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Beauty Therapy Make-up Studies Level 2 at Bradford College

Course description

The field of Beauty Therapy & Make-Up Artistry is an ever expanding one and this qualification will develop the knowledge and skills that you need to enter this exciting and rewarding industry.

This course is ideal if you are interested in gaining a national qualification in Make-Up and would like to eventually pursue a career in the theatre, film or television industry. At Level 2 you will gain an excellent range of skills which will provide you with a starting point towards a career in the beauty and make-up industry.

You will be introduced to aspects of beauty and make-up, learning a range of techniques and styles, including applying make-up and photographic make-up. You will have the opportunity to visit trade shows.

The course moves at a pace to allow you to develop as an individual and manage your own learning with assistance from our experienced and dedicated staff who will give you full support as you develop your skills and abilities. You will develop and maintain a high level of professional behaviour and work ethos which is required when you go into employment in the industry.

On completion of this course, you may progress onto a Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects Hair and Media Make-up.

Course content

Modules on the course will include:

  • Health and Safety
  • Client Care and Communication
  • Make-up Application
  • Photographic Make-up
  • Creating an Image
  • Body Art Design
  • Nail Art
  • Face Painting.

Entry requirements

You should be aged 16+ and have three GCSEs at Grade C or above (including English and Mathematics) or be working towards Level 2 Functional Skills English and Mathematics.

You should be hard-working, be of a cheerful disposition and treat everyone fairly and with respect.

You will be interviewed and you will be given an initial screening test for Literacy in which you must achieve Level 1.
Experience of working in the Beauty and Make-Up industry will be taken into consideration.

You need to be willing to commit to 100% attendance.

If you do not meet the requirements of the above you may be offered Level 1 Introduction to the Hair & Beauty Sector.


You will be assessed by practical observation, portfolio building, assignment writing and written tests.

Future opportunities

Functional Skills in English and Mathematics along with practical beauty therapy and make-up skills.

Further information

For further information please visit our website or contact our admissions department on 01274 433333.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 January 2016
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