Hair and Media Make-up — VRQ Level 2 Diploma

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Course information

Would you like to learn how to apply Make-up and style hair for fashion, beauty, editorial looks?
Level 2 Hair and Make-up is a one year course designed for those with little to no experience, who want to gain the knowledge and skills required for a career in the Make-up industry. This enables learners to progress to level 3 Hair and Make-up.
Under the guidance of creative and diligent tutors you will gain the practical and theoretical knowledge to create beautiful Make-up and hair designs.
Units covered:
• 201 Working in beauty related industries
• 202 Follow health and safety practice in the salon
• 203 Client care and communication
• 209 Apply make-up
• 210 Provide lash and brow treatments
• 212 Create an image based on a theme
• 220 the art of photographic make-up
• 221 Body art design
• 223 Apply skin tanning techniques
• 226 The art of colouring hair
• 310 The art of dressing hair
This course if fast paced creative and delivered to strict time scale. You will need to be highly motivated and be able to work positively as a member of a team and independently.


VRQ Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up

This course leads to...

You will be qualified to gain employment as a Make-up artist within the beauty and fashion industry. You may also wish progress onto Level 3 Media Make-up and hair.

Entry Requirements

All methods are selected to meet the levels and ability of each individual student.
It is desirable but not essential to have GCSEs at grade C or above within Literacy and Numeracy, or successful completion of a Level 1 course in a related subject area.
Prospective students may be asked to sit an initial assessment to determine their current levels of literacy and numeracy, if they do not fit into the above category.
It is essential that applicants demonstrate an appropriate level on inter-personal skills at interview as this is a customer focused industry.

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Further Information...

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Course ID: 158748

Course Year: 19/20

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £15,736 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

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