Is this course right for me?

This course is aimed at those wishing to pursue a career in the Fashion, Theatre, Media, Hair and Make-up industries.

The course consists of the following units:

  • Health and safety
  • Apply make-up
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Fashion and photographic make-up
  • Camouflage make-up
  • Airbrush make-up to the face
  • Provide self-tanning services
  • Media make-up
  • Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps
  • Dressing hair

In addition you will study:

Essential Skills such as Communication, Application of Number and ICT.

Entry requirements:

  • Level 2 Diploma pass in a relevant subject
  • Attendance at an interview


Delivery methods include:

  • Theory classes
  • Practical workshops
  • Real commercial salon environments and possible work experience
  • Demonstrations
  • Group work
  • Competition opportunities


The course is assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Portfolio of practical assessments for each unit (e-portfolio)
  • Assignments and tasks
  • Multiple-choice online tests covering the underpinning knowledge
  • Your behaviour will also count towards your assessment, in terms of maturity, development, interaction and communication.


The course gives you multiple qualifications and a broad set of specialist skills.

You will be prepared to progress in the right direction towards a challenging career, utilising all the knowledge you have gained. This may be through employment in a range of beauty and therapy environments, where your specialist skills will be valuable.

Alternatively, you could enter higher education onto a degree in Media Make-up or a relevant area.