This qualification has been specifically designed to enable you to learn both aspects of hairdressing and media Make-Up. It will provide you with the skills and techniques to enable you to provide services to a high level of occupational ability. Students work collaboratively with media and performing arts departments, TV studios, fashion, media, external events, and with the close proximity of lead practitioners many students gain professional work skills in industry, which can boost assessment opportunities and broaden communication, styling and creative skills.
What will I learn?
Course content includes the opportunity to understand and experience a variety of techniques used in the world of media Hair & Make-Up through a creative and challenging curriculum and excellent facilities.
Throughout this qualification learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of the skin, health and safety, hair and media make-up products and equipment. Learners will develop a range of technical skills enabling them to prepare the skin and apply a variety of Make-Up products, using different techniques. Learners will also develop a range of basic technical hairdressing skills, which will prepare them for the next level of learning in this sector.
- Health & Safety
- The Art of photographic make-up
- Shampoo & condition Hair
- The Art of Dressing hair
- Plaiting and twisting hair
- Shaping and colouring eyebrows
- Apply make-up
- Body art design
- Create an image based on a theme
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed practically within the industry working environment, through written assignments, online written assessments and functional skills tests in English and Maths.
Four GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above, or equivalent.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Level 3 Hair & Media Make-Up, Level 2 Hairdressing, Level 2 Beauty Therapy or Special Effects. Working in salons, Make-Up counters, freelance work in a wide range of Hair and beauty job sectors
Students are required to buy a uniform and a Kit of Hair & Make-up equipment.