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Vicky Kielthy and team, Hair and Media Make-up

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Hair and Media Make-up

Ignite your passion for hair and media make-up with work in areas of theatrical, fashion, TV, photographic make-up and make-up retail.

You will gain real experience working on live projects and client briefs as well as entering competitions.

Our Courses

These one-year courses will give you a recognised qualification that demonstrates your knowledge, creative skills and understanding of the industry.

Level 2 is a one year programme and contains:

  • The principles of working in the make-up industry
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Researching, developing and showcasing designs
  • The art of applying make-up
  • Hair artistry
  • Creative make-up artistry

Level 3 can be a starting point or a progression route for a career in theatrical and media make-up depending on qualifications on entry. It is a two-year programme and covers:

  • Working in the film, TV and theatre industry
  • The creation and presentation of a look book and industry portfolio
  • Fashion and photographic make-up
  • Media make-up creative hair design
  • Creative historical hair and make-up looks
  • Applying body art
  • Camouflage make-up
  • Cutting and styling for performers
  • Avant-garde hair and make-up
  • Creative make-up design for production and industry demands
  • Creating and applying prosthetics and bald caps
  • Special effects make-up
  • Create, dress and fit facial postiche
  • Body art for competition
  • Wig dressing and fitting
  • Make-up blogging

You will be taught at our Rochdale campus.

    Opening up opportunities...

    If you are not yet clear on your ultimate career pathway, then our Hair and Beauty course is an ideal qualification designed to develop your skills leading to a range of employment opportunities. It could be your exciting first step towards a career as a Hairdresser, Barber, Beauty Therapist or Make-Up Artist.

    Amber Kershaw
    My tutors really helped me progress and I left the college as a much more confident and professionally qualified person. If you’re passionate about something, stick with it and pursue your goals.

    Amber Kershaw

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