Level 2

Hair and Media Make-up Level 2 Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock Campus
1 YEAR ADULT FULL TIME 2021
£1250 * Thurrock Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
1 YEAR SCHOOL LEAVERS FULL TIME 2021
FREE* Southend Campus, Thurrock Campus
1 YEAR ADULT FULL TIME 2021
£1250 * Thurrock Campus

Overview

This programme covers all the essential skills of make-up and hair for the fashion, TV & film industry.

This intensive and in-depth practical course is taught by industry-based make up artists and aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills required for a career as a professional makeup artist.

This is an up-to-date and comprehensive course covering every aspect of make up in a creative environment.

Entry Requirements

Entry for 16-19 (School Leaver):

  • A Level 1 qualification or GCSEs x 2 at grade 3/D in MATHS or ENGLISH

  • Successful attendance at interview event

  • You will be required to purchase salon wear, equipment kit, textbooks and consumables at enrolment

Entry for 19+ (Adult):

  • Working towards Level 2 in English and maths
  • Successful interview.

Please note you will need to:

  • Provide hair equipment and make up kit
  • Maintain correct uniform standards
  • Make a one-off payment for yearly consumables
  • Keep a a working portfolio

Course Structure

The course will allow you to:

  • Perform with a high level of skill and understanding in areas such as fashion, period make-up, face & body art and hair design on live models
  • Know how to research a subject and use relevant reference material to fulfil a brief
  • Acquire the professional skills and contacts to help you start your career in the media industry

The course includes:

  • Educational and industry visits, activities and workshops
  • Guest industry speakers.
  • Attend and participate in fashion shows and projects
  • Industry-related work experience

Modules include:

  • Client care and health & safety
  • Apply make up
  • Create an image
  • Art of photographic hair and beauty
  • Art of dressing hair
  • Face and body art
  • Temporary hair colour
  • Tanning
  • Mendi design
  • Plaiting and twisting

Assessment & Feedback

  • Practical observations
  • Online exams
  • Portfolio-based assignments

Course Cost

School Leavers, full_time: FREE
Adult, full_time: £1250

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Adult course fee based on 2018-19 for UK/EU students

What Next...

  • Progress on to Level 3 Theatrical Make up covering SPFX, prosthetics and wig work
  • Employment in the make up industry