Course Type / Attendance

Full Time

Subject Area


Start Date



City Campus


16-18 Year Olds



Course Level


Home / Course / Level 2 Hair & Media Make-up

Who is this course for?

This course is for 16-18 year olds who want to pursue a career for themselves in the make-up industry.

What do you need to apply for the course?

A minimum of two GCSEs at grade 4 including English Language and preferably maths. You will also be required to complete a skills assessment at the start of the course.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course covers the following areas of make-up

  • Working in the beauty related industries
  • Follow health and safety
  • Apply Make-up
  • Provide eye lash and brow treatments
  • The Art photographic make up
  • Body Art Design
  • Apply skin tanning techniques
  • The Art of colouring hair

Make and style a hair addition

How you will learn

You will learn through a variety of teaching methods including practical work in our purpose built fully operational salons using the latest equipment.

You will be assessed through a variety of techniques including an externally set knowledge end exam and an externally set synoptic end practical examination.

Where could this course take you?

There are career opportunities working as a make-up artist, in a salon, freelance, photographic studios and working as an in store Beauty Consultant.

You may also wish to progress onto a Level 3 Diploma in Hair media make up, Certificate in Beauty Therapy, Hairdressing or Barbering course.

What costs will you incur?

You will incur the following costs, which will be confirmed at the start of term:

  • Make-up kit
  • Small hair kit