Cosmetic Make-Up & Beauty Consultancy - Level 2 Certificate

Course Overview

The Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Makeup and Beauty Consultancy is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in: how to apply make-up and instruction on make-up application.

To further enhance your practical skills you will have the opportunity to choose from the following practical units; how to promote products and services to clients in a salon and how to display retail stock to promote sales in the salon.

Underpinning this qualification you will develop a sound knowledge of health and safety practice in a salon environment, how to promote client care and communication in make-up related industries. You will also develop an underpinning knowledge and understanding of the practical skills learned throughout this qualification.

The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in make-up to a high level of occupational ability and to enable you to perform your own services.

Our top priority is to ensure you learn something new while enjoying every second of it. The Make-Up industry is an exciting area to join and bring your creative flare.

Course Requirements

Good standard of English
4 GCSEs at Grade 3 including English and Maths at Grade 3.
If you have no qualifications then please discuss this with an expert in your interview.
Successful interview with a Hair and Make-Up Expert.
You must have an interest in the make-up industry and must demonstrate an ability to communicate and follow the professional standards set by the awarding bodies.

Course Skills & Benefits

You will work with an experienced Make-Up artist with great links in the industry and knowledge to share.
This course will enable you to gain the necessary practical skills and knowledge in order to provide make-up looks for day; evening and special occasions.
You will get to work in a real studio environment and work on real clients to gain professional skills and knowledge.

Mandatory Units

Follow health and safety practice in the salon
Client care and communication in beauty related industries
Apply make-up
Instruction on make-up application

Optional Units

Display stock to promote sales in a salon
Promote products and services to clients in a salon

Course Progression

Employment on a Make-Up counter
Freelance Make-Up artist
Level 2 Certificate in Women’s Hairdressing
Level 2 Diploma in Nail Services
Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy.

Career Options:
Employment in Retail
Salon Make-Up Artist
Studio Make-Up Artist

Course Assessment

As part of this qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. A portfolio will confirm the knowledge, understanding and skills that you have learnt. It may be in electronic or paper format.

Evidence in the portfolio may take the following forms:
Observed work
Witness statements
Audio-visual media
Evidence of prior learning or attainment
Oral questions
Assignments
Case studies

The qualification also has a number of written assignments and online exams.

Course Finance

This course is for age 19+ only.
If you are outside this age group please contact the college for further information.
There is a Kit and Uniform that must be purchased within the first 6 weeks of your course. Please discuss this with a Hair and Beauty Expert on your interview.

Course Additional Information

Part-time