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Theatrical Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-Up Level 3 Diploma at Lincoln College

Course description

If you have a creative flair and would like to style models for photo shoots or perhaps work as a make-up artist for film or TV, this qualification is an ideal way to build your skills. You will get creative with both hair and make-up. Our reputation is synonymous within the industry for its high level of competition work. Throughout the academic year, the group enter into regional and national competitions having an outstanding success rate due to the dedication of the tutors. 
On successful completion of the course, you may find employment as a Make-up Artist on set for TV, film or theatre, be a self-employed make-up artist/consultant, or progress into Higher Education – Degree in Media Make-Up. 
Units will typically include: Working with Colleagues Within the Beauty Related Industries; Monitor and Maintain Health and Safety Practice in the Salon; Creative Hairdressing Design Skills; Design and Apply Face and Body Art; Fashion and Photographic Make-Up; Apply Airbrush Make-Up to the Face; Media Make-Up; Apply Prosthetic Pieces and Bald Caps; Style and Dress Hair Using a Variety of Techniques; Apply Individual Permanent Lashes and Camouflage Make-Up.


Entry requirements

You will need 4 GCSE’s including English and Science (minimum Grade C). You must also hold a Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy, or have equivalent practical experience.
Suitable references are required and a portfolio of past work is an advantage.


Assessment is a combination of theory and practical assessments with online tests throughout the year.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 January 2017

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