C&G Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects Hair & Media Make-up (3003-74)

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Course description

C&G Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects Hair & Media Make-up (3003-74):

This course is ideal for candidates who are passionate about a career in the hair and media make-up industry. Develop your skills further to work as a hair and make-up stylist on photo shoots, TV or theatre production. This will enhance your portfolio, while building your confidence and experience in both aspects.

Course Content

Course units include:

Media, special effects and camouflage make-up
Create full body art designs
Period hairstyles
Creative hair design
Fashion & photography make-up.

Study Methods

There will be group practical and theory projects which will work towards your final assessments. There will be a variety of guest speakers, visits/trips and demonstrations will take place throughout the course and the opportunity to attend master classes.

Students will need to complete work experience as part of the course and take part in internal and external competitions/shows.

How is the course assessed

Practical skills will be observed by the tutors and knowledge will be checked throughout the course using written questions and completed assignments.

Where next - Further Studies

Foundation degree course in media make-up, productions or any associated art degree course.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Counter staff for cosmetic houses such as Lancôme or Mac. Session stylist working on photo shoots, TV or theatre production.

Additional entry requirements

Level 2 qualification in Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy or combined. A trade test may be required along with a formal interview. .

Awarding body

City & Guilds

Course reference: C3DHMF (use this when contacting provider)

Course info
Start Date: Mon 02nd September 2019
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Hayes, UB3 3BB


36 weeks


Full time


Nationally recognised qualification


BeginnerIntermediate Advanced

This course might be free

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