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Media Makeup & Special Effects (Level 3 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
  • Start Date
    12 Sep 2022
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    33 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Fees must be paid at the time of enrolment, or arrangements should be put in place to pay by instalments. The full fee includes tuition, registration and examination fees (where relevant). Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a reduced (concessionary) fee. Reduced fees are applied to the cost of tuition only. Failure to enrol before the Awarding Body deadline may result in you incurring a late fee.

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: City & Guilds Level 3 Combined Award in Media Makeup & Special Effects Ref D155
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 12/09/2022
    (Mon:1:00PM-5:00PM /)
    Full £211.00
    Concession £84.00
    Examination £95.00
    Materials: £150.00

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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