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Hair Media Make-Up Level 3 Diploma at Harrogate College

Course description

Students are required to be a good communicator and have some artistic flair t work in the creative make-up and media industry.  This course links hair, fashion and photography together.  Students will gain skills and knowledge that is desirable in the industry and aid you to progress as a professional stylist/make-up artist.

Course content

Harrogate College caters for all levels and offers a great range of facilities in our onsite hair and beauty salon, Ambitions. 

Key areas of study:

• Working with colleagues within the beauty related industries
• Creative hairdressing skills
• Fashion and photographic make-up
• Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps
• Media make-up

Entry requirements

GCSEs Grade A-C in Maths & English or a Level 2 Hair or Beauty Qualification. A one-to-one interview and skills test will take place as part of the selection process.


Course assessment is continual throughout.  Evidence is achieved through practical observation assignmnets, oral questions and exams.

Future opportunities

Students will build a portfolio of work which can be used to gain employment into industry such as a session stylist or make-up artist either in film or theatre, or entry to University.

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.

Last updated date: 15 April 2016
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    • Harrogate College offers you a wide range of exciting courses to enable you to reach your career potential. The College has a reputation of offering a range of vocational opportunities meaning that you can choose a course that’s right for you, which will develop skills that today’s employers are looking for.

      Working with local businesses and organisations provides students with the opportunity to work on live projects to demonstrate ‘real’ work experience and develop your Curriculum Vitae as well as gain a nationally recognised qualification.

      The College provides outstanding student support including careers advice, course information, guidance and support, and counselling, there is always someone available to listen and help you. Harrogate College also offers a range of social activities designed to help you make the most of your leisure time while you study at the College.