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This course is ideal if you're keen to start to build the skills and knowledge you need to become a professional make-up artist.
Covering a wide range of skills, you'll train with our professional salon team and be based in our commericial salon Botanica, working on paying clients and your fellow students.
Through our network of employer partners such as Hilton NewcastleGateshead, City Retreat and Eve Taylor London, you'll understand what it takes to be successful in this fast-paced, competitive industry and take part in exciting work placements.
You'l study the following units:
Throughout the course, we'll monitor your progress and provide constructive feedback to help you to improve where needed.
We'll measure your skills and knowledge against nationally recognised standards specific to the beauty sector.
We assess you in a range of ways including practical tasks in our salon
Botanica, projects from which you'll create a portfolio of evidence written
coursework and assignments and one end of year exam.
Final assessments will be carried out by an external representitive from the awarding body.
All courses are delivered by highly skilled and experienced teaching staff who design their sessions to accomodate all styles and abilities of students where possible.
Our network of employer partners and professional brands includes:
Working with these employers means you learn the most up to date techniques and we're able to source brilliant work experience opportunities.
All practical sessions are taught in our on site commercial salon Botanica which houses two hairdressing salons, a beauty suite, barbering space, nail bars and dedicated make-up suite.
You'll use a professional make-up kit to work on paying customers and fellow students.
Check out how we are embedding sustainability throughout our hair and beauty courses:
Whatever support you need, we’re here for you and will make sure you get the
most out of your time at college.
have expert teams in place to look after every single one of our
specialist teams can help with:
After the course you can progress onto our Level 3 in Media Make-up Artistry, secure an apprenticeship or step into employment.
Fast track to an apprenticeship
You can start on this programme and fast track to an apprenticeship once you’re ready and a vacancy becomes available.
Sign up to our apprenticeship alerts and we’ll keep you up to date with all the latest vacancies.
Plus our team will help you with your CV or application and help you prepare for interview.
Four GCSE grades at 4 or above or a Level 1 in Beauty Therapy.
Plus an informal interview with a member of our teaching team and a practical skills test.
You'll need to buy a uniform and a professional kit.
We'll let you know the prices during the application process and help you to source these items through our preferred suppliers, ensuring you get the best value for money.
Funding support is also available to those who meet the eligibility criteria. Ask us for more information at out enrolment events.
This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.
Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.
For one to one advice, contact our friendly team who will assess your individual circumstances and give you the right information. You can contact them on 0191 490 2246, [email protected] or via Live Chat. Or pop along to one of our Enrolment Events.