Fashion, Theatre and Media Hair and Make-Up Studies - VTCT Level 3 Diploma

Course Overview

This one year course is aimed at those who want to be introduced to a range of skills in theatrical and special effects hair and make-up. If you haven’t studied media make-up before and are new to the industry, this qualification will give you skills in specialised aspects of industry practice. This course is a practical application of skills and will gain you an A level equivalent qualification, suitable for employment in junior positions within the industry.

Course Requirements

5 GCSES at grade (9-4), including English and maths or a relevant level 2 qualification (Level 2 Hair and Make up Artistry) with functional skills English and maths.
You must have an interest in the make-up industry and demonstrate an ability to communicate and follow the professional standards set by the awarding bodies.

Course Skills & Benefits

This course will enable you to gain more advanced practical skills and knowledge in order to provide Hair, Special Effects including prosthetics and bald caps and Media Make-up to the general public and to gain employment in the Hair, Photographic and Media Make-up Industry.
There are opportunities for a Hair, Photographic and Media Make-up Artist to find employment in a variety of areas that include Hair and make-up studio, Beauty salon, Media, Production companies, TV/Movies, Theatre companies, Hotels or resorts.

Mandatory Units

Apply airbrush make-up to the face
Camouflage make-up
Media make-up
Fashion and photographic make-up

Optional Units

Apply make-up
Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
Create an image based on a theme in the hair and beauty sector

Course Progression

Level 2 Diploma's in Manicure, Pedicure and Waxing or Beauty Specialists. Alternatively Level 3 Diploma's in Beauty Therapy, Massage and Electrotherapy Treatments, Nail Treatments or Foundation Degrees in Fashion and editorial make-up or Media Make-up.

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 and Case studies.

Course Finance

Please contact the College for further information.

Course Additional Information

Full-time