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Hair and Media Makeup - Level 2 at Brimsham Green School

Course description

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up (QCF) is a qualification that has been specifically designed to enable you to learn both aspects of hairdressing and media make-up.
The mandatory section of his qualification will provide you with all the skills and techniques to enable you to; provide effective client care, the art of applying make-up or photographic makeup, the creative art of dressing hair and the unit that covers creating an image using both hairdressing and media make-up skills.
The optional unit section of this qualification gives you the opportunity to choose the most appropriate units for your desired career path; application of skin tanning, eye lash perming, creative themed face painting, artistic skill of nail art/Mendhi skin decoration or body art design, client consultation for hair services, using temporary or semi-permanent colour, colour and lighten hair, creating permanent curls using perming techniques, cut women’s hair, the dexterous skill of plaiting and twisting hair, style and finish African type hair or effective treatment of the hair and scalp using shampoo and conditioner.
This will be a one year course which will have pathways leading to alternative qualifications.

Course content

Year 1 –
• Follow health and safety practice in the salon
• Client care and communication in beauty related industries
• Apply make-up
• The art of photographic make-up
• The art of dressing hair
• Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector
Students can then decide for year 2 to go to the next qualification of Level 2 Hairdressing

Future opportunities

When you have successfully completed this qualification will have the opportunity to progress to the following VTCT qualifications:
• VTCT Level 2 Hairdressing
• VTCT Level 2 Nail Technology
This qualification may lead directly into employment in the hairdressing or beauty therapy industries as a junior stylist/therapist or to work as an independent stylist specialising in hair and media make-up.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brimsham Green School directly.

Last updated date: 16 September 2016

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    • Welcome to Cotswold Edge, a collaboration of the three sixth forms of Brimsham Green School, Chipping Sodbury School and Yate International Academy. This new post 16 collaboration will broaden the curriculum offer and excellence in teaching and learning for the young people of the area.

      Through this partnership we are able to offer a wide range of academic and vocational qualifications, enabling students to select the courses which meet their needs and interests.

      We aim to provide a safe, secure and most importantly, stimulating environment in which to study.  We offer enthusiastic, dedicated teaching through staff who are equipped to provide you, the student, with excellent tuition in your chosen subject.

      Our sixth form collaboration ensures a personalised programme of support so that all young people can achieve their very best, in an environment where aspirations are high, levels of care, support and guidance are second to none and where excellence thrives.