Hairdressing & Beauty

Hair & Media Makeup - Level 2 (September 2023 Start)

Start Date: 04/09/2023
Start Time: 09:00
End Date: 26/06/2024
End Time: 17:00
Day(s): Monday to Friday
Site: College Main Site


Course Overview

This programme will develop your skills and knowledge in the world of media hair and Makeup. You will cover units such as The art of dressing hair, Skin Tanning, Plaiting and twisting, applying makeup and the art of photographic makeup.

Work Experience & Industry Placements

Work experience of 60 hours is part of the programme and provides valuable experience in a real working environment. This can include supporting local schools, theatre groups and the college in productions and plays.

Qualification Gained

Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Makeup.

After The Course

You can progress onto Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical Special Effects and Hair and Media Makeup. You will need to pass a practical skills scan to gain entry.

What Will I Learn

You will learn all about the media hair and makeup industry, and learn skills that will help you create fashion , fantasy and Avant guard looks. You will also learn about preparation planning and working in the sector.

English And Maths

You will be required to hold a Grade 4 and above ideally in Maths and English to gain entry onto the course. If you gain a 3 in either English OR Maths and a 4 in the other we will consider your application.

Our Lecturers

You will be taught by lecturers who are highly skilled industry professionals

Teaching Learning and Assessment

You will be taught in a realistic studio environment and be assessed on all skills you develop through observation, on line exams and assignments.


You will have regular group and one to one tutorials with your tutor to support you.

Course Expenses

You will be required to purchase Kit and uniform and have the opportunity to pay for educational visits.

How Will I Be Assessed

You will be assessed in the practical salon environment on the skills you acquire . You will also be required to complete online work books, assignments and exams.

Entry Requirements

Ideally grade 4 or above in both English and Maths along with an artistic flair. We will consider your application if you gain a Grade 3 in either Maths OR English and a 4 in the other. You will also be required to participate in a practical skill scan in the first few weeks to determine practical starting points so placement of levels are suitable.

Required Experience

A passion and motivation for the Industry is essential. Have some basic makeup skills already and an artistic flair. Be willing to have your hair and makeup done by others and do work on models and peers.

How To Apply

on line