School Holiday Programs


AUS-IAS has the pleasure in offering the following courses for High School students during the school holidays.

School Holiday Programs

Special Effects Makeup

1 Day Workshop - $175

Would you like to learn the art of Special Effects Makeup? This one day course will teach you the core skills and techniques to create realistic wounds, bruises, cuts, scars, scratches, burns and diseases for photoshoots, theater, film and TV or just for fun. This is an introductory workshop and has been designed to for those with little or no prior experience in special effects makeup. At the end of the workshop students will receive a course certificate from Australian Institute of Advanced Studies. Australian Institute of Advanced Studies provides you with a kit including all makeup products, tools and supplies for your use in this course. Enrol now limited places available for this workshop.

Film & Digital Media

Film-making workshop

Do you fancy yourself as the next YouTube sensation? Our film-making short courses will teach you the basics of shooting, editing and uploading to your own YouTube channel. Each day includes workshops with specialist teachers and practitioners and time to put the new skills you learn into practice. At the end of the workshop you get to vote on the best YouTube video. The winner scores a prize! So don’t just sit at home this holidays. Come to AUS-IAS and meet people like you who love telling stories and want a career in film-making. Who knows? Maybe you could be the next video sensation and join the ranks of top 10 YouTube millionaires like PewdiePie?!

Photography workshop.

Beginners, Intermediate or Advanced Do you have a DSLR camera and want to know more about how to use it? Did you know you can record video with most modern DSLR cameras? Do you know how to adjust settings to do time lapse? We’ll cover all this and more in our holiday short courses. Meet and mix with other avid photographers and set up your own Instagram account to share and post your photos.


E1: Robotics (EV3)

Learn to build an EV3 robot, program the robot and compete with other robots. Look at improving robot construction and programming for improved performance.



These 4 day courses introduce concepts in Film, Photography, Digital Media and Engineering while making it fun to learn.

Costs are comparable with vacation care at $240 per 4 day course. Morning tea and lunch are provided.

  • The running of holiday courses and workshops is subject to a minimum of 10 students enrolled for each class

Places are limited to the 20 person per course.  For more information contact our staff on +617 3343 8073 or email