What courses can I do after this?
Employment in related industry, freelance or counter make-up artist, Nail or Lash Technician in a commercial setting or progression to higher education to the Higher National Diploma (HND).
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 makeup studios you will gain valuable experience in offering a professional salon service, including customer care, client consultation and professional treatments in a realistic working environment.
You will have access to well equipped hairdressing salons and makeup studios situated at our Lansdowne campus in central Bournemouth.
To do this course you should have...
Sucessful completion of industry related qualification (in hair/make-up/beauty) and a minimum of 5 GCSEs including English and Maths grades 9-4 (formerly A*-C) or a Level 2 Functional Skill in English and Maths.
If you do not posess industry related qualifications, then we would recommend studying our L2 Hair Media Make up study program before embarking on this Level three program. This is due to the huge amount of advanced technical skills and knowledge required.
What about work experience?
You must complete a minimum of 45-60 days work experience during the academic year as decided by your tutor, which is likely to consist of 1 day per week and a block of two weeks. This is compulsory for 16-18yrs old, but 19+ there may be some flexibility with this.
International entry requirements
If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.
|Course Code||Start Date||Costs 16-18||Costs 19-23 (with concessions)||Costs 19+ (no concessions)|
* Please note fees are subject to change.
For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.
Click below to download the uniform and kit lists. This can be ordered direct from the suppliers. Please refrain from ordering any the following if you only have a condidtional place offered, and are awaiting confirmation of pending results.
You will also need to wear flat black enclosed shoes. You will also need to wear smart black trousers (no leggings or jeans)
Subjects studied include:
- Fashion & Photographic themed Make-up looks
- Creative make-up design for productions and industry demands
- Nail Art & enhancements (Acrylics, Gel polish)
- Lash Tinting & Individual Lash Extensions
- Use and Application of Tanning Products
- Promote and Sale of Products
- Client Care and Consultation
- Health & Safety of treatments
Students must be prepared to work on each other and experience all procedures listed above, and work on paying clients as part of the assessment process.
More about the course
You will need to have access to a camera (disposable if necessary) to show evidence of your work for your portfolio.