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Level 2 Diploma Hair and Make-up Artistry at East Sussex College

Course description

During this one-year course you will be able to learn about the art of make-up, everything from the techniques used in applying make-up to environmental sustainability.

Course content

You will learn how to apply make-up, learn about make-up preparation, continuity planning for make-up services, health, safety, and hygiene, and techniques to prepare models for fashion shoots and magazine editorial. You will also learn about anatomy and physiology and develop customer service skills throughout the course.

Units you will study during this coure will include:

  • Health safety and hygiene
  • Make-up applications
  • Hair preparation services
  • Continuity planning for make-up services
  • Dress and finish hair services
  • Continuity hair services
  • Anatomy and physiology for make-up artists

Entry requirements

4 GCSE's A*-D or points 4-9 Including English, Maths and science subject or Equivalent Qualification


You will be assessed throughout the academic year. You will have two exams and a graded synoptic assessment which will be held at the college but set up by an external examining body.

Financial information

£400 for kit and uniform and an additional £30 for trips

Future opportunities

Once you have successfully completed this course you will be ready to move onto our Level 3 Make-up course. You will also be eligible to become a member of the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) or Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT).

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: 30 January 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1
  • Course code: 11490

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