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Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical Special Effects Hair & Media Make Up at Henley College Coventry

Course description

This qualification will give you the opportunity to work in Theatre and Film equipping you with the skills to progress in the industry. It will also enable you on completion of the course to move onto Higher Education within the media hair and make -up industry.
You will work in our specialist media make-up room and photography studio at the Henley Campus where you will take part in demonstrations and practical sessions with clients.

You will take part in creative competitions both in-house and externally as well as visiting exhibitions, trade shows and theatres.
You will study:

  • Media make-up application for theatre and film
  • Creative fashion and photographic make up
  • Principles of studio photography
  • Airbrush makeup application and techniques
  • Work with prosthetics and special effects
  • Design and application of face and body art
  • Creative hairdressing design skills
  • Working in the industry
  • English and Maths qualifications at an agreed level.

You will be assessed by researching and planning mood boards and creating themes at a practical level. All practical units are carried out on models and these are assessed and graded at pass, merit and distinction. There will also be an online examinations for every module.

On successful completion of this course, you will be equipped for a Higher Education qualification in media make-up.

Entry requirements

You will need to complete a level two media make-up or a level two beauty therapy course.You will need to have a minimum functional skills level one and be working towards a level two and you will be required to attend a taster session.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Henley College Coventry directly.

Last updated date: 30 October 2017
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