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Theatrical Hair and Media Make-up (Diploma) at Barking and Dagenham College

Course description

Ever wondered how the hair and make-up effects you have seen in film, video or photo have been created? This course will enable you to learn key elements of performance and image make-up, fashion and photography make-up and skin camouflage, including: - Media make-up (special effects) - Camouflage make-up - Fashion and photographic make-up - Applying prosthetic pieces and bald caps - Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon - Client care and communication in beauty related industries - Style and fit postiche (wigs, facial hair and hairpieces) - Apply airbrush make-up to the face You will also learn about the history of make-up, and begin to see where such skills can take you to TV, film or internet media for example. You will also enhance your customer service skills and team-work.

Course content

Ever wondered how the hair and make-up effects you have seen in film, video or photo have been created? This course will enable you to learn key elements of performance and image make-up, fashion and photography make-up and skin camouflage, including: - Media make-up (special effects) - Camouflage make-up - Fashion and photographic make-up - Applying prosthetic pieces and bald caps - Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon - Client care and communication in beauty related industries - Style and fit postiche (wigs, facial hair and hairpieces) - Apply airbrush make-up to the face You will also learn about the history of make-up, and begin to see where such skills can take you to TV, film or internet media for example. You will also enhance your customer service skills and team-work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barking and Dagenham College directly.

Last updated date: 26 January 2016
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  • Start date: Next September

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