Theatrical and Media Makeup - Level 3

This course will give you the opportunity to learn and develop make-up, wig and hair skills, and gain the knowledge and skills needed to work in film, theatre and TV.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is by various methods including practical observation of make up looks, group assessment on various themes, external written exams and graded synoptic assessment.

You will need to compile a portfolio of evidence.

What do I need?

You will need to achieve at least 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English.

Alternative Requirement: a Level 2 qualification in Hair & Make-Up Artistry or related qualification may also be considered.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College - a range of HNC/D, Foundation Degrees and professional qualifications
  • University - related degree in Theatrical, Media Make-Up

Additional information

There is an annual residential visit to the International Make-Up Artist trade show in London and there are opportunities to other trips and enrichment activities.

Work experience may include evenings and weekends at local theatres communities and services.

A kit and uniform will be required.

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