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Course overview

The aim of this course is to provide a programme of training leading to a nationally recognised professional qualification for individuals who would like to work within the TV, media & make-up industry.
During the course you will cover a wide range of units including health and safety, client communication, apply air-brush make up to face, camouflage make-up, media make-up, fashion and photographic make-up, style and fit postiche, apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps, bridal hair styling and fantasy hair design for performers.
Industry placement is a significant part of the course and helps you gain the experience and confidence you need to go into the workplace.

What else do I need to know?

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

What are the entry requirements?

You will need a Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up or alternative Make-up qualification and maths and English at appropriate levels.

How is it assessed?

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 at the end of certain units by online test.

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 leads to career prospects in the make-up and beauty industry and also enables you to progress to other courses at University.

How do I find out more?

Contact Mel Tench by emailing at
mel.tench@nscg.ac.uk for further information.

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