VTCT Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up Level 3

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VTCT Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up Level 3:

This course is a qualification that has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills to an advanced level through a variety of techniques. You will study: applying airbrush make-up to the face (4 credits), camouflage make-up, media make-up, styling and fitting a postiche, fashion and photographic make-up, client care and communication in beauty-related industries, monitoring and maintaining health and safety practice in the salon, applying prosthetic pieces and bald caps, styling and dressing hair using a variety of techniques, and creating and casting small prosthetic pieces and bald caps. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills as a professional make-up artist working with performers to a high level of occupational ability to enable you to provide hair and make-up services in the media, theatre, performing arts, fashion and photographic industries. It also provides a sound platform for further learning.

On completion, you can progress onto VTCT NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy (General) Level 3, VTCT NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Massage) Level 3 or VTCT NVQ Diploma in Hairdressing Level 3. You can explore your careers in Hair design / Hair extension services, Beauty therapy salons, Spas or Theatre/film/television.

Additional entry requirements

Applicants need to have a level 2 qualification in Media Make-Up.

Awarding body

Vocational Training Charitable Trust

Course info
Start Date: Sun 01st September 2019


Huddersfield, HD1 3LD


1 year


Full time


Nationally recognised qualification


BeginnerIntermediate Advanced

More info: This course is free for students aged 16-18. Those ages 19-23 are eligible to pay a reduced fee. Students who are age 24+ or over will pay the full fee and may be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learning Loan.

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