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Hair and Media Make-up Level 2 Diploma at Blackburn College

Course description

This Level 2 Hair & Media Make-up course will prepare and give people skills on the road to becoming a media make-up artist.

Course content

The course will include units in dressing, colouring and styling hair, creating an image, basic photographic make up, body art, application of make up and tanning techniques. Mandatory units include:

  • Apply make up
  • Body art design
  • The art of photographic make up.
  • Provide eyelash and brow treatments
  • Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector
  • The art of colouring hair
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Make and style a hair addition
  • Apply skin tanning techniques

Entry requirements

For students 16+ you will need 3 GCSEs Grade C or equivalent. Mature learners 19+ will be considered from the interview who display a keen interest in the subject or some background in art/design.


Practical assessments on models will be graded as Pass, Credit or Distinction. The course is assignment based with written tasks being set weekly.

Future opportunities

You will be able to progress onto a Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing, Barbering or Media Make up or an apprenticeship if you are successful in your studies.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 12 February 2016
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