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Hair and Media Make-up C&G Level 2 Diploma at Northampton College

Course description

This course covers a wide range of make-up, hair and media techniques. The method of learning is by a mixture of practical and theory sessions. Your course may include one late evening a week. The practical and theoretical aspects you will study include: -Day, evening and special occasion make-up -Eye treatments -Photographic make-up -Body art design -Skin tanning techniques -Colouring and dressing hair -Image design -Client care and communication -Health and safety -Working in industry -Anatomy and physiology You will also study Functional Skills or GCSE English and Mathematics dependent on your results for these at entry. After successful completion of this course you could progress to VRQ3 Media Make-up, VRQ3 Nail technology or VRQ2 Hairdressing. Alternatively you may choose to seek employment in the industry.

Course content

This course is for students wanting to achieve a Level 2 make-up artist qualification, for those who wish to gain entry onto a level 3 programme, or for those wishing to go into employment.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade D or above or an appropriate level 1 qualification.


Through practical work, oral questioning, online and written exams and assignments. You will need to produce assignments to a deadline. All assignments will be word processed and submitted online. A portfolio of work is also required as supporting evidence.

Further information

We recommend you purchase the following items and ask you to be prepared to pay these costs when you enrol in September:- Text books – approximately £30.00 Uniform – Approximately £50.00 Kit - Approximately £400 To enhance this course we arrange trips to trade shows and offer extra optional courses which will incur additional costs and would ask you to allow approximately £50.00 to cover these. Ask your interviewer for more details.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 October 2016
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