Level 2 in Hair and Make-Up Artistry

Level 2 in Hair and Make-Up Artistry

Course Information

Cambridge Campus, 03/09/2021
Level: 2
Start Date: 03/09/2021
Location: Cambridge Campus
Duration: 1 Year
Type: Full Time
Code: MV1DMM2
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The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Media Make-up provides you with specialist practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or progression within the make-up industry.

 

About the Course

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.

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 and 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.

Progression

The programme opens up career opportunities as a hair and make-up artist in the fashion world, television or other media areas, usually working freelance.  There are also opportunities available for progression onto Higher Education and further study either at HND or degree level, depending on prior experience and qualifications.

Achievement of this qualification could lead to a job as a make-up artist working in one of the following areas:
• Freelance Artist working in film, TV, fashion & bridal
• Brand Retail Artist

In addition to time spent in College you are expected to complete assignments and other work in your private study time either at home or in College.  Work experience is an important aspect of your skills development and will require evening and weekend work in hair and make-up.  You will be required to attend an evening session – the class will usually end by 8.00pm.

Entry Requirements

You will need 3 GCSEs at grade 3(D) or above, and 1 GCSE in Art at grade 3 (D), or successful completion of a Level 1 Hairdressing or Beauty course and subject to successful interview and assessment.

In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a Welcome Event/Interview.

Assessment

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

This qualification covers a very wide range of practical skills and knowledge required for working in the make-up industry.  Example units are listed below.

• Principles of working in the make-up industry
• Anatomy and physiology for make-up artists
• Principles of researching, planning and showcasing designs
• The art of applying make-up
• Hair artistry
• Creative make-up artistry

As with all our programmes, this course includes tutorial sessions and individual reviews, giving you individual time with your personal tutor.  You may also be required to study and achieve further qualifications in English and maths to assist in your personal development.

There will be optional extra-curricular activities at an additional cost.  These may include visits to course appropriate venues, professional workshops and residential visits.

You will also need to complete compulsory work experience as part of your study programme.

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