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Hair and Media Make-up (Level 2 VTCT Diploma) - Full-time

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Course outline

This course is perfect if you are interested in a career as a make-up artist and want to perfect your skills for a successful career in this highly skilled industry.

You’ll learn the basics to get you started as a professional make-up artist, learning about:

  • Facial structures
  • Skin tones
  • Body painting and contouring
  • Eye treatments
  • Photographic make-up
  • Dressing hair
  • Creating an image

You can expect to work with fantastic products and experienced industry-ready staff, and to participate in shows and events including your own photoshoot experiences.

You will be required to obtain a work experience placement as part of your course.

How to apply for this course

Apply online now for 2021/22.

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Location Date
The Lace Market

Start: 13th September 2021

Course code: C022906 / Q022908


Level 2 VTCT Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up


1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grades 9–3 (A*–D), including English Language and Maths – one of English Language or Maths must be grade 9–4 (A*–C). Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above.


You’ll complete a range of practical assessments and written exams and assignments, to demonstrate your skills as you progress through the course.


Choose to follow with further study at Nottingham College on our Level 3 make up course or Level 2 Hair/Beauty.

Additional information

You will be required to purchase a kit and uniform. Costs will be discussed at interview.

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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