Aim of the course
To provide candidates the required information and qualification to be able to efficiently and effectively work as professional theatre, media and fashion make-up artists in the world. The course is designed to give candidates the most comprehensive training in make-up artistry.
The CIDESCO Diploma in Make-up Artistry is available only to candidates who have attempted the CIDESCO Media Make-up examination.
Candidates are required to have completed a course of at least 380 hours at a registered CIDESCO Make-up school.
Candidates must have undertaken at least 4 school examinations (2 Practical and 2 Theory) during the course of their training before being eligible to sit their CIDESCO examination.
The examination for the Make-up Artistry Diploma consists of three parts:
- Portfolio – passing with 70% is a pre-requisite to participate in the CDESCO Make-up Artistry examination
- Theoretical examination – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) exam
- Practical examination
All candidates are required to complete 100 hours of work experience before they can receive their diplomas. The work experience can be done during the course.