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Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up – Level 2

This City & Guilds qualification equips you with a broad understanding of the industry as well as the creative skills you need to work in this glamorous but demanding sector. It could lead to a career styling models for photo-shoots or as a make-up artist for film and television.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Beauty
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/diploma-in-hair-and-media-make-up-level-2
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Course Information for Students

This City & Guilds qualification equips you with a broad understanding of the industry as well as the creative skills you need to work in this glamorous but demanding sector. It could lead to a career styling models for photo-shoots or as a make-up artist for film and television. 

You need to be highly motivated and demonstrate a keen interest in your chosen subject. Offers of a place on the course are dependent on your qualifications and practical aptitude. You will need:

  • a minimum of five GCSEs at grade D or above including English at grade 4 or above, Maths at grade 3 or above and Science.

You will have an interview and initial assessment in maths and English and will attend a taster session. Parents and carers are welcome to attend the interview but not the initial assessment. If you are successful, you will be allocated a place to study.

You will study:

  • Working in beauty-related industries
  • Following health and safety in the salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Applying make-up
  • Providing eyelash and brow treatments
  • The art of photographic make-up
  • Body art design
  • Applying skin tanning techniques
  • Creating an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty industry
  • The art of colouring hair
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Making and styling a hair addition
  • Cutting women’s hair

There is a range of optional units to select from, with guidance from our Beauty team.

You will also develop your skills in maths and English, which will support your main programme of study, help your future progression and enhance your life skills.

This course will be delivered on-site.

A kit and uniform are required.  Details will be available from the curriculum team during your interview.

You will be assessed through a range of methods including practical observation, written tests, assignments and preparing a portfolio of evidence.  Maths and English will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

Further study

You can progress to a Level 3 Diploma covering theatrical, special effects, hair and media make-up – a course on which you will also continue to develop your skills in maths and English.

Careers

You can go on to work as a make-up artist for the film and TV industry or as a stylist for the fashion industry.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors

£29005

Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors

Beauticians and Related Occupations

£15223

Beauticians and Related Occupations

Hairdressers and Barbers

£13284

Hairdressers and Barbers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:55 pm