Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-up Diploma – Level 3 – C&G


This programme of study will be of interest to you if you have a passion for make-up and wish to have an exciting career in TV, film and make-up artistry.

The Programme includes units covering:
-Health and safety
-Working in the industry
-Face and body art
-History of make-up and hair
-Photographic make-up colour and black and white
-Airbrush make-up
-Media make-up
-Style and dress hair
-Bald caps

Each unit is assessed through exams and practical assessments.

Included in this programme we have industry guests from MAC, Illamasqua and ArtDeco. There are related visits to GMEX Manchester, Clothes Show and World skills challenge. You will also take part in Industry workshops to help improve your skills.

Five GCSE’s at Grade 4 (C) or above including Maths and English. Level 3 students who do not achieve a grade 4 in English and/or Maths will study a GCSE in the subject(s) as part of their study programme.

On successful completion of the course you could progress to University to specialise in an aspect of make-up such as prosthetics, fashion, wigs etc. or employment with make-up companies.

Start Date: 3rd September 2018
End Date: 28th June 2019
Duration: 1 year
Location: EP Campus
Course Description: Level 3 Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-Up


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