The Iver Make-up Academy is based in the heart of Pinewood Studios, and is the leading industry based, independent Training School for Make-up, Hair and SFX Artists.
We are the only independent makeup school in the UK to be ScreenSkills Accredited. ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the UK's screen-based industries. The aim is simple; to give our students access to the newest techniques and skills required to carve a professional career in their chosen field.
We are the sole Make-up Academy, whose students have been awarded multiple BAFTA Scholarship’s, for training on our Advanced Certificate Course. Students can apply to BAFTA scholarship for bursary up to a maximum of £10,000 towards Tuition fees.
Once you graduate from one of our full-time courses, you will be signed up with our agency, where we’ll help you to find work experience, short placements or paid work to consolidate your skills and get hands-on work in real industry roles. Our agency team offers this service free of charge to all Iver Make-up Academy graduates, and it is available to our current and previous students for as long as they need it!
Full Time Courses
January 6th 2020
April 20th 2020
August 31st 2020
Certificate in Make-up and Hair Artistry – 12 weeks
Our 12 week beginner’s certificate course in HDTV, film and theatre make-up and hair. This course excludes haircutting and barbering.
Foundation Certificate in Make-up and Hair Artistry – 14 Weeks
Our introductory training course covering HDTV, film and theatre make-up and hair, along with hairdressing and barbering techniques.
Intermediate Certificate in Make-up and Hair Artistry – 21 weeks
Our intermediate training course for HDTV, film, theatre, fashion & prosthetics make-up and hair, along with portfolio building & filming experience.
Advanced Certificate in Make-up and Hair Artistry – 30 weeks
Our most advanced Certificate course provides fully comprehensive training in all aspects of make-up, hair and prosthetics for HDTV, film, theatre and fashion combined with portfolio building and in-house filming experience.