This is an intermediate vocational qualification which focuses on the underlying principles and practices of professional make-up.
You will study core and specialist units in:
4 GCSEs at A*-D or acceptable alternatives including English Language.
The course is assessed entirely by coursework therefore you need to have good time management skills and be able to work to targets and deadlines. Practical assessments will be carried out in the salon and make up studio following training and practice.
You could progress onto the level 3 Media Make-up course.
Will this course suit me?
You need a degree of artist flair and an interest in both hair and make-up. You need to have physical stamina as you are often on your feet all day.
You will be asked to purchase a uniform which must be worn at all times when in the salon. You will also need to have some key pieces of equipment that will be discussed when you come to the transition event. Those in financial hardship can apply for help from the college's Learner Support Fund.