16-18: Vocational

Hair and Media Makeup (Level 2 City and Guilds Diploma)

Course Overview

Entry requirements

4 GCSE at grade 3 or higher, including English and Maths, or equivalent Level 1 qualification.


The field of Hair Styling and Make-Up Artistry is an ever expanding one and this qualification will develop the knowledge and skills that you need to enter this exciting and rewarding industry. The Level 2 Hair and Media Makeup course is ideal if you are interested in gaining a national qualification in Make-Up and would like to eventually pursue a career in the theatre, film or television industry. During your course you will be involved in many events including educational visits, open events, promotional events both in the college and at external venues, charity events, client salon sessions, student and class led events. There will also be guest speakers and industry training opportunities, competitions and a fantastic end of year show.

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What Can This Course Lead To

Upon successful completion of this qualification, and by meeting the required progression criteria, learners may progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, special effects, Hair and Media Makeup or alternatively the Level 2 diploma in Beauty therapy, both of which will provide you with further training and experience and equip you with the additional skills that are required to work in the industry.

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