VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up
Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including maths and English or Functional Skills level 1 or above.
You must demonstrate a keen interest in the industry and will be invited to attend an interview and obtain a positive school reference.
Future Study and Careers
Level 3 Theatrical and Media Makeup and level 2 Hairdressing or Barbering.
With this qualification you can apply for jobs in the hair and beauty industry, such as makeup and hair consultancy, retail and self-employment.
This intermediate course is for you if you have a passion for the makeup, hair and media industry and want to explore potential careers.
It can be a progression from the level 1 diploma in beauty therapy or hairdressing and for school leavers with the relevant entry qualifications.
Your course will be a mix of salon, classroom and workshop sessions that explore practical skills, working with employers and the local community and work experience.
Course content includes client care and communication, health and safety, working in the industry, creating a photographic image, cosmetic and photographic makeup, lash and brow treatments, makeup services, body art, skin tanning, the art of colouring and dressing hair and making and styling a hair addition.
You will hone relevant workplace skills such as client care, wider communication and commercial skills and problem-solving.
You will also complete maths and English qualifications to grade 4 if you haven’t got them, as they are essential in this industry.
Please note: There will be an additional cost for hairdressing uniform and kit at approx £450. The course tutor will be able to provide you with further advice and guidance about this.