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Media Hair and Make Up Level 3 Diploma at Banbury and Bicester College

Course description

Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Therapy Studies (Make-Up) (QCF) is a technical level qualification that provides the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as a beauty therapist specialising in make-up. This qualification is based on Habia National Occupational Standards and builds on existing knowledge and understanding of beauty therapy gained at Level 2, enabling learners to expand the scope of their technical skills to prepare learners for employment as a beauty therapist specialising in make-up.

Course content

This qualification is comprised of health and safety, client care and communication, fashion and photographic make-up and media make-up. Optional units to enhance the range of practical skills such as face and body art, airbush make-up, camouflage make-up, applying prosthetic pieces, and fantasy hair design.

The course is delivered in both theoretical and practical workshops building into an on line e-portfolio of written and observed evidence

Entry requirements

Level 2 Beauty Therapy, a creative flare and manual dexterity with an aptitude for colour and imagery

Future opportunities

• VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Salon Management
• VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 January 2016
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      • From the M40, leave the motorway at Junction 11 and leave roundabout onto A422.
      • Continue down A422 and leave roundabout onto A361, Southam Road. Turn left on A361 (Southam Road) on to Horse Fair.
      • Leave the roundabout onto B4035, West Bar Street. Follow West Bar Street on to Broughton Road and the main entrance to the campus is on the right hand side.

      The Banbury Campus is approximately 15-20 minutes walk from the train and bus station.