Mandatory Requirements

  • CSA Green triangle patch safety boots
  • Make-Up techniques for Film and Television
  • Required kit for Make-up
  • Resume
  • Worker Health & Safety Awareness


  • Ageing with make-up/Ageing with stretch & stipple
  • Corrective and Beauty makeup
  • CPR + Standard 1st Aid + AED
  • Driver's License
  • E.T.C.P.
  • Facial hair application both hand laid & ventilated techniques
  • Have you attended a post-secondary program or apprenticeship in your area of interest
  • Have you attended a workshop or seminar in your area of interest
  • Makeup effects including no less than bald cap application & casualty simulation
  • Makeup for black & white film and still photography
  • Name of a professional employed in the entertainment industry who is willing to be your reference
  • Proof of one year or 200 days of experience in theatre, film or television in the selected trade
  • Proof of two years or 400 days of work experience in the selected trade
  • Training familiarity with the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Working at Heights

Mandatory Kit

  • Assortment of false eyelashes
  • Complete compliment of professional make-up brushes
  • Cutting comb
  • Electric razor
  • Good quality hair scissors
  • Hair dryer
  • Nail grooming kit
  • On set make-up bag/Carrying case
  • Stainless steel palette knife


  • 99% Alcohol
  • Adhesive removers
  • Brush cleaner
  • Cotton swabs
  • Cotton wool (ball or pads)
  • Disposable eye drops
  • Disposable mascara wands
  • Disposable razors
  • Facial cleanser, toner and moisturizer
  • Facial tissue
  • Lash adhesive
  • Lip balm
  • Make-up cape
  • Nail polish remover
  • Natural sea sponge
  • Powder puffs
  • Professional quality cosmetics application sponges
  • Scar materials
  • Shaving cream/Foam
  • Simulated sweat and tears
  • Spirit gum and medical adhesive
  • Styptic powder
  • Sun block
  • Variety of textured stipple sponges (type and style personal preference)

Makeup Products

  • A complimentary selection of cheek colours in cake and moist forms
  • A complimentary selection of corresponding lip pencils
  • A complimentary selection of lip colours. Finishes should vary from Stains to Matte to Frosts and High Gloss. A variety of Period accurate colours are also required
  • A selection of corresponding contour and highlight/shading and counter
  • A selection of tinted Lip gloss
  • A variety of nail polishes from clear, natural tones to period shades
  • A wide spectrum of professional quality foundations in liquid, crème & alcohol activated make-up palettes
  • Appliance foundations

Choice of the following options with you in your kit at all times:

  • Coloured theatrical powders
  • Crème make-up colour wheels/palettes
  • Eye Shadow: A range of colours to suit a variety of looks from Corrective, Beauty, High fashion,Period to Fantasy. Finishes should vary from matte to frosts, including dry cake, water activated & crème colours.
  • Eyeliners in pencil form and cake varieties: Natural colours, Fashion, Period and Fantasy shades
  • Glazing gels
  • Mascara: black and brown in waterproof and water soluble varieties
  • Pressed and loose setting powders
  • Simulated blood products
  • Temporary dental paints

When taking a Daily/Day checking call you are required to have your choice of the following options with you in your kit always:

  • Alcohol activated make-up palettes
  • Appliance foundations
  • Coloured theatrical powders
  • Crème make-up colour wheels/palettes
  • Glazing gels
  • Simulated blood products
  • Temporary dental paints