Beauty and Makeup Studies level 2

Please note, this course information is for September 2021 entry.
The new admissions cycle for September 2022 entry will open in October 2021, and we recommend you check back for updates to course information.

This course will give you the opportunity to learn and develop makeup, basic skincare, nails & basic beauty skills.

During the course you will focus on the following components:

  • Health & Safety
  • Client Care & Communication
  • Basic Facial & Skincare
  • Makeup Application
  • Instruct on Makeup Application
  • The Art of Photographic Makeup

The folllowing additional units will make up the programme:

  • Lash & Brow Treatments
  • Nail Art
  • Body Art
  • Reception Duties
  • Display Selling
  • Anatomy & Physiology for Makeup Services

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed using a variety of methods, including practical observation of treatments, group assessment on a number of themes and end of unit tests. You will also compile a portfolio of evidence.

What do I need?

You will need GCSE English and Maths at grade 3 (grade D or above). Art/crafts and science subjects would also be beneficial. A level 2 qualification in a related subject would also be accepted.

Where can it take me?

Upon completion, you could progress to the Level 3 Theatrical & Media Makeup course or develop your portfolio with the Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy. You might also consider employment in the retail or fashion industries or becoming a self-employed makeup artist.

Additional information

There is an annual visit to The International Makeup Artist Trade Show in London, as well as other trips and enrichment activities.

Work experience is an essential requirement of the course and may involve working evenings and weekends at local theatres, community venues & professional concerns.

Kit and uniform will be required

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