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Diploma in Media Make-up and Hair – Full Time Level 2 (City and Guilds) at Tameside College

Course description

This is a full time programme, you will be assessed through a mixture of practical assessments, written tests and examinations; you must pass all the exams to gain the qualification. You will learn through a variety of methods which will aim to meet the needs of each individual and accommodate different learning styles for example, case studies, assessments, group work, practical work, projects and interactive activities. You will also complete 36 hours of work experience in industry as part of your course

Course content

'This course covers all aspects of Media Make up with some Hairstyling and Postiche (wig making) work.Media Hair and Make-up Units:Working in the Hairdressing and Media Make-up IndustryClient care and communicationApply Make upProvide Lash and Brow TreatmentsCreate an image based on a themeThe Art of Photographic Make–upBody Art DesignApply skin tanning techniquesThe art of colouring and dressing hair Make and style a hair addition (postiche / wigmaking)There are many additional opportunities as part of this study programme. You will be expected to take part in work experience opportunities which often involve evening or weekend working. You will also have the opportunity to represent the college as you enter a range of regional and national competitions, such as Greater Manchester Colleges’ Competitions. During your time on this programme, you will also take part in external study visits, for example to Professional Beauty North, to observe professionals within the industry and taking part in bespoke one day demonstrations on the latest trends and fashions in the industry.

Entry requirements

'Potential learners should have a good general education and require 4 x GCSE grade D or above or level 1 in Beauty Therapy or Hairdressing. Learners should also possess the following qualities:A genuine interest in the subjectGood communication skills StaminaEnjoy working with people and as a teamGood dexterity skillsPersonal commitmentBe reliable & punctualYou will need to complete 6 hours per week home study.

Future opportunities

'On successful completion of this qualification you can progress onto:Level 3 Media Hair & Make-upEmployment with a cosmetics company or a high street salonFreelance MMU artistApprenticeship

Further information

For Further Information Contact Course Enquiries on 0161 908 6789

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: 27 October 2017
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