UK creative industries generate more than £100bn a year to the UK economy and employ more than 2m people. This course offers you the technical and creative grounding you'll need to become part of this expanding sector. The course provides a balance between the practical and theoretical aspects of Hair and Media Make-Up Studies, where you will research and discuss a range of media looks, special effects and develop the advanced skills of a make-up artist.
With expert guidance you will develop your practical skills in theatre, special effects, hair, and media make-up to a high professional industry standard.
During practical lessons you will take part in a range of demonstrations, workshops, discussion, and research activities presenting and communicating your ideas through practical work and a portfolio 'look book'. Theory classes will involve developing your knowledge through discussion and answering questions in preparation for written examinations.
Successful completion of Hair and Media Make-Up Level 2.
Skills test assessed by a member of the make-up team.
Course Skills & Benefits
Health and safety in the workplace
Face and body art
Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps
Style & fit postiche
Style and dress hair
Create & cast small prosthetic pieces and bald caps
What else could I do?
Our students have an excellent record of success with careers prospects that include:
Freelance make-up artist
Theatre make-up artist Film/TV make-up artist Make-up designer
Working on cruise ships
Photographic make-up artist
Bridal make-up artist
Retailing including Counter Manager
A minimum of 36 hours work experience which is integral to the course and is assessed as part of the practical element.
High attendance and punctuality is an expectation for the course and is essential to certification and progression.
19+ learners - please contact the Customer Services Team on 0161 886 7070 for course and fee information.
Student will be expected to purchase a uniform and kit, a bursary may be available on application.