What is the course about?
This course is ideal for anyone with a real passion for make-up. This qualification focuses on providing make-up services for a variety of occasions, including day, evening, and special occasions. You will need to demonstrate that you can work with a variety of skin types and conditions. The qualification covers the application of a wide range of make-up products to different skin tones and age groups.
Why should I choose the course?
If you are interested in the make-up industry and would like to gain professional skills and knowledge, this could be the perfect course for you. The course is great for those looking to develop skills as a make-up artist and is suitable both for those already working in industry and those who are wanting to boost their confidence and gain tips and skills from a professional make-up artist.
Throughout the course you will take part in practical workshops, demonstrations, and theory-based learning to support your entry into the field of make-up artistry.
Our professional tutors have excellent subject knowledge along with many years of experience to share with you, helping you to progress into make-up.
What will I learn?
During this course you will cover the following topics:
- Skin preparation
- Day makeup (skin focused)
- Evening makeup (mastering the ‘smoky eye’ look)
- Special Occasion (bridal makeup)
- Applying flawless foundation
- Art of blusher, contouring, highlighting, and finishing
- Creating the perfect eyeliner
- Brilliant brow techniques
- Picking the right brushes for professional makeup application
- Basic health and safety
- Prepare the work area, according to legal, hygiene and treatment requirements
- Clean all equipment using suitable methods.
What will the course lead on to?
Upon completion, you may progress on to the VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Nail Technology or VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Beauty Specialist Techniques. We also offer a number of introductory courses across the hairdressing, media, and beauty sector, which you may wish to undertake to further develop your skills.
Are there any links with industry and university?
Our professional make-up artist/tutor will discuss all aspects of their specialist area, the world of work, and promoting yourself on social media.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if it is required and a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
By choosing to study at Warrington & Vale Royal College, you are benefitting from a first-rate learning experience. You will be learning in a real working salon and building up your skills using industry-standard equipment. You will learn from skilled tutors with extensive industry experience.
What are the entry requirements?
A basic level of English is necessary. You should have achieved a minimum of level 1 or equivalent.
What are my funding options?
For further information about funding, please contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
You will be required to purchase a basic make-up kit to use throughout your course. You will be provided with more details upon application.
Monday 23 May 2022
08:30 - 17:00
Warrington & Winsford campuses
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