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Hair and Beauty

Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-up Diploma Level 3

  • Course Type: Diploma

What can this course lead to?

After successful completion of this course you will be able to progress to university to study a Media Make-up or a Special Effects Make-up degree. You could also enter employment in theatres, TV studios, cosmetic counters and on cruise ships.

Who is it for?

Master your skills for a career in film, editorial theatre or special effects make-up through covering a range of topics including: airbrushing, camouflage, fashion and photographic make-up, styling and fitting a postiche, wig services and the advanced dressing of women’s hair. You will gain extensive work experience at local theatres, amateur dramatic groups and fashion shows.

What is covered?

You will study a range of units including:

  • Apply Airbrush Make-up to the face
  • Camouflage Make-up
  • Media Make-up
  • Style and Fit Postiche
  • Fashion and Photographic Make-up
  • Apply Prosthetics and Bald Caps
  • Client Care and Communication in Beauty-related industries
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

Additional Units:

  • Creative Hairdressing Design Skills
  • Create and cast small prosthetic pieces and Bald Caps or Body Art Design (these may be subject to change)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

A Hair and Media Make-up Diploma Level 2 or Beauty Therapy Diploma Level 2 qualification.

Level 3 is a continuation from the Level 2 Hair and Media Make-up course. You require this knowledge and experience in both Hair and Make-up from the Level 2 qualification.

Whatever your results, we want to assure you that extenuating circumstances will be considered should you not have the grades indicated above.

We will review each appli­ca­tion on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suit­able for you.

One of the ways we do this is through a very effec­tive ‘6 weeks to suc­cess pro­gramme’ that oper­ates from the first day you start your course. This includes sup­port such as (but not lim­it­ed to):

· Allow­ing you to change cours­es if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks -sub­ject to availability

· Mov­ing you between course lev­els if you are find­ing your cur­rent lev­el too easy / too hard sub­ject to availability

· One-to-one reviews with your aca­d­e­m­ic tutor to ensure you are pro­gress­ing and achiev­ing well

Our course enquiries and admis­sions team are avail­able at should you have any fur­ther questions.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
1 Year
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