Intermediate Diploma In Hair And Media Make-Up

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Study Type
Full Time
Study Tier
Intermediate
Start Date
06/09/2021
Duration
36 weeks
Coordinator
Helen Gibson

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

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 3 days per week, plus an additional 42 hours work experience across the duration of your course.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a hair & make-up artist including:

  • The art of dressing hair
  • The art of photographic make-up
  • Apply make-up
  • Create an image
  • Face and body art design
  • Plaiting and twisting hair
  • Shaping and colouring eyebrows

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.

HOW WILL I LEARN?

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.

All students are expected to wear a uniform in the salons, which will be purchased by themselves (pricing TBC).

WHAT CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO?

Career opportunities as a junior hair & make-up artist exist in a variety of contexts including:

  • Commercial hair & beauty salons
  • Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based setting
  • Product manufacturing and training

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:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • Level 2 Diploma in Hairdressing
  • Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • Level 3 Diploma in Media Make-up studies

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