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Media Makeup & Special Effects (Level 3 Combined Award)

City and Guilds
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Course Overview

This course covers specialist makeup procedures such as; media makeup & special effects, Create & Cast small prosthetic pieces & Bald Caps, Face & Body Art and Airbrush Makeup, creating a wide range of specialist creative makeup looks. Participation in live photoshoots and events is included to develop the skills required to work as a specialist media make-up artist. It is suitable for those working in the beauty industry, fashion industry and Performing Arts industries wishing to up-skill OR for those who simply have an interest in media and special effects make –up
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    33 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

This course may be available again from September 2024

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: City & Guilds Level 3 Combined Award in Media Makeup & Special Effects Ref D145
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date:
    Full £211.00
    Concession £84.00
    Examination £95.00

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

No prerequisite qualification required

Additional Information

On successful completion of this qualification you could progress directly into employment in a variety of contexts including specialist makeup/ beauty salons, TV/Film, Independent/self-employed/mobile/home based settings, work as a media makeup MUA. Students who do not hold a qualification in health & safety will be required to undertake a small unit in health and safety related to the area of study, Kit information and details will be given to all students prior to course commencement Makeup retail companies


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