When you work as a professional makeup artist, you have countless creative opportunities.

Go behind the scenes on fashion shoots, runway shows and the stage. Work in the film, television and photographic industries. Create out-of-this-world special effects. Make brides feel absolutely stunning on their big day. The choices are endless.

Have questions? Make an enquiry and we’ll be in touch.


CMA students at Fashfest


“Patience, passion and creativity is what will really set you apart from everyone else.”

– Jessica Black, Diploma of Screen and Media graduate, influencer, blogger and qualified makeup artist.


The makeup industry is always evolving. New styles, techniques and products are constantly being created. Our trainers are handpicked for their expertise in their chosen fields, whether that’s bridal, events, photographic or special effects makeup. Our trainers have a wealth of current industry experience, so our students learn from the best. The course content is practical, relevant and thorough. It gives students the skills they need to establish a successful career in this exciting industry.


Taylor Perrin at Fashfest


“I have had an incredible time studying at CMA. I’ve met friends for life through the course. All of the staff members and trainers are extremely supportive. I wouldn’t have changed anything for the world. I cannot thank them enough for the experience and great time that they have all given me.”

– Taylor Perrin, Diploma of Specialist Makeup Services graduate.



CMA offers two nationally recognised training programs that will teach you the skills, technique and expertise needed to work in the makeup industry. This includes the CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media. We also offer short workshops for those who want to improve their personal makeup skills, or professionals who want to hone their craft. To get in touch, contact our Student Liaison Manager on (02) 6162 3371 or by email at

CMA Info Pack 2017

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