Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade 3/D or above including Maths and English language
Progressing students may require a minimum of Level 1 qualification in your chosen subject at Merit or above and English language and Maths at Level 1.
The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.
Sketch book evidence to show creative skills at interview.
There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.
VTCT have a pre-requisite for the level 2 award in infection prevention which must be achieved as part of their main qualification. In some instances, there will be a registration fee of £20 which will be discussed within your induction
Applications which do not meet the stated entry criteria in full may be approved as an exceptional entry, based on a review by the Assistant Principal
The level 2 diploma in Hair & Media Make-Up is a vocational qualification for learners seeking a career as an employed and/or self-employed junior hair & make-up artist.
This qualification is based on the Beauty Therapy (make-up) and Hairdressing standards and is recognised by the UK’s leading professional bodies as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a junior hair & make-up artist.
Students will attend 2 days per week, plus an additional 42 hours work experience across the duration of your course.
All these subjects are supported with relevant Anatomy, Physiology and assignment work. The emphasis during the course is on developing the theory and practical skills, which students will gain working with external clientele. In addition students will learn the fundamentals of customer services, promotional activities and health and safety.
All students are required to:
Full PPE must be worn when completing treatments (face shield, type II medical mask, apron, Gloves). This a mandatory requirement for all students to wear, no exceptions.
The course is delivered by specialist staff, which possess industry experience along with specialist qualifications. Teaching sessions incorporate a mixture of activities to ensure students develop skills and knowledge.
Students are assessed through a combination of internally assessed coursework, practical skills and externally assessed examinations. This helps students to develop core skills required for the hair & make-up industry which include the ability to meet deadlines and retention of knowledge as well as application of skills.
As an essential part of learning all students will be expected to receive and complete treatments (unless medically exempt) within the practical session from peers.
Career opportunities as a junior hair & make-up artist exist in a variety of contexts including:
Whilst this qualifications primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a junior hair and make-up artist, learners may choose to develop their skills further by undertaking technical level qualification at Level 3 including:
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