Hair and Media Make-up Level 2 Diploma at Sheffield College
This is a 1 year full time course.
About the course
This is an intermediate vocational qualification which focuses on the underlying principles and practices of professional make-up.
You will study core and specialist units in how to apply make-up, instruct on make-up, art of photographic make up, body art design, eyelash and eyebrow treatments, hairdressing – art of dressing hair and colouring, create an image based on a theme, make and style – postiche, anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and communication.
Functional Skills lessons also form an important part of your course. This will include either maths or English to help you improve your skills in these areas. You will be given passwords for our online learning materials to support your learning.
You will be asked to purchase a uniform which must be worn at all times when in the salon. You will also need to have some key pieces of equipment that will be discussed when you come to the transition event. Those in financial hardship can apply for help from the college's Learner Support Fund.
There will be opportunities to go on trips relevant to the Hair and Make-up industry. Previous trips include: The IMATS Media Make-up exhibition in London, The Salon International and The Alternative Hair Show in London and The Clothes Show Live in Birmingham.
Will this course suit me?
You need to have some artist flair and an interest in both hair and make-up. You need to have physical stamina as you are often on your feet all day.
Level 2 Diploma in Hair & Media Make-up.
4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above including English Language
The course is assessed entirely by coursework therefore you need to have good time management skills and be able to work to targets and deadlines. Practical assessments will be carried out in the salon and make up studio following training and practice.
At The Sheffield College we will always do our best to support you through your studies, to make them as stress free as possible. We have a specialist support team who can give you all the advice you need on all things financial, including what might be available to you, so that you don’t go short and you can concentrate all your efforts into your studies.
If you meet the eligibility criteria we’ll be able to support you with free meals. You’ll get an amount of money that you can use within the college shops and diners per day. This will be added to your student ID card which you will just swipe to purchase items.
Students (including Apprentices) of The Sheffield College who live in South Yorkshire are eligible for a 16–18 Student Pass which entitles pass holders to cheaper travel on buses and trams in South Yorkshire. Pass holders are also entitled to half fare on Northern train services in South Yorkshire.
Learner Support Fund
If you are enrolled with us, you may receive support towards the cost of:
Books and materials
Uniform and equipment
Essential course trips
- DBS checks needed for your course (previously known as CRB)
UCAS registration fee and travel to interviews when applying for university
Where can it lead?
You could progress onto the level 3 Media Make-up course.
Why not come and see for yourself. Visit us on one of our open evenings and meet the people who will be teaching you, have a chat about what the course involves and look round our fantastic facilities where you’ll be learning.
Our City, Hillsborough, Peaks and Olive Grove campuses will be open on the following days:
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.