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Hair and Media Make-Up Level 2 at Wiltshire College

Course description

This course will prepare you with hair and make-up techniques for a career in the media industry.

Course content

You will learn a wide range of hair and make-up techniques. You will develop skills in applying photographic make-up, dressing hair and create an image based on a theme. You will also learn tanning techniques, perm eyelashes, apply face paint and body art, as well as colour, lighten and plait hair.

Some of the units you will study include:
  • Working in beauty related industries
  • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
  • Client care and communication
  • Apply make-up
  • Provide lash and brow treatments
  • Create an image based on a theme
  • The art of photographic make-up
  • Body art design
  • Apply skin tanning techniques
  • The art of colouring hair
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Make and style a hair addition


Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade D or above (or equivalent) including English and Maths OR Successful completion of a relevant subject at Level 1.


You will also be required to have a satisfactory interview and good references.


You will be assessed throughout you time at college, through your work on models in Aspire and in work experience.

Written tests are on-line and Multiple choice.

A minimum of 3-hours a week home study is required.

The final qualification is a Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up.

Future opportunities

Upon completion you can progress onto further beauty or hair qualifications, or into the competitive industry of media and production.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 24 June 2016

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