Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up Level 3

Course code: HFAM100P

Subject area: Beauty Therapy & Makeup Artistry

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 3

Course details

9:00am - 5:00pm

Monday to Friday

11th Sept 2023 - 5th Jul 2024

Abingdon Campus

Contact details

01235 555 585

This programme has been specifically designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills in order to work as a make-up artist. Your skills will be developed to an advanced level through a variety of techniques in the following units: media, fashion and photographic, camouflage make-up, airbrushing techniques, face and body art, fit prosthetics, bald caps and postiche. In addition, there will be opportunities to study creative hairdressing skills and students will be expected to become involved in competition work.

This exciting course one year course at the Abingdon campus is a practically based course and you will receive ongoing assessment on your practical skills. There will be theory which underpins the practical knowledge. In addition to your study programme, you will be required to undertake work experience within the Make-Up industry and keep a portfolio of photographic evidence.

We offer many different industry related enrichment sessions so you can gain lots of additional knowledge and skills whilst studying with us, these are vital to stay up to date in the make-up industry.

These are the units you will study over the duration of the course:
Style and fit postiche
Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps
Apply airbrush make-up
Camouflage make-up
Media make-up
Design and apply face and body art
Fashion and photographic make-up
Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
Client care in the industry
Monitor and maintain health and safety
Students can progress into employment or decide to further their studies by progressing on to Higher Education.
5 GCSES at Grade 4 including English or Maths, or a pass in the subject at Level 2 with a Grade 3/Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths.
In addition to the main course fees given below there is an additional cost for uniform, kits etc details of which are given at interview (Costs are given for guidance only.)

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £698.97

Total Cost: £698.97

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £3,345.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £698.97

Total Cost: £4,043.97

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £698.97

Total Cost: £698.97

On completion of this course you will receive the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up
You will carry out a range of practical assessments. You will collate theoretical evidence in the form of photographic portfolio evidence, assignments, projects, tests, demonstrations and presentations. This will all form part of a main project that you will work towards at the end of the year e.g. a fashion show.
You will learn a wide variety of skills throughout the course. As well as practical skills you will obtain a range of transferable skills including written and oral communication, team working and self-directed learning.