If you are looking to begin an exciting career in the make-up industry, and would like to eventually pursue a career in media make-up, photographic studios, department make-up stores, or salons gaining a national qualification, then this course is for you.
This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Make-up Artistry aims to provide you with a range of essential technical and practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the make-up Industry. These skills include carrying out services such as applying make-up and creative make-up artistry.
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Two GCSEs at grade A*- C (4 – 9) in maths and English or an equivalent qualification.
At Cornwall College, we recognize that applicants without these qualifications can often offer a high level of competence as well as life experience and we will therefore consider all applications on their merits alongside their qualifications. If you are 16-19 without the required grades, you will continue to develop your skills of Maths, English & Employability as a part of your study programme. If you are unsure as to whether or not you meet the requirements, please call the Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy department and ask to speak to the course manager who will be happy to discuss it with you.
This qualification covers all the core skills you will need to progress to further learning and training, or to enter the world of work within the make-up industry. You will study the following mandatory content:
- Principles of working in the make-up industry
- Anatomy & physiology for make-up artists
- Research, develop and showcase make-up and hair artistry designs
- The art of applying makeup
- Hair artistry
- Creative make-up artistry
You will attend theory sessions that will support the knowledge and understanding.
Candidates will also be expected to work independently producing research material, evidence and assignments.
Practical assessment will take place throughout the year and there will be an externally set assignment and theory exam.
On successful completion of the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Make-up Artistry you could:
- Progress into employment as a make-up artist.
- Progress on to the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Media Make-up Artistry.
- Progress on to the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Media Make-up Artistry
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.