Special Effects Makeup – Advanced

Access Duration - 365 Days
Guided Learning Hour 04 Guided Learning Hours (04)
Course Materialr Course Material
Number of Modules 04 Number of Modules 04
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What Will I Learn?

Ability to enter into a lucrative sector of the makeup industry
Learn to create open wounds with revealed bone, shoulder burns, realistic ageing, and a slit throat, all with special effects makeup
Learn the concept form experienced makeup artists
Develop the skills needed to kick start a career in special effects makeup in any media
Learn to be realistic in the special effects makeup
Ability to have a career in film, television or theater


Within the makeup industry special effects makeup is huge, and makes for an exciting career. To get started in the industry you’ll need to master the art of creating realistic burns, ageing, and open wounds, which is exactly what this course will teach you! During this Advanced Special Effects Makeup course you’ll be instructed by a makeup artist who has years of experience working on well-known television programmes such as Hollyoaks, so you’ll be in good hands. Develop advanced skills and kick start a career in SFX Makeup, and you could be working in film, television, or theatre. This is an advanced level course, so if you have some experience this is the course for you. If you want to learn the basics, why not try our Special Effects Makeup Beginner course?

Studying with Global Edulink 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 professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study efficiently and guide you to secure your qualification.


  • Course Objectives
  • Course Description
  • Entry requirements
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Progression and career path
Learn to create open wounds with revealed bone, shoulder burns, realistic ageing, and a slit throat, all with special effects makeup.
This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.
Learners must be age 17 or over, and will need to have Basic English, Maths and ICT skills.
At the end of the course students will be required to complete an assignment at home, which will need to be uploaded to the online learning portal. Once it has been submitted, the tutor will assess and mark it in 7 days. The assignment is comprised of a practical test, and a written assignment (open ended questions). The practical test is worth 50% of the overall mark and involves creating an example of special effects makeup, which will need to be recorded on video and uploaded along with the written assignment. You need to pay £29 for assessment and certification fee when you submit your assignment. Once you have successfully passed this assessment you are entitled to an official certificate.
Those who complete this course successfully will be awarded a Special Effects Makeup Advanced course.
This course will give you the advanced skills necessary to create Special Effects Makeup looks. Special Effects Makeup Artists work for film, television, and theatre companies, and can often work their way up to high level roles within the industry. The average starting salary in the UK is around £20,000, and this goes up with experience. To begin your career you’ll need to master the art of creating special effects makeup, to create a portfolio of your work, and the equipment to create looks.

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

Free Introduction
SFX Makeup Advanced – Intro FREE 00:01:40
MODULE 1: Open Wound With Bone
Open Wound With Bone-N FREE 00:18:21
MODULE 2: Shoulder Burn
Shoulder Burn-N FREE 00:10:59
MODULE 3: Ageing
Ageing 00:07:53
MODULE 4: Slit Throat
Slit Throat 00:13:12
Assignment Brief- Advanced Special Effects Makeup
Special Effects Makeup – Advanced – Product List and Tutorial Notes
Assignment Making Criteria
Submit Your Assignment – Special Effect Make up
Re-submit Assignment – Special Effect Make up

Students feedback


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    Warren Burgess

    April 10, 2019
    Great Course

    This course has increased my passion for special effects makeup! The way they have relayed this course has to be praised. The modules covered many areas I was looking to master.

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    Chris Dakota

    November 09, 2017
    such a wonderful course .

    I’ve had such a good time starting my SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKEUP course. Actually beginning to believe I can do this . Thank you for the opportunity. The service has been prompt and amazing. Thank you. Global Edulink.

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