Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-up Level 3 at Wiltshire College
The level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-up will give you the practical skills and knowledge required to gain employment or progression within the Theatrical and Media Make-up Industry.
The qualification covers a range of theatrical media and make up techniques. It is made up of 10 units
- 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 fit postiche
- Camouflage make-up
To enrol on this course you must have successfully completed the Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up. Work experience in the industry is essential for Level 3. To support your application you will be required to carry out a trade test and theory test. Your application will need to be supported by a reference from your tutor and an interview.
You will be assessed working on clients in the Aspire Hair and Beauty Salons on the campus. You will also have to build a portfolio of evidence. Your theory knowledge will be assessed through online exams and written assignments which will be scheduled throughout the year.
You can gain employment as a Theatrical and media make-up artist working on location for TV or film, as part of a theatre production set, on a media photographic shoot or working for a product manufacturer as a trainer . You could also progress onto University level courses studying Theatre and Media Studies a Fashion or Photographic degree or an Art degree.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wiltshire College directly.