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Make-Up Artistry

  • 1 Year | Full Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 2 | Vocational

Course overview

Learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety. They will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to plan for and provide make-up applications, hair preparation services, fashion and editorial make-up and face and body painting.

Learners will develop their abilities to ensure continuity services are adhered to for make-up application and hair services, whilst developing abilities to produce a total look for competition work.

In parallel, learners will develop their communication and customer service skills, their awareness of environmental sustainability and their commercial skills, all of which are valued highly by employers. Problem-solving, team working and research skills will also be developed.

As part of your study programme, you will carry out treatments in ‘The Zone’ – our commercial salons – while you work on clients. You will need to work in the industry by carrying out a minimum of 35 hours of work experience, where you will learn about the latest trends and equipment to keep you up to date. Math and English will be incorporated within your programme if you have not achieved a grade 9-4 in Maths and English.

Learners will achieve units which include:

  • Health safety and hygiene
  • Make-up applications
  • Hair preparation services
  • Continuity planning for make-up services
  • Dress and finish hair services
  • Continuity hair services
  • Anatomy and physiology for make-up artists
  • Total look for competition work
  • Face and body art painting
  • Fashion and editorial make-up

Course highlights

  • Technical/ pratical skills
  • Employment ready in industry
  • Client treatments
  • Attend exhibitions/ events
  • Learn latest trends
  • 35 hours work experience

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Performing arts learners taking part in a show