Course overview

Cosmetic Make-up Level 2 for adults City of Bristol College

This part-time, 16-week evening course, will give you practical skills and product knowledge in cosmetics. You will learn how to apply make-up and perform make-up treatments for friends, family and yourself.

The course will give you a good foundation if you want to continue your studies and are working towards a career in professional make-up.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for adults aged 19 and over, who want to develop their personal interest in make-up and progress towards a career as a makeup and media artist.

What you'll learn

You will learn practical techniques and the supporting product knowledge and theory about applying makeup for day, evening and special occasions, and also about eyelash and eyebrow tinting and application of strip lashes.

You will also learn about health and safety practices within a salon and the importance of good customer care and communication.

Course entry requirements

To join this course you need: 

  • GCSE Grade 3 (D) or above in Maths and English

or

  • Functional Skills Level 1 or above in Maths and English

or

  • to take an initial assessment and achieve a result of Level 1 or above in Maths and English.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This part-time course is taught one evening a week for 16 weeks. You will learn in our professional salons and treatment rooms, from expert teachers who have professional experience and industry knowledge. You will have opportunities to practice your skills on other students.

Your work will be assessed throughout the course using assignments, practical observations, a portfolio of work and online assessments.

Future career and study opportunities

When you complete this course, you could progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Fashion and Photographic Make-up to extend your knowledge and skills and progress towards a career in this specialist field.

Alternatively, you could join the Level 2 Beauty Therapy Diploma to broaden your knowledge and career opportunities.

If you wish to go directly into employment, typical roles include high street makeup counter assistant and freelance.

Additional costs

You will need to buy equipment and materials, including uniform which is approximately £32 as well as the cosmetic make-up kit which is approximately £100.

If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning. 

Fees and applications

Please hover over the ‘i’ button to find out more about course fees and applications.

Cosmetic Make-up Level 2 for adults College Green Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LGE0167A01-1
Dates
16/09/2020 - 03/02/2021
Duration
18 weeks
Days
Weds
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
18:00
Location
College Green Centre
Fee
This course costs £360. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Cosmetic Make-up Level 2 for adults SBSA
Bristol
Course Code
LME0167A01-2
Dates
10/02/2021 - 07/07/2021
Duration
18 weeks
Days
Weds
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
18:00
Location
SBSA
Fee
This course costs £360. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
Enquire Enrol
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LGE0167A01-1 16/09/2020 - 03/02/2021 18 weeks Weds 3.00 18:00 College Green Centre
This course costs £360. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.

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