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Theatrical and Media Make-Up (Level 4) - Full-time

Hair And Beauty 3

Course outline

This course is perfect if you’re wanting to further advance your knowledge and skills in the hair and beauty sector and to specialise in the theatrical and media make up areas. This course is ideal for experienced and qualified make up artists who work unsupervised, possibly in a supervisory or managerial role and have a high level of relevant knowledge and skills.

You’ll learn subject areas including: 

  • creating and presenting a design plan in the fashion
  • theatrical special effects
  • media make up industry
  • research in the fashion
  • theatrical, special effects and media make up industry
  • applying prosthetic pieces and bald caps 
  • creating and casting small prosthetic pieces and bald caps

You can expect to cover a wide range of advanced skills and knowledge required for advance techniques used within the theatrical and media make up industry. This course is practical based and assessment is in a realistic working environment.

This course is based at the Clarendon Campus.

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Level 4 Diploma in Management Practice and Advancement Techniques in the Hair and Beauty Sector - Theatrical and Media Make-Up


1 year

Level Level 4
Entry requirements

You’ll need to have successfully completed a Level 3 Theatrical and Media Make up course including English and maths.


Choose to follow with a degree in a Level 5 Diploma in Management Practice and Advanced Techniques in the Hair and Beauty or make up Sector.


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