Level 3 Media Make-Up Professional
Type: Vocational
Entry Requirements: You should be aiming for at least 5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above in a range of subjects, preferably including English Language and Mathematics, but at least one of these OR a relevant Level 2 Diploma with at least an overall Merit profile and GCSE English or Mathematics at Grade 4 or above. If you don’t quite achieve the entry criteria though don’t worry, we can discuss your options and will provide support to enable you to achieve your maths and/or English grades.
Start Date: Sep 2023
Course Overview

This is an ideal course if you are looking to pursue a career as a media make-up artist working within the media, performing arts, fashion or the photographic industry. It is very hands-on and will allow you to express your imagination and creative skills to the limit.

What will I learn?

• The Media Professional Transitions programme is made up of subject specific practical skills and relevant employability skills.
• You will develop key employability skills including commitment, resilience, initiative, confidence, and professionalism.
• You will also work on your maths and English skills.
• You will learn all the necessary knowledge and skills to become a successful media make-up professional and advance your current skill set.
• You will learn health and safety in the salon, cosmetic make-up science, media make-up, style and fit postiche, photographic make-up, anatomy and physiology for makeup services, airbrush make-up, cosmetic camouflage and false eyelash application.

How will the course be assessed?

• There will be formative and summative assessments throughout the year. At the end of the year you will sit a trade test style exam that will prepare you for further study or employment.
• Our Hair and Beauty and Media Professional students will have access to our state-of-the-art salon, and learn using modern up-to-date products, tools, and technology.

Materials and other information

• We are an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ College.
• Our students love being learners here and feel supported throughout their course, which enables them to thrive and succeed.
• We also have teachers who are experts in their fields, they provide our students with excellent knowledge and create positive and encouraging learning environments.

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