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Hair & Media Make-up C&G Level 2 Diploma at Uxbridge College

Course description

This course is ideal for candidates who are passionate about a career in the hair and media make-up industry. This course is the first step towards this career path as you begin to develop your skills to work as a freelance hair and make-up stylist on photo shoots TV, film or theatre production.

Course content

If you are looking to specialise in hair and media make-up to create amazing looks and styles, this is the course for you. You will learn all aspects about how to apply professional make-up, apply skin tanning techniques and body art design plus client care and communication. You will also learn how to make a weft, style and design hair to create a total look.

Throughout the course you will collate a portfolio of work and take part in photo shoots.

We work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. Employers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry and where possible work placements will also be provided by the employers. This will include work at local theatres and the Pinewood Studios.

Entry requirements

You will be interviewed to assess your suitability for the course and tested for adequate language, literacy and numeracy skills.

Assessment

Practical skills will be observed by the tutors and knowledge will be checked throughout the course using written questions and completed assignments.

Future opportunities

The learner should progress onto Level 2 hairdressing before then completing the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Hair and Media Make Up.

You can gain employment as a beautician in beauty salons, hotels and sports and leisure complexes.

Further information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email enquiries@uxbridgecollege.ac.uk

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Uxbridge College directly.

Last updated date: 21 March 2016
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    • Uxbridge College, Hillingdon Council and local health services and voluntary organisations came together to develop a centre for the Hayes community. The College is next to a health centre, housing, parkland and a day centre for elderly people, ensuring this campus really is at the heart of the community. You can:

      Dance Studios & Theatre
      The Performing Arts school contains two fully equipped dance studios, purpose-built with sprung floors, dances bars and mirrors, where all styles and genres of dance from ballet to hip hop; contemporary to classic, are delivered by a team of choreographers, teachers and professional dancers.

      The Studio Theatre is a highly flexible performance space, possessing a multi-media capability, a full lighting and sound rig, capable of accommodating proscenium, traverse, in the round and promenade productions.

      Uxbridge College Nursery
      If you are looking for the very best childcare find out more about our nursery, located on our Hayes Community Campus. The high quality provision offered by the nursery was recognised by Ofsted, which graded it outstanding – the highest grade they can give. Places are available for babies aged from three months to children aged five years. Help for funding may be available. For more information, details on costs or to arrange an appointment to view the facilities on offer for your child, please call 01895 853800.

      Uxbrdge College Children's Centre
      The Uxbridge College Children’s Centre offers free information and activity sessions for parents living in the Hayes area, with children under the age of five. As a Sure Start Children’s Centre we offer lots of activities to help children learn, develop and socialise with others, including Boogie Babies, Tiny Ballers and Tumble Tots. Parents can also pick up useful information on training and career development, childcare tips and information from the Citizen’s Advice Bureau. For further information, please call us on: 01895 853745 or 0800 073 0823 or email us onchildrenscentre@uxbridgecollege.ac.uk

      Hayes Business Studios
      The Hayes Business Studios are based at Uxbridge College's Hayes Community Campus. 
      With a combination of competitively priced and equipped office studio space, ongoing support and accessible location, Hayes Business Studios is the complete option for business start-ups.The Hayes Business Studios also boasts a meeting room for hire which offers great value, fully equipped and state-of-the-art facilities. It is equipped with the latest smart board technology and is also ideal for presentations, pitches and meetings. Please contact Martin Blandy on01895 47101 for more information.

      More Energy Fitness Centre
      Offering an extensive range of Fitness and Health related services with state of the art cardiovascular and resistance equipment, personal training and specialist classes, supported by a professionally qualified fitness team. For membership rates and more information, please contact 01895 853753, email moreenergy-hayes@uxbridgecollege.ac.uk or visit  http://www.more-energy.co.uk/

      Revisco Restaurant
      If you like to eat good quality food then treat yourself to a three course, silver service lunch in our bistro-style training restaurant – for as little as £6. Students work in industry standard kitchens, preparing and serving meals under the supervision of industry experienced chefs. The restaurant is open to the public for lunch every weekday during term time and there are also occasional gourmet evening events. To book a table or to find out more please call 01895 853730.

      Distinction Salons
      Come along to our professional standard hair and beauty salons and get top quality treatments for less than the prices you pay on the high street! We are training the professionals of the future so you can be assured of high-standard haircuts and styles and professional beauty treatments carried out by fully supervised trainees. There are a huge range of treatments on offer so to book yourself an appointment, or to get a copy of the pricelist please call 01895 853666.

      Getting here
      Just a few hundred yards from Uxbridge Road, one of the area's major routes, the Hayes campus is well-placed for access by car and bus, and also offers student parking. It is less than two miles from Hayes & Harlington train station. To plan your journey on London's public transport see www.tfl.gov.uk

      Rail:
      Hayes and Harlington Station

      Buses:
      90, 140, 195, 207, 607, E6, H98, U4, 427, E7
      Buses stop on Coldharbour Lane apart from 207, 427 and 607 which stop on Uxbridge Road, near the Hayes Community Campus.