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Level 2 Diploma in Hair & Media Make-up

Overview

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up (QCF) is a specialist vocationally related qualification. This qualification will develop the knowledge and skills that learners need to provide make-up treatments including photographic make-up, body art and also how to dress hair for media clients.

The qualification is most suited to learners who wish to provide media and photographic hair and make-up services to clients or for those who wish to embark on a career as a make-up artist.  Work experience is an essential element of this course and you will be encouraged to take part in a variety of educational visits throughout the year.

Course content includes

  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  • Apply make-up
  • The art of photography make-up
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector

Additional units:

  • Apply skin tanning techniques
  • Provide eye lash perming
  • Themed face painting
  • Nail art application
  • Body art design
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Plaiting and twisting hair

This course is a Study Programme which consists of:

  • Vocational Qualification
  • Work Experience
  • Tutorial
  • Maths*
  • English*

* If you have not already achieved a GCSE pass at grade C or above in English and Maths (New grades = Grade 5 or above) you will study Maths and/ or English as an integral part of your college programme.

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Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 3 (D in the old grading structure) or above including one in English or maths

Relevant Level 1 qualification with GCSE/Level 1 in English & maths.

“This qualification will develop the knowledge and skills that learners need to provide make-up treatments including photographic make-up, body art and also how to dress hair for media clients”

Fees

Course is free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 2 qualification.

For all other students fees apply:

1st year course fee £1,286; Exam Fee £93

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