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Hair and Media Make-up

Course Code: MUAPT

Level: 2
Subject area: Hair & Beauty
Awarding body: VTCT
Qualification: Diploma
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5.30pm - 9.00pm

About the course

This is the perfect all-round hair and make-up course to introduce you to a wide range of skills used within the make-up industry. The qualification will prepare you for a move into the world of makeovers to create a variety of looks for photographic, bridal or prom to name but a few.

Throughout the qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the skin, health and safety, hair and media make-up products and equipment. You will develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin and apply a variety of make-up products, using different techniques. You will also develop a range of basic technical hairdressing skills

What you'll learn

The course includes the following units:

  • the art of photographic make-up
  • health and safety 
  • create an image based on a theme
  • consultation for hair services
  • shampoo and condition 
  • the art of dressing hair
  • plaiting and twisting
  • apply makeup
  • themed face painting 
  • body art.

Each unit will be assessed through a variety of online exams, written assignments and practical observation. 

What's next?

Upon successful completion you can embark on a career within the hair and make-up industry on either an employed or self-employed basis. You can choose to further your learning via enrolling on to a level 2 hairdressing course or a level 2 beauty therapy course at the College in order to gain further knowledge in these areas. 

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: MUAPT

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £500

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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