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Hair, beauty and holistics - VTCT Diploma in Make-Up Artistry level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

If you would like to pursue a career doing makeup for theatre, retail, or as a make-up artist, then this is the course for you

Course content

There are lots of practical hands-on classes where you will learn:

• Monitoring and maintaining health and safety practice in the salon

• Client care and communication in beautyrelated industries

• Promoting products and services to clients in a salon

• Applying make-up

• Instruction on make-up application

• Applying airbrush make-up to the face

• Fashion and photographic make-up

• Designing and applying face and body art

• Camouflage make-up

• Media make-up

The purchase of a make-up kit is essential to the completion of this course. Personal appearance must reflect industry standards.

Entry requirements

A level 2 Beauty Therapy or Media Makeup qualification. English and maths to be discussed at interview. You should also demonstrate an interest or knowledge of beauty therapy and wish to take up a career in the industry.


• Observations of practical ability

• Photographs of work

• Treatment plans

• Written assignments

• External tests

• Mood boards

• Online learning

• Portfolio completion

Future opportunities

Working in industry as a make-up professional.

Further information

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: 06 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year


  • More information
    • The Huddersfield Centre opened in September 2013 and is fitted with state of the art equipment.
      The new centre offers:
      Nine floors of classrooms and workshops, gym, training restaurants, hair and beauty salons, mock air cabin simulator, student services, ATM machines, free wi-fi and much more.