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.
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.
Level 2 Diploma’s in Manicure, Pedicure and Waxing or Beauty Specialists.
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Make-Up (Tech)
Foundation Degrees in Fashion and editorial make-up or Media Make-up. (with the necessary UCAS points you may need to study the Extended Diploma)
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:
Evidence of prior learning or attainment
This further education course is free for all 16-18 year olds who are a resident in the UK and the European Economic Area or have been for the last 3 years. You must be under 19 years old on 31st August in the calendar year you start your course.
19+ learners, please contact the Customer Services team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee 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.