Course overview

Hair and Media Make-up Level 3 Diploma City of Bristol College

This is a full-time, one-year course which focuses on fashion and editorial make-up, body art and beauty treatments. There are UCAS points awarded for this qualification.

You will gain knowledge and experience through hands-on classes in a specialised make-up studio at our SBSA campus.

Dates and applications

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Hair and Media Make-up Level 3 Diploma SBSA and Construction Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LMF1274D01-1
Dates
11/09/2023 - 02/07/2024
Duration
1 years
Days
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
12.34
Start Time
09:15
Location
SBSA and Construction Centre
Fee
This course costs £3345. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LMF1274D01-1 11/09/2023 - 02/07/2024 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 12.34 09:15 SBSA and Construction Centre
This course costs £3345. If you are aged 16-18 and looking to study full time; you will not pay any tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, you may also be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

This is a full-time course for 16-18 year olds who have completed Level 2 Hair and Media Make-up.

What you'll learn

You will study:

  • Working with colleagues within the beauty related industries
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practices in the salon
  • Creative hairdressing design skills
  • Design and apply face and body art
  • Fashion and photographic make up
  • Apply airbrush make up to the face
  • Camouflage make up
  • Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques
  • Style and fit postiche
  • Apply individual permanent lashes
  • Provide self tanning

Course entry requirements

To join this course, you will need a Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up, and GCSE English and maths at grade 3 or above, or you may be asked to provide a portfolio of work to ensure your suitability for the course.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

The course is fast-paced, with a large volume of written and design work including assignments, practical observations and online exams. You will need to be organised and confident with producing work to deadlines.

Future career and study opportunities

After completing this course, you will be prepared for further study at university level or to work in industry.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. You will need to purchase your uniform (t-shirt and hoodie) and kit, to a total of £586.67. 

Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for. This may include things like study visits and visiting speakers. We will let you know in advance if there will be additional costs.

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

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