Course Type: Full Time

Level 3 Media Make-up Artistry

  • Course Code BEAEAT006A
  • Start Date 2nd September 2019
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

If you would like to pursue a career in the beauty industry, specifically media make up, this course is for you.


This course provides you with specialist skills and knowledge which will equip you to seek employment or progression within the media make up industry.


You will learn:

  • Working in the film, TV and theatre industry
  • Create historical hair and make- up looks
  • Media make-up creative hair design
  • Fashion and photographic make-up
  • The creation and presentation of a look book and industry portfolio.
  • Body art
  • Camouflage make-up
  • Cutting and styling techniques for performers.
  • Avantgarde hair and make-up
  • Specialist bridal hair and make -up
  • Media Make up blogging


You will have the opportunity to work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. This practically based training is ideal preparation for gaining employment in the media make-up industry or further specialist study.

An interview is required and equipment is needed.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

You must have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in hairdressing and have previous experience in the hairdressing industry.

You will need to have gained a level 2 Qualification in Beauty Therapy.

Required experience

You will need to be able to present a portfolio of work.

This course is free to those aged 19 years and under.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced course fees. This depends on your individual circumstances.

If you already have a full level 3 qualification and are aged 19 or over you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or pay the fee in full upfront, minus a 10% discount.

You can get more information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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