Media Make-up (Diploma Level 2) at New College Swindon
VTCT Level 2 Diploma in hair and Media Make-up is a visual and exciting course giving you a taster into the world of a makeup artist. This is suitable for all students who have a passion for Fashion, TV, Film and Theatrical Make-up, as well as an interest in Art & Design. You will be involved with lots of exciting, highly practical projects, live briefs, competitions, shows and lessons throughout your course.
Media make-up is a rapidly growing profession within the film, industry TV and theatre, media, fashion and photography industries. There are increasing career opportunities, while new demands challenge the profession to high levels of creativity and expertise.
The units are as follows:
The art of photographic make-up
Follow health and safety practice in the salon
Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector
The art of dressing hair
Body art design
Provide nail art
Themed face painting
Plaiting and twisting hair
You will need the minimum of 4 GCSE’s at grade D or above including English language and maths. You could be asked to do an art based qualification alongside your course. All students must be over the age of 16. You will be invited to attend a portfolio interview with the course leaders.
All units are assessed in a variety of ways : performance portfolio, sketchbooks, essay-writing, report- writing & presentations and tested assessments.
This course gives you progression options such as the Level 3 BTEC Production Arts (Make-up) course.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Swindon directly.