST inclusive.

Late Payment

Payments must be received by The Makeup School ON OR BEFORE their due date. All Fees not received by the due date are subject to a “ late payment penalty fee”, until payment is received, and student may be turned away from class. We recommend you deposit any funds two days prior to the due date to avoid any penalties. There will be no exceptions to this, so please make note of the due dates for your course payments.

Late payment penalty fee: $20.00 per day

Photos

All photos taken of student’s work remain the property of The Makeup School, and may be used for promotional purposes.

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I confirm all the information in this application form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I will inform The Makeup School Ltd if there are any changes to the details of this application. I understand that the withholding of relevant information or the giving of false information may result in termination of enrolment.