Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up

Ref: C3845546

This is a vocational qualification that will prepare you for further study at level 3 within the hair and media make-up sector. The units provide a sound basis for further study. The three mandatory units cover the art of photographic make-up, health and safety and how to create an image based on a theme. There is also the opportunity to select optional unites e.g. dressing hair, skin tanning, body art, themed face painting, plaiting and twisting hair, colour hair using temporary colour, shaping and colouring eyebrows, apply make-up, instruction on make-up application, provide nail art, provide eyelash perming, shampoo and condition the hair and scalp, along with client consultation services.

Additional information about this course

The VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up Studies is a vocational qualification. The three mandatory units cover the art of photographic make-up, health and safety and how to create an image based on a theme. There is also the opportunity to further develop understanding and skills by selecting optional units, which include; dressing hair, skin tanning, body art, themed face painting, plaiting and twisting hair, plus many more. Throughout this qualification a learner will develop its knowledge and understanding of the skin, health and safety, hair and media make-up products and equipment, a range of technical skills enabling to prepare the skin and apply a variety of make-up products, using different techniques. A learner will also develop a range of basic technical hairdressing skills.

Course aim

This qualification develops knowledge and skills to prepare for employment in the hair and make-up sector of the beauty industry. Learners will have their skills assessed in real working environments.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of health and safety
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the skin
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of media make-up products and equipment
  • Develop a range of technical skills enabling to prepare the skin and apply a variety of make-up products, using different techniques
  • Develop a range of basic technical hairdressing skills

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • You will also need access to the internet outside of your sessions. You could do this using a smart phone, tablet, laptop or a desktop computer (at home or through a library etc.).

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

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Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up

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Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. You must be a resident of Greater Manchester in order to attend this course. Click here to learn more about government funding changes. If you don't know whether you are a resident of Greater Manchester, you can check your postcode here:

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions
  • I declare that the address I have provided is correct and that I will provide evidence of this and my eligibility to live and work in the UK

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