Full-Time Media Makeup, Hair and Prosthetics Course
Level 3 Full Time Makeup Course
Professional Makeup Course
This full-time makeup course really is the course to rival all others.
This course covers all aspects of media makeup to allow you to work in whichever part of the industry you desire.
This year-long course will provide you with an internationally-recognised VTCT Certificate in Media Makeup, Hair & Prosthetics, allowing you to work within the industry. To help you to kick-start your career, we also include a professional photoshoot in our purpose-built studio to provide you with images for your portfolio.
Although it is not always possible, we encourage all of our students to participate in work experience to provide them with the confidence and experience they need in order to break into the industry.
Finally, not only will you gain the qualifications and experience you need to excel in your career, but you’ll also make some great friendships along the way – many of our ex-students have met some of their closest friends on our courses.
Course Dates & Info
Level 3 Qualification
Long-Term Payment Plan Tailored to You
Level 3 VTCT Qualification Included
Small Class Sizes
Hair Block & Kit Provided
Makeup Brushes Included
Three Days Per Week
21st September 2020
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
10am – 5pm
Click on the modules below for more information.
Unit 1 Covers the Following Modules:
- Basic Makeup
- Application of Bases/powders/concealers etc
- Eye Shapes, Eyebrows
- Lip Shapes & Colours
- Facial Contouring
- Nude Looks
- Beauty Makeup
- Makeup for Men
- Camouflage and Corrective Makeup
- Health and safety
- 20th Century Fashion Makeup for TV Film and Photographic
- Fashion/Editorial Makeup
- Looking at Lighting and Working on set
- Smokey Eye Makeup Looks
- Creative Makeup/Festival Makeup
- High-Fashion and Catwalk Makeup
- Colour Theory
- Design Sheets
- Portfolio Building
- Airbrush Makeup
- Wedding Makeup
SFX Casualty effects and basic prosthetics
Applying basic materials such as directly applied wax, gelatine and silicone. Including colouring, and finishing.
Wounds using applied prosthetic pieces, both gelatine and silicone. Including colouring and blending for a realistic finish on camera.
Bruising, Illness, death and shock.
Skin disease, Bondo Scars, dirtying down.
Applying eye bags and old age stipple.
Making and Applying plastic bald caps.
Making flat moulds and running silicone pieces.
Body Painting Using all techniques including airbrushing, hard masking, stencilling, free handing, blending etc
Unit 3 & 4
Character Make-up for Theatre, film and TV
Makeup for men and women in theatre.
Contouring, old age and facial hair.
Blocking out eyebrows and changing eye shapes.
Hair styling, basic blow drying, curling straitening, rollers (wet and dry) pinning, backcombing, use of tools and equipment, use of products.
Plaiting of all kinds.
Hair styling for Bridal
Hair styling for TV and Film.
Catwalk and fashion Hair styling, including Avant Garde
UNIT 5 & 6
Getting hair prepared and ready for a wig. Learning how to do a cling film wrap and
measurements to have wigs made.
Applying 3/4 wigs, toupees, wefts and hairpieces.
Blocking wigs and general wig care.
Knotting and basic wig making techniques.
Prepping and measuring techniques.
Applying beards, moustaches, eyebrows, sideburns on face. Measurements for having facial
hair made. Fitting a lace beard, moustache, sideburns and eye brows.
Applying and removing hair extensions.
Period hair and make-up
20th Century and historic fashions of hair styling and makeup techniques including 1920’s-
1980’s 18th century, Egyptian, Edwardian, Grecian, etc
Period makeup for Theatre
Period makeup for TV and Film
UNIT 7, 8 & 9
Industry studies You will learn all about working on the set of a TV program or film, a photographic studio and theatre production. Working to briefs, mood boards, continuity, set etiquette and Script breakdown…
Portfolio building, assessments and test papers.
Portfolio You will work on professional models and with a professional photographer to create several different looks for a professional portfolio. These images will be invaluable when you leave college.
Basic cutting and Barbering
One length cut,
One length bob and graduated bob
Health and safety.
We only have 8 spaces per course, so book today to avoid disappointment!