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Hair and Media Make-up C&G Level 2 at Runshaw College

Course description

What will I learn?

This exciting course provides a starting point towards a career in the professional hair and make-up industry.

Whether you are interested in a career in high fashion, the bridal industry, photography, film or TV, this course provides a foundation in the techniques used in the world of professional hair and make-up.

The course will look at the basic skills needed to work in teh make-up field, giving you skills in basic make-up (day, evening, special occasion and corrective make-up), brow shaping and false eyelash application. In addition you will learn the art of photographic make-up, body art design and tanning. You will also learn a range of hairdressing techniques and styles, ranging from the art of colouring hair, dressing hair, and making and styling a hair addition.

What enrichment can I look forward to?

Activities such as competition work, shows, guest speakers, volunteering, and team-building pursuits are built into your course. In addition you will have access to a varied and full enrichment calendar. Monthly employability workshops also provide you with the opportunity to gain further bolt on qualifications that will give you a head start in successful employment. You will also have to opprtunity to participate in an overseas trip which will enhance and enrich your college experience.

Entry requirements

For access to our Level 2 courses, our entry requirements are 4 x grade D equivalent (4 x Grade 3 or D).


How will I be assessed?

Assessments take place throughout the year through practical observations, assignments and online exams.

Future opportunities

What progression is there?

Successful completion of the course can lead to progression at college, an Apprenticeship, Level 3 Media Make-up or employment.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 May 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: one year
  • Course code: LIV2MMB

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