Course Details

  • Do you want to learn how the likes of RuPaul, Trixie Mattel and Gothy Kendoll create their drag looks? This short course will give you the skills for all areas of drag artist hair and make-up including:
    • Make-up for drag
    • Hairstyling for drag
    • Colour choice
    • Application techniques
    You will learn to follow health and safety practice in the salon, as well as understand the client consultation process and gain lots of product knowledge.

    This course will run from Wednesday 29th April 2020 for 4 weeks Wednesdayto 27th May.

  • No experience is required for this course, however students are expected to have good listening and communication skills as well as a positive attitude to work.

  • You will build a small portfolio of evidence and be assessed through practical assessment and knowledge questions.

  • Upon successful completion of this qualification students can advance their Hair and Beauty skills by enrolling on one of our many short courses or progress on to Level 2 Make-up.

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  • The cost of this course is £250.00. If you have any further queries, please contact us on 03333 222 444 or

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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