Diploma in Fashion Theatre

&    Media makeup 

iTEC Level 3

International Qualification


It is an intensive and in-depth practical course, particularly suitable for those wishing to change their career or for those passionate about using make-up in a creative environment.

No previous make-up experience is necessary: This qualification takes you from the basics to advanced skills.

  • Application of fashion (Photographic, cat walks) make-up - to include creating and adapting a design plan, using products, tools and techniques to meet the design plan, black and white and colour and working to a budget

  • Application of media (working in TV and Films) make-up - to include characters, ageing, and casualty effects

  • Application of theatre make-up - to include lighting, principle of colour, historical period  make- up, theatrical and character make-up

  • Understand the key differences between working in Film, TV, Theatre, and Fashion

  • Know how to research a subject and use relevant reference material to fulfil a brief


    Acquire the professional skills and contacts to help you start your career in the media industry



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Students work through a comprehensive syllabus addressing the key make-up techniques required by professional artists working in these industries inspired and guided by true professionals. 

Classes are taught through practical demonstrations, distance learning, digital platform, and one-to-one attention on each student’s work. Students work on each other, mannequins, and models with a very practical and hands-on approach from day one. The focus is on developing students’ practical skills.

​ The course length can vary from 5 to 8 months (approximately).

These courses are taught and assessed by the academy’s principal educator Alex Volpe with more than 30 years’ experience as a Hair and Makeup Designer in Films and TV  and visiting artists.


The course is organized in units and some can be taken individually:

  • Beauty Make-up

  • Fashion Make-up

  • Character Make-up

  • Special make-up Effects

  • History of Hair & make-up in fashion & media

  • Bald Cap Application

  • Hair Facial application and Laying on of loose hair

  • Airbrush make-up application

  • Business and department management


At the end of the course after passing all required units, a Diploma by iTEC International qualification and London Academy Hair & makeup Malta will be issued.







The light and airy classrooms of London Academy are located within the enchanting Spinola Bay in St. Julians.

In our spacious classrooms, you will have your own personal workstation – including professional lighting and equipment.



There will be a deposit to be paid on enrolment day, an initial payment on the first day of the course , and a second payment 4 weeks later.

                                                                                (Taking enrolments now)

Contact the academy to arrange a visit and ask all the questions you like! No obligations!

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70 Triq Gorg borg Olivier,

Saint Julian's. Malta

STJ 1083

+356 79 37 77 17

Tel.+356 21 38 10 30

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