Hair and Barbering
Hair and Make-up Artistry, Technical Diploma
Throughout this qualification, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology and health and safety. You will also develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to plan for and provide make-up applications, hair preparation services, fashion and editorial make-up and face and body painting.
You will develop your abilities to ensure continuity services are adhered to for make-up application and hair services, whilst developing abilities to produce a total look for competition work. In parallel, you will develop your communication and customer service skills, your awareness of environmental sustainability and commercial skills, all of which are valued highly by employers. Problem solving, team working, and research skills will also be developed.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed via two online examinations, usually scheduled for January and March. You will be assessed in your practical elements through graded end of unit examinations which contribute to your overall grade.
What could I do after this course?
As a hair and make-up artist, you could progress directly into employment in a variety of contexts, which include theatre, film, print media, photographic studios, beauty and/or hair salon, independent/self-employed/ mobile/home-based settings.
Whilst the primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare you for employment, you may choose to develop your knowledge and skills further by completing a specialist qualification at Level 3 including Fashion, Theatre and Media Hair and Make-up Studies.
Maths or English at grade 4.
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What our students say
Amelia Lee, Beauty Therapy L2
"Level 3 Beauty Therapy Tech Qual has been an amazing, intensive course full of opportunity, I truly believe I can now go on to be the best therapist I can be thanks to Weston College- I aspire to become a Senior Spa Therapist eventually moving my way onto lecturing young people like myself in what I am most passionate about."
Former school: Worle
Studied: Beauty Therapy L2
What next? Progressing to Elements Spa Boutique