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Qualification name Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Vocational Training Charitable Trust
Learning method Classroom based
Course type Free Courses for Jobs
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 1st September 2024
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Training in applying and mastering specialist make-up techniques and working with artificial hair for a broad range of creative and dynamic industries. Every aspect of advanced make-up techniques for film, television and stage alongside other media purposes is covered. This comprehensive course covers basic hairdressing, media make-up, wigs and postiche, fashion and photographic make-up, character make-up and special effects. This is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career as a make-up artist. Learners could progress into employment, work within a beauty salon as a make-up specialist, freelance make-up artist in T.V or film or within a department store for a cosmetic company.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Two grade 3's or above (one must be English Language) (D or above in the old GCSE grades). Level 2 hair and media make-up or level 2 hairdressing or L2 beauty or L2/3 in art and design. Good attitude, keen, enthusiastic and positive. Positive reference from school/college or workplace.

Find out what material you will need.

Kit and uniform.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

It will be assessed through theory and practicals throughout the year. Assessments takes place in a range of realistic working environments, including shows, competitions and theatre productions. Completion and production of a portfolio and a Look book will be required.

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Name Blossomfield Campus
Address Blossomfield Rd
West Midlands
B91 1SB
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Phone 0121 678 7000
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