Course overviewLevel 3 Diploma in Hair Artistry and Media Make-up City of Bristol College
This course is for students who have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in media make-up and now wish to further their skills and learn advanced techniques in creatively styling hair, body art, fashion and photographic make up, airbrush make up, camouflage make up and applying individual lashes.
As part of this course, you are also required to complete an Industry placement to support your skills and personal development.
After this course, you may progress to university or enter employment in the industry.
Dates and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|LMF1274D01-1||06/09/2023 - 21/06/2024||1 years||Groups (mixed days)||12.50||09:15||SBSA and Construction Centre||Apply|
|LMF1274D01-1||04/09/2024 - 20/06/2025||1 years||Date/Day(s) Being Finalised||12.50||09:15||SBSA and Construction Centre||
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Who is this course for?
This course is for students who have already achieved a Level 2 qualification in media make-up and are aged 17 – 18.
What you'll learn
You will learn how to creatively style hair, design body art, apply fashion and photographic make up, airbrush make up, camouflage make up and apply individual lashes.
You will need to complete online exams, written assignments, live practical assessments as well as complete sketchbooks and design plans.
Course entry requirements
You will have achieved a Level 2 media make-up qualification, GCSE grade 3 (D) in Maths and GCSE Grade 4 in English.
Evidence of excellent attendance and punctuality.
You will need to have excellent personal hygiene and confidence in working on others and in fast-paced environments.
You will need to be prepared to have your hair and make-up styled on a daily basis. Creativity and artistic skills are preferred. Uniform (all black) is compulsory.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
You will learn from our experienced and supportive teachers through a mix of classroom work, practical activities and competition work.
Assessments are carried out as practice (pre-observation) assessments and final assessments, as well as theory exams and assignments. You will also take part in work experience whilst studying.
Future career and study opportunities
Our next steps are to progress to university, there are UCAS points associated with this qualification, and you will be supported with your applications.
You will be qualified after completing this course to work in the media and fashion make-up industries.
As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, you may likely need to pay for travel and stationery.
You must purchase a make-up kit and a black ‘make-up artist’ hoodie. The cost for these is approx. £500 but does vary each year.
We take part in several competitions and trips, and these will also incur a cost which will be explained to you when you attend your course.
If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Support Funding Bursary.
For guidance on which career path to take, to explore career options related to our courses, find out which careers are in demand, and then get the training you need.