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Level 3 Diploma: Hair & Media Make-up at LCBT

Course description

This course will teach advanced skills to those wishing to progress beyond Level 2 and give the creative and technical know-how to create some really stunning looks to build your professional portfolio and start you on the road to a Make-up or styling career. 

Course content

You will qualify in the following:

  • Fashion & Photographic Make-up (including monochrome & historical looks)
  • Media Make-up (including Special Effects Make-Up)
  • Airbrush Make-Up
  • Face & Body Art
  • Camouflage Make-up
  • Semi-permanent Lashes
  • Nail Art
  • Style & Dress Hair
  • Creative Hair Dressing
  • Self-tanning Techniques (for learners not taking English or maths)

Some students may need to study English and/or maths as part of this course.


Entry requirements

Level 2 Media Make-Up or Beauty Therapy Diploma or equivalent.  

Financial information

If you are aged 16-18 you will pay no tuition or exam fees, 19+ students may also qualify for full- or partial funding, depending on your circumstances.

Future opportunities

Progression & Employment

This course will let you progress to our Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Hair & Media Make-up, as well as give you the skills to start a career in the make-up industry. You will be able to find work on a make-up counter through our Job Shop, which has hundreds of vacancies. 

Further information


You will be taught in state of the art dedicated Make-Up rooms by our lecturers who have extensive experience in the make-up, film, TV and styling industries. You will also benefit from a range of enrichment opportunities including industry talks, and the chance to practice your skills in industry. 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 February 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 2 days a week for 8 months or 3 days a week for 5 months
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    • Customer Service
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 02072081300
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