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Make-up Artistry (City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate) - Full-time

Course outline

This course aims to provide you with a range of essential technical and practical skills and knowledge, which will start you on your career as a make-up artist.

This course aims to provide you with a range of essential technical and practical skills and knowledge, which will start you on your career as a make-up artist.

Topics include:

  • Principles of working in the make-up industry
  • Anatomy and physiology for make-up artists
  • Principles of researching, developing and showcasing designs
  • The art of applying make-up
  • Hair artistry
  • Creative make-up artistry

We work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of the training.

Nottingham College will support your learning by working with both local and national make-up businesses.

You can expect:

  • structured work-experience or work-placements within their business
  • your attendance at classes or lectures given by industry experts
  • employers input into projects and exercises, or are involved with setting assessments and examinations

How to apply for this course

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Location Date
Stoney Street
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Start: 5th September 2022

Course code: C036293 / Q036294

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Make-up Artistry

Duration

1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSE’s at Grade 9-4, which must include English and Maths.

Assessment

This qualification is graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.

To gain this qualification, you must successfully achieve the following assessments:

  • One externally set, externally moderated assignment
  • One externally set, externally marked exam, sat under examination conditions
Progression

Achievement of this qualification demonstrates to an employer that you have the skills and knowledge of health and safety, customer service and also have the necessary technical skills to be employed as a make-up artist.

This qualification could lead to a job as a make-up artist working in one of the following establishments:

  • Photographic studios
  • Department stores
  • Make-up stores
  • Salons

You could also work as a freelance make-up artist.

Alternatively, you could further your learning by progressing to a Level 3 Hair and Media Make-up course.

Additional information

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform. The costs for these will be discussed at interview.

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