NSCG | Level 2 Diploma in Hair & Media Make-up
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Course overview

The aim of the course is to provide a programme of training leading to a nationally recognised professional qualification for individuals who would like to work within the beauty and make-up industry. During the course, you will cover a range of units including facial skincare, photographic make-up, make-up application, eyelash and eyebrow treatments, applying skin tanning, body art and nail art. Hair units covered are dressing hair, consultation, shampooing, plaiting and twisting.

The study programme will also incorporate industry placement to ensure that you have the breadth of skills required to progress to further/higher education, employment or an apprenticeship.

What else do I need to know?

You will need to purchase a uniform and kit before you enrol on the course. The cost of these items will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. You may be eligible to claim financial support for essential course materials, please see www.nscg.ac.uk/finance.

What are the entry requirements?

You will have 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above. However, if you have a keen interest in the subject and commitment to succeed, your entry requirements will be discussed at interview. The course is open to men and women from the age of 16 upwards and is predominantly aimed at students wishing to progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Make-up Studies.

How is it assessed?

This is a one year full-time course where you will learn through a mixture of practical and theory lessons. You are continually assessed throughout the course by building a portfolio of work. Practical assessments will be observed by your assessor on a selection of clients. External assessments will be completed with written papers.

What financial support is on offer?

This course is free for anyone aged 16 – 18. If you are outside this age group please contact 01782 254188.
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance

What can I do next?

Completion of this course can lead to progression onto the Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical and Special Effects Make-up.

How do I find out more?

If you wish to find out more you can contact Diane Hutchinson by emailing: diane.hutchinson@nscg.ac.uk

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