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Advanced Technical Diploma in Media Make-up Artistry – Full Time Level 3 (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 a wide range of advanced level skills and knowledge required for working as a Media Hair & Make-up Artist. It includes the following units:Working in the film, TV and theatre industryFashion and photographic make-upMedia Make-up and creative hair designCreate historical hair and make-up looksApply Body Art & Camouflage Make -upThere are many additional opportunities as part of this advanced 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 and regional and national 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. This course is assessed through a mixture of practical assessments, written tests and exams. You will also complete 36 hours of work experience in industry as part of your study programme.

Entry requirements

'Potential learners should a Level 2 qualification in make-up or hairdressing. Learners should also possess the following qualities: A genuine interest in the subjectGood communication skillsStaminaEnjoy working with people and as a teamGood dexterity skillsPersonal commitmentBe prepared to adhere to professional standards relating to attendance, appearance and punctuality.You 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-upLevel 4 Spa ManagementHNC or HND Media Hair & Make-upFoundation Degree in Media Hair & Make-up or Beauty Therapy or Spa ManagementEmployment with a cosmetics company or a high street salonFreelance MMU artistHigher level Apprenticeship

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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