Are you interested in becoming a make-up artist?  This course will prepare you to Level 2 in order for you to progress onto a Level 3 programme

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

After this course you will be advised to progress to Level 3 Diploma in Ladies Hairdressing or Level 3 Make up, Nail & Eye enhancement which would prepare you for a career in Make Up or as senior stylist.
The Level 2 qualification will qualify you to work as a junior stylist or an assisting make-up artist.
 

What jobs can I get? 

Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound experience, knowledge and expertise.

Working in our public salons and the makeup studio you will gain valuable experience in offering a professional salon service, including customer care, client consultation and professional treatments, in a realistic working environment.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs including English and maths grades 9-3 (formerly A*-D) and ideally a science grade.  Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification and have achieved a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and maths.

What about work experience? 

Work Experience will likely take place at local salons, and be one day a week, in addition to 2 week block placement.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
SGL2FD002H 08/09/2021 £90.00 £90.00 £1690.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 

Please call 01202 205205 or email enquiries@thecollege.co.uk

Students who may require assistance with the cost of the course should view the financial support section of this website.

Associated Costs 

Click below to download the uniform and kit lists.  This can be ordered direct from the suppliers.  Please DO NOT order any the following if you only have a condidtional place offered, and are awaiting confirmation of pending results.

L2 HMM Uniform

L2 HMM Kit

You will also need to wear flat black enclosed shoes (no trainers). You should also wear smart black trousers (no leggings or jeans)

 

Course content

Course Content 

The course consists of Mandatory and Optional units.

For students progressing from school, it would be advisable to choose cutting and colouring units as part of the options.
Mandatory Units

  •  Follow Health and Safety practice in the salon
  •  Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  •  Apply make-up
  • The art of photographic make-up
  •  The art of dressing hair
  • Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector 

• Client consultation for hair services
• Cut women's hair 
• Colour and lighten hair 
• Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
• Perm and neutralise hair
• Nail art application
• Themed face painting

You will also study functional skills/GCSE, English and mathematics, during your programme


 

More info

Start Day/Time 

September Timetable to be confirmed at interview or induction.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

VTCT

Curriculum Area 

Service Industries and Humanities - Hairdressing

More about the course 

A camera will be required (disposable if necessary) to record your work for your portfolio.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

Level 2 Diploma

Awarding Body 

VTCT