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Theatrical Hair and Media Make-Up Level 3 at Bridgwater College

Course description

This course is for people who have a genuine interest in working in the media industry. This exciting new course has been designed to sit alongside an A Level for those who would like to progress onto Higher Education.

Course content

This course covers all aspects of Media Make-up that you would experience when working on Theatre Productions or on Film sets.

  • Fashion Photography Make-up
  • Media make-up
  • Design and apply face and body art
  • Monitor Health & Safety
  • Camouflage make-up
  • Working with colleagues within the beauty related industries
  • Applying Prosthetic pieces and bald caps
  • Airbrushing Make-up
  • The Art of Colouring Hair
  • Style & Fit a Postiche

Entry requirements

  • 5 GCSE A – C grades in Maths & English or must have successfully achieved a level 2 qualification
  • A successful interview


  • Written  course work
  • Practical assessment
  • Portfolio

Future opportunities

Upon successful completion of the course you can  progress onto a level 4 Media Make-up Qualification , Make-Up Artist, work as a colour technician  or progress onto Higher Education.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bridgwater College directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2016

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