Introduction to the course

This course will build on your skills and passion for makeup, by teaching you how to provide character make-up techniques, remove special effects, media and make-up. 

You will study health and safety associated with anatomy and physiology, practical skills for make-up, Functional Skills in maths and English. You will practice your skills carried out on clients and fellow students. You will also have the opportunity to learn new skills by helping in the day-to-day running of the salons and reception area.

You will need time for personal study and you must be able to purchase your own specialist kit and uniform.

What do I need?

You will need Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2 or Make-up Level 2 or a recognized equivalent; you will be required to demonstrate your practical skills and knowledge at this level. You must also have literacy skills at Level 1/2 and numeracy Level 1, a very good understanding of science and time for personal study. A meeting will be arranged with you to discuss the course requirements.

How is the course taught?

This is a practical course delivered from the College’s commercial hairdressing and beauty salons.  The salons have state-of-the-art interactive whiteboards for learning during lessons and full ICT facilities  to help with assignments. You will be given one on one tutorial support by industry-qualified lecturers who have extensive experience and the latest knowledge of new and emerging trends.  

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is carried out by practical observation, oral questioning, assignments and written papers, and online exams.

What does it lead to?

You could progress to other courses within the College, or higher level courses, a HND, BA or foundation degree. You could also gain work as a make-up artist working in TV, film or theatre.

Employer's Benefit

Employers will have qualified theatrical make-up technicians employed and the possibility of staff also going on to become Beauty Therapists.


Course Details

Location Start Date - End Date - Study Mode
Tottenham Centre 2 Sep 2019 - 3 Jul 2020 - Daytime

Course Code: DP3MTMU5 / 19DA11A

Information on course fees

If you are aged 16 - 18:
Courses are free up to Level 3

If you are over 18, fees may apply:
If you are over 18, fees may apply. Click here for information on financial help available to you.

If you are aged 24+ click here for information on financial help available to you. This course is eligible for a loan.

Information on how to apply
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