Hair and Media Make-Up

Diploma Theatrical & Media Make-up

Course Details

Subject Area
Theatrical & Media Make-up
Age Group
16 - 18

Harpurhey Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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The Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up is a qualification that has been specifically designed to enable you to learn both aspects of hairdressing and media make-up.

This qualification will provide you with all the skills and techniques covering the following units;-
Health and safety practice in the salon
Client care and communication in beauty related industries
Applying make-up
The art of photographic make-up
The art of dressing hair
Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector
Body art design
Client consultation for hair services
Cut women's hair
Plaiting and twisting hair
Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
Make and style a hair addition

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

You will be on a course where assessment of practical observations supports your programme of learning.

You will build a portfolio of evidence and assessed continually through practical assessment, exams and assignments.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will be able to progress onto either a Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special
Effects and Hair and Media Make-Up or any of the following Level 2 qualifications; NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy General, NVQ Diploma in Nail Services, NVQ Diploma in Barbering

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If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

Learners are required to purchase a kit (Learners will be given approximate costs at interview) and enclosed toe black shoes, with no heel.
If you're not sure about how to afford college, there are a number of support options that could help you. These include special grants and bursaries, reductions in fees, and loans just for education.

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Theatrical & Media Make-up

With Theatrical and Media Make-up at The Manchester College – the No.1 College in Greater Manchester for achievement* – we’ll help you learn to develop that power and gain skills in professional-standard make-up and special effects make-up.

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