Qualification details

CUF40407 - Certificate IV in Make-up (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 11/Nov/2010

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by CUA41215 - Certificate IV in Screen and MediaUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Qualifications merged into CUA41215 to remove duplication. Core units changed. Clarified packaging rules. Unit codes updated. 14/Jan/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUF40203 - Certificate IV in Make-up 10/Nov/2010

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBCMM401A - Make a presentationMake a presentation N/A
BSBCRT301A - Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skillsDevelop and extend critical and creative thinking skills N/A
BSBCRT401A - Articulate, present and debate ideasArticulate, present and debate ideas N/A
BSBCRT402A - Collaborate in a creative processCollaborate in a creative process N/A
BSBCRT403A - Explore the history and social impact of creativityExplore the history and social impact of creativity N/A
BSBDES401A - Generate design solutionsGenerate design solutions N/A
BSBFIA401A - Prepare financial reportsPrepare financial reports N/A
BSBFIA402A - Report on financial activityReport on financial activity N/A
BSBHRM402A - Recruit, select and induct staffRecruit, select and induct staff N/A
BSBINN301A - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environment N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 399514 Make Up Artist 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4992-27 Make Up Artist 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1001 Performing Arts 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 399514 Make Up Artist 11/Nov/2010 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4992-27 Make Up Artist 11/Nov/2010 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1001 Performing Arts 11/Nov/2010 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 11/Nov/2010 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Description

Descriptor 

This qualification is for individuals who provide make-up and hair services for the screen, media and entertainment industries. It reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Job roles 

  • Make-up and hair assistant.

Pathways Information

Qualification pathways 

Pathways into the qualification 

Candidates may enter the qualification with limited or no vocational experience and without a relevant lower-level qualification.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing , legislative , regulatory and certification considerations 

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.

Pre-requisite Units 

Code and title 

Pre-requisite units required 

WRHHD405A Select and apply hair extensions

  • WRHHC306A - Combine haircut structures on women
  • WRHHC307A - Combine haircut structures for traditional and classic designs on men
  • WRHHD303A - Design and apply short to medium-length hair design finishes

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by make-up and hair assistants based on the units listed above. Using this employability skills summary as an example, trainers and assessors can work out how employability skills would apply to other job roles relevant to the qualification to include important industry application of employability skills in learning and assessment strategies.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • dealing with performers/talent tactfully and respectfully
  • relating to people from diverse backgrounds/people with diverse abilities
  • dealing with conflict situations that arise on set with regard to the provision of make-up/hair services
  • interpreting scripts, design briefs and other production documentation
  • completing workplace documentation, e.g. make-up plans and continuity diary
  • negotiating with others to resolve styling issues for wigs and hairpieces
  • negotiating with resource suppliers
  • writing formal and informal letters to target audiences

Teamwork

  • interacting effectively with people with diverse interests and needs
  • working collaboratively with others

Problem-solving

  • planning and applying hair designs to compensate for particular facial shapes or characteristics
  • recognising and responding appropriately in the event of adverse skin reactions to make-up/hair products
  • managing contingencies in promotional activities

Initiative and enterprise

  • participating effectively and actively in range of creative thinking activities
  • being flexible in response to unexpected changes in work schedules
  • contributing creative ideas to hair designs
  • making quick and accurate adjustments to performers' make-up and hair during productions
  • anticipating and addressing problems that arise on set with regard to make-up/hair continuity

Planning and organising

  • planning make-up and hair procedures and following through in a systematic way
  • selecting and applying wig cleaning and styling products, tools and techniques
  • selecting and applying hair extensions
  • recording make-up and hair continuity details
  • systematically organising research materials

Self-management

  • working to deadlines
  • prioritising work tasks
  • following workplace procedures and complying with health and hygiene regulations
  • follow manufacturers' specifications with regard to make-up and hair products

Learning

  • reflecting on and enhancing own ability to contribute effectively to a collaborative creative process
  • keeping up to date with industry developments and trends
  • identifying and accessing opportunities for ongoing professional development
  • seeking expert advice as required

Technology

  • using a range of tools and styling aids to:
  • create make-up and hair designs
  • make, style and maintain wigs and hairpieces
  • using a digital stills camera to take continuity photographs
  • using the internet for research purposes
  • using routine word processing in the context of completing workplace documentation
  • accessing and using databases to record research findings

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Total number of units  = 13 

4 core units 

3 Group A units 

6 elective units 

4 elective  units must be selected from the Group A units  and/or Group B units  listed below.

The remaining 2 elective units  may be selected from the Group A  and/or Group B units  listed any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level.

Electives must be relevant to the work outcome and local industry requirements.

Core units 

Creative thinking 

BSBCRT301A Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

Industry context 

CUFIND301B Work effectively in the screen and media industries

Make-up 

CUFMUP401A Design, apply and remove make-up

OHS 

CUSOHS301A Follow occupational health and safety procedures

Group A units  (specialist )

Hair 

WRHHD405A Select and apply hair extensions

WRHHD408A Make wigs and hairpieces

Make-up 

CUFMUP402A Maintain make-up and hair continuity

CUFMUP403A Style hair for performances or productions

CUFMUP404A Style wigs and hairpieces for performances or productions

Group B units 

Compliance 

CUFCMP301A Implement copyright arrangements

Creative process 

BSBCRT401A Articulate, present and debate ideas

BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process

BSBCRT403A Explore the history and social impact of creativity

Design 

BSBDES401A Generate design solutions

Financial administration 

BSBFIA401A Prepare financial reports

BSBFIA402A Report on financial activity

Human resource management 

BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff

Industry context 

CUFIND401A Provide services on a freelance basis

CUFIND402A Develop screen and media specialist expertise

Innovation 

BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment

Management 

BSBMGT402A Implement operational plan

BSBMGT403A Implement continuous improvement

BSBWOR401A Establish effective workplace relationships

BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness

Marketing 

BSBCMM401A Make a presentation

BSBMKG413A Promote products and services

BSBMKG414A Undertake marketing activities

OHS 

BSBOHS407A Monitor a safe workplace

Purchasing and contracting 

BSBPMG408A Apply contract and procurement procedures

BSBPUR401B Plan purchasing

BSBPUR402B Negotiate contracts

Relationship management 

BSBLED401A Develop teams and individuals

BSBREL401A Establish networks

Research 

BSBRES401A Analyse and present research information

CUFRES401A Conduct research

Risk management 

BSBRSK401A Identify risk and apply risk management processes

Small and micro business 

BSBSMB401A Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

BSBSMB402A Plan small business finances

BSBSMB403A Market the small business

BSBSMB404A Undertake small business planning

BSBSMB405A Monitor and manage small business operations

BSBSMB408B Manage personal, family, cultural and business obligations

Sustainability 

BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Writing 

BSBWRT401A Write complex documents

Selecting electives for different outcomes 

The context for this qualification varies, and this must guide the selection of elective units. Examples of appropriate elective units for particular outcomes at this level follow.

Make-up and hair assistant 

Core units plus:

  • BSBDES401A Generate design solutions
  • BSBMKG413A Promote products and services
  • BSBPMG408A Apply contract and procurement procedures
  • CUFRES401A Conduct research
  • CUFMUP402A Maintain make-up and hair continuity
  • CUFMUP403A Style hair for performances or productions
  • CUFMUP404A Style wigs and hairpieces for performances or productions
  • WRHHD405A Select and apply hair extensions
  • WRHHD408A Make wigs and hairpieces.

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