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Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair & Media Make-up

The programme is designed to teach a range of practical skills with both make-up and hair.

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  • Subject Area: Hairdressing
  • Mode: Full Time
  • Campus: Weybridge
  • About this course

    The programme is designed to teach a range of practical skills with both make-up and hair. You need to be committed and focussed as this programme is very intense and fast paced and be able to promote yourself within Networking groups. During the course you will also be enrolled onto the tutorial, enrichment programme.

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    Where will I be studying?

    Brooklands College has specialist facilities for hair and beauty courses, linked to the on-site Inspire Hair & Beauty Academy on both campuses.  

    Course Details

    What modules are covered?

    • Basic airbrush skills
    • Media makeup
    • Camouflage makeup
    • Fashion makeup
    • Fashion & photographic makeup
    • How to apply basic prosthetics
    • Creative hair styling
    • Design and apply face and body art
    • Style and dress hair
    • Health and safety
    • Client care

    Who is the course suitable for?

    This programme is designed for learners that would like to work within the industry of Make Up and Hair Stylists within Fashion , Theatre, TV & Film

    How is the course assessed?

    Practical Assessment with specific unitised written assessment which includes mandatory test papers.

    Are there any extra costs?

    A uniform and specialised kit will need to be purchased (information will be given to you at interview). Visits may include: professional exhibitions, an international visit and a chance to take part in competitions and relevant theatre trips. Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.


    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    5 GCSE passes at grade C/grade 4 or above, ideally including English and Maths (some subject areas may require higher grades than grade C/4 in a specific subject), or for progressing students successful achievement of a level 2 vocational qualification.


    Next Steps

    Higher education or employment within the industry as a Make Up and Hair Stylists within Fashion, Theatre, TV & Film/ working as a make-up counter assistant.

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