Make-Up - Level 2 (Part-Time)
Start Date: 5th September 2022
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Do you love to create striking looks and experiment with the latest make-up trends and products?
This part-time Make-up course is designed to equip you with the basic skills you will need to begin a career in the fashion and media make-up industries.
You will learn the art of applying make-up to correct and enhance, along with brow definition, lash application and spotlight sessions on current trends in promotional make-up. You will also learn tanning and skin finishing techniques to complete your skill-set.
Alongside your studies, you will have the opportunity to attend make-up masterclasses and workshops and even take part in trips to exciting destinations such as Make Up Forever Paris and Professional Beauty London.
There are no formal grade requirements for this course. However, if English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.
Full dexterity, good eyesight (with or without contact lens, glasses or other). Students with disabilities will be assessed on an individual basis to confirm their suitability for the course.
What will I achieve?
On successful completion of this course you will achieve a City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Make-up.
What will I learn?
working in the make-up industry
anatomy and physiology for make-up artists
researching, developing and showcasing designs
the art of applying make-up to correct and enhance
provide tailored eyelash and eyebrow treatments
How is the course taught?
How am I assessed?
Written projects and assignments
External online examinations
Where can I progress?
On successful completion of this course you can progress to Level 3 Media Hair and Make-up, a Level 2 in Beauty Therapy or a Level 2 in Hairdressing Techniques.
If you are aged 19+ the cost of the course will depend on your circumstances. Our support pages can help you determine your suitability.
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What can I do with a qualification in Hair and Beauty
Leisure and Sports Managers
- Ensures custody of all cash receipts and organises regular stock checks.
- Recruits, supervises and trains staff.
- Determines financial, staffing, material and other short- and long-term needs.
- Advises on the facilities available and promotes publicity in relation to shows, games, races, new theme parks, etc..
- Keeps abreast of new trends and developments in recreational activities and arranges exhibitions, theatrical productions, concerts, demonstrations etc..
- Ensures that facilities are kept clean and in good condition and that appropriate health and safety requirements are adhered to.
- Organises timetable of activities/schedule of programmes.
Median Salary£31,312 View more
Hairdressing and Beauty Salon Managers and Proprietors
- Ensures financial accounts for the business are maintained.
- Demonstrates, advises on and sells hair and/or beauty products.
- Checks and maintains any equipment, and ensures that all safety requirements are met.
- Undertakes and/or directs hair treatments and/or beauty therapy.
- Ensures clients.
- Provides clients with information and advice on styles and treatments, and resolves any complaints or problems.
- Controls the allocation, training and remuneration of staff.
- Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term needs.
Median Salary£23,711 View more
Beauticians and Related Occupations
- Maintains client records, sells and advises on cosmetic products and services, and ensures appropriate health and safety issues are addressed.
- Advises clients on diet and exercise to assist in weight loss and slimming.
- Recognises problems and refers clients to medical practitioners if appropriate.
- Performs specialist treatments for conditions such as acne, applies skin rejuvenation therapies.
- Applies make-up to hide blemishes or enhance facial features and advises clients on skin care and make-up techniques.
- Cleans, shapes and polishes finger and toe nails, applies nail extensions.
- Uses waxing, threading, sugaring and other epilation techniques to remove any unwanted body hair.
- Massages scalp, face and other parts of the body and carries out spray tanning.
- Discusses clients requirements, analyses and advises client on appropriate skin care, and applies treatments to the face or body.
Median Salary£18,575 View more
Hairdressers and Barbers
- Demonstrates, sells and recommends hair care products to clients and advises them on hair care.
- Ensures hair products are stored and used appropriately and observes relevant health and safety factors.
- Maintains client records and keeps up-to-date with new products, styles and techniques.
- Collects payment, arranges appointments and cleans and tidies salon.
- Shaves and trims beards and moustaches.
- Combs, brushes, blow-dries or sets wet hair in rollers to style or straighten.
- Cuts and trims hair using scissors, clippers, razor and comb.
- Washes, conditions, bleaches, tints or dyes hair and provides any necessary basic scalp treatments.
- Discusses customer requirements, analyses hair condition and other relevant features to define and advise on hair style.