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Media Make-Up Level 2 at City Skills Centre - Salford City College

Course description

At City Skills we have working salons equipped with industry standard equipment, to prepare students for future employability within the industry.

We look closely wit industry experts and brands to ensure that we are using the latest techniques, equipment and products. Our modern real-life working salons provide students with the opportunity to work on real clients. The salon is open to members of the public for great value haircuts, colours and beauty treatments using exclusive salon ranges. 

Course content

You will cover the following techniques and skills:

  • Period make-up
  • Natural, party, fashion and beauty make-up
  • Make-up for performers
  • Special effects such as casualty and aging techniques
  • Body painting
  • Airbrushing including HDTV
  • Business management and freelancing
  • Skills development and portfolio building 


You will be assessed by practical assessments, online exams and assignments. During your studies you will build a portfolio of evidence. 

Future opportunities

Media make-up students who sccessfully complete this course may choose to progress on to other make-up, prosthetics and animatronics techniques. Other students may choose to seek employment within the beauty, fashion, media or photgraphic industries. 

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: 09 October 2018

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