Level 3 Theatre Make-up


1. Course details

Qualification name Advanced Technical Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Media Make-up Artistry (540)
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course webpage https://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk/courses/beauty-complementary-therapies/381-level-3/1763-level-3-theatre-make-up.html
Course type Work based
Course start date 07 September 2020
Cost £0.00
Cost description Full Funding for permanent UK residents aged 16-18 years of age. Funding may be available for those aged 19+ depending on age and qualifications already achieved. Advanced Learner Loans are available to eligible mature students.

2. Who this course is for

This course covers a wide range of hair and media make-up treatments. The method of learning is a mixture of practical and theory sessions. Your course may include one late night a week. What will I study? The units you will study are likely to include: Core Units: •Cutting and styling techniques for performers •Avant-garde hair and make-up •Creative make-up designs for productions and industry demands •Special effects make-up •Body art for competition •Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps Specialist Units: •Create, dress and fit facial postiche •Wig dressing and styling

3. Entry requirements

A Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject

4. What you'll learn

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5. How you'll learn

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6. What you'll need to bring

Students will be required to purchase uniform, text books and a hair and make up kit. Uniform - Approx £40.00 Test book - Approx £30.00 Kit - Approx £650.00

7. How you'll be assessed

Practical work will be assessed by some formative assessments and then a final end of course synoptic exam covering a range of treatments which will be graded. Theory work is assessed using written and online external tests and some assignment work. You will also be required to prepare a portfolio of evidence.

8. Next steps

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9. Venue

East Midlands
Northamptonshire

10. Other venues and dates

Venue Start date Options
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