Further Prosthetics


Screen prosthetics is a practical discipline in a fast moving industry. To succeed in it you need to master the techniques required by today’s employers, learn how the industry works and know how your role fits into it.

The Iver Make-up Academy’s 3 week prosthetic module is brought to you by the internationally acclaimed prosthetics experts from Gorton Studios.

Neill Gorton, owner and creator of Gorton Studios, has designed this prosthetic module exclusively for The Iver Make-up Academy. Students come from all over the world, to be taught be the team from Gorton Studios and their success upon leaving stands testament to the quality of their teaching.

Alongside his work for the Iver Make-up Academy, Neill also teaches internationally, is a visiting Professor and Honorary Doctor at the University of Bolton, an Honorary Fellow of  the Arts University  Bournemouth and is an adviser for the National Film & Television School’s Digital FX Masters Degree.

Entry requirements: Must be aged 18+ and pass an interview. No formal qualifications are required. All we ask is that you have a passion and drive to learn.

Course Payment: A full payment is required to secure a place on this make-up course. We have several options to help fund your make-up course including interest free payment plans, bursaries and loans.

Please note that if you are enrolling on our Advanced or Intermediate Make-up & Hair Artistry Certificate courses, then the Prosthetics course is already included as a module. 


  • Further Prosthetics

    This module will take place over 3 weeks.  Please contact us for further information.


    Please note we may occasionally replace advertised tutors or vary the content of the course to suit the demands of the industry.

Course Tutors

Gorton Studios has led the way in teaching prosthetics since 2003. Their tutors are all current, senior industry practitioners who alternate between teaching and working professionally. In an industry that constantly changes and develops, this guarantees that the techniques taught are the most relevant and contemporary skills, by specialists who are regularly active at the forefront of screen prosthetics and makeup FX.

The company’s director Neill Gorton is a high-profile industry figure with a 30-year track record and their courses embody the outstanding technical standards and focused attitude for which he is renowned and respected. He has numerous awards and has worked with directors such as Stephen Spielberg and Ridley Scott and on famous faces including Johnny Depp and Demi Moore through his company Millennium FX. He is well known for pioneering new materials and techniques and for his generous approach to sharing his knowledge.




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Students will be provided with all the materials required to complete the  Prosthetics course. This kit is included within the price of the course. 


Getting into the prosthetics hair and make-up industry

At The Iver Academy, you don’t just benefit from the best tutors in the industry; our placement agency helps students find real industry work experience and placements once they have finished their chosen course. Your placements will be relevant to the skills you have learned. This is a free service that is available to all graduates of our courses.

Visit our aftercare page for more information on the ways we can help students find vital hands-on industry experience.

3 weeks tuition

The Iver Make-up Academy’s 3 week prosthetic module is brought to you by the internationally acclaimed prosthetics experts from Gorton Studios. An intense 3-week module, taking a project from life casting all the way through to application. This course takes you through the fundamentals of life casting, sculpting, mould making and application needed to create bespoke facial prosthetics.

Start: Apr 29 2019

Start: May 20 2019

Start: Sep 30 2019

Tuition & Dates


Apr 29 2019 - May 17 2019  

Monday - Friday


May 20 2019 - Jun 07 2019  

Monday - Friday


Sep 30 2019 - Oct 11 2019  

Monday - Friday



inc. VAT

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