Hair & Media Make-Up – Level 2

Our Level 2 Diploma will help catapult you into the work of media, hair and make-up; training to a high standard and gaining real life experience within the theatrical and media industry, our students are taught and coached through a vast variety of techniques and skills essential to make it in the world of media artistry.

Throughout this qualification, you'll gain valuable skills and develop your knowledge through activities by working with Kidderminster Fire Service recreating accident scenes and teaming up with our own Performing Art department here at the college.

The skills gained on this course will allow you to progress towards working in a diverse industry, ranging from fashion and beauty to theatre and special effects.

Providing a strong foundation for further study, this course is a must have for any aspiring make-up artist's CV!

  • What will be studied
    • The Art of Dressing hair
    • Nail art
    • Tanning
    • Face painting
    • Body art
    • Shampoo and condition the hair and scalp
  • What are the entry requirements?

    In order to be considered for this in-demand programme, you will need:   

    • 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grade 4 or above
    • Possess an artistic flair
    • Have excellent people skills
  • Where does this course lead to?

    Eventually, you can apply for a job as a:

    • Make-up counters
    • Commercial hair and beauty salons
    • Television/ film set
    • Catwalks/ fashion shoots
    • Product development, manufacturing & training
  • What qualifications will be gained?

    At the end of this study programme you will gain a Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up

  • How will this course be delivered?

    This programme will be delivered via

    • Practical workshops within our on-site salon Elements
    • Theoretical studies
    • Tutorials from our award-winning staff.

    The study programme is 2 days a week and also includes a 60 hour mandatory work placement.

    Classes generally run between 9am-5pm but may vary.

    Timetables will be given to all students during enrolment and induction week.

  • How will I be assessed?

    Students will have their practical hairdressing, make-up artistry and beauty skills assessed in a realistic salon working environment. Written assignments and online examinations are also used to assess learners' knowledge and understanding.

  • How to get a place?

    Fill out our quick and easy application form HERE

  • Other Information:

    Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Student Services on 01562 512003 or for more information.

    While on the course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson tasks, such as;

    • Pens
    • Pencils
    • Memory stick
    • Notepad

    A uniform and kit are required to complete your practical work and assessments, they can both be purchased from a supplier recommended by the department

  • Exam Board:
    • KC Level 3 Beauty Therapy
    • KC Level 3 Hairdressing


Start Date : September 2023 End Date : June 2024 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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