VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up Studies


The Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up is a qualification that has been specifically designed to enable you to learn both aspects of hairdressing and media make-up. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills in both hairdressing and media make-up to a high level of occupational ability for a career as a make up artist.

What are the entry requirements?

Level 1 in Hair or Beauty Therapy with three GCSEs at grade C or above, grade 4 or above or previous beauty therapy or make-up qualifications.

What subjects will I study?

Units studied include:

? The art of dressing hair
? The art of photographic make-up
? Applying make-up
? Providing effective client care
? Following Health & Safety practice in the salon
? Colouring hair using temporary and semi colours
? Creating an image based on a theme
? Client consultation for hair services
? Body art design
? Shampooing and conditioning the hair and scalp.

Every full-time course will include a real experience of work. Maths and English form part of this course and will be assessed at the relevant levels.

How will I learn?

The course has been designed to meet various learning styles and it includes both the theory and the practical aspects. Various learning resources will be used to underpin the knowledge.

How will I be assessed?

You will be observed throughout the course by your tutor whilst practicing the skills learnt in class. All students will have to sit an end of unit exam for each unit to successfully complete the course.

What opportunities will this lead to?

This course provides a basic grounding for a career as a make-up artist or students who wish to work in television and theatrical productions. A natural progression route would be to progress on to a Level 3 course. Progression is based on aptitude and a successful interview.

How long is the course?

Full-time over one year.

Are there any additional costs?

There is a dress code of black tunic with red piping trim, black cardigan and black trousers for £70. (The uniform is to be purchased through college). Black flat closed toe shoes must be purchased independently.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us:
T: 01229 825017
E: info@furness.ac.uk

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