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Hair, beauty and holistics - VTCT Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up Level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

This is a technical level qualification for people seeking a career as a theatrical media make-up artist, providing hair and make-up services in the media, theatre, performing arts, fashion and photographic industries.

Course content

• Apply airbrush make-up to the face

• Fashion and photographic make-up

• Design and apply face and body art

• Camouflage make-up

• Media make-up

• Style and fit postiche

• Create and cast small prosthetic pieces and bald caps

• Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps

• Style and dress hair using various techniques

• Monitor and maintain salon health and safety

• Client care and communication

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

Entry requirements

Level 2 media makeup qualification and appropriate English and maths.

Assessment

• Observations of practical ability

• Photographs of work

• Treatment plans

• Written assignments

• External tests

• Mood boards

• Online learning

• Portfolio completion

Future opportunities

Working in the theatre, television. TV, as a makeup professional / Progression to HE.

Further information

info@kirkleescollege.ac.uk

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: 28 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

Venues

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    • 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.