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Media Makeup & Hair Level 2 Technical Certificate at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

If you want an exciting career within the world of Media Makeup & Hair then this course is perfect for you. Our highly creative programme of study will provide you with the diverse and exciting knowledge and skills to become a junior hair and make-up artist.

Course content

Working in the industry, anatomy and physiology, research, developing and showcasing designs, art of applying makeup, hair artistry and creative make up artistry.

Entry requirements


A minimum of 5 A*-D/ 9-3 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English


Assessment is through observation of practical skills and assignments covering the knowledge requirements and written tests.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

Progression pathway to the Level 3 in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-up. Employment within the cosmetic retailing industry.

Further information

Course materials are essential for this programme, all learners will need to purchase an Image Centre uniform and make-up kit.

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: 23 October 2017

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: Full-time for one academic year. All learners will be expected to attend work experience to develop employability skills.
  • Course code: 25042L0
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    • The Image Centre - Leigh is a designated “Wella Centre of Excellence” dedicated to hair, beauty and holistic therapy.

      The impressive Wella accreditation means that the Centre has achieved the highest standard of training and demonstrates excellent links with industry.

      The Centre offers realistic working environments, including hairdressing and beauty salons, a nail studio, a theatrical & media make-up room, spa pool, sauna, flotation couch and more.

      As well as teaching the next generation of top practitioners, the Centre is also open for beauty therapy and hairdressing appointments.