Further Prosthetics Make-up Course


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 make-up course is brought to you by industry professionals who alternate between teaching and working on set as prosthetic make-up artist.

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.

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

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. 


Course Tutors

Our fantastic course tutors have a huge passion for their job, and they have amassed years of experience working as a professional prosthetic make-up artist with the latest products and techniques used in today’s industry. Our tutors regularly work in the TV and Film industry and you will be learning from them in the friendly, informal atmosphere of our practical, hands-on training workshops. As we’re based at Pinewood Studios, our studios are right in the heart of the UK’s film industry, so there really is no better place to immerse yourself in the craft.

All our class demonstrations are projected onto an HD screen, allowing every student to have a close-up view of the action. Students are encouraged to practice all the new techniques they learn with our tutors, who will then view & assess their finished work on an HD screen under studio lighting conditions. Our tutors will then provide constructive feedback on each completed task to help students learn and improve their skills.




Melting Face Prosthetic Make-up Applied by an Iver Academy Trained Artist
Prosthetics cast creation
Alien Prosthetic Make-up


Students will be provided with all the materials required to complete the course. This prosthetic make-up 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 further prosthetics make-up 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

Our 3-week prosthetic module is brought to you by industry professionals who alternate between teaching and working on set. In an intense 3-week module, participants will learn a large variety of skills. This course takes you through the fundamentals of lifecasting, sculpting, mould making and application needed to create bespoke prosthetics.

Start: Jan 04 2022

Start: Jan 24 2022

Start: Apr 25 2022

Tuition & Dates

Fully Booked

Jan 04 2022 - Jan 21 2022  

Monday - Friday

Fully Booked

Jan 24 2022 - Feb 11 2022  

Monday - Friday


Apr 25 2022 - May 13 2022  

Monday - Friday



inc. VAT

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