Diploma in Theatrical Special Effects and Media Make-up Artistry
Type: Full Time
Subject: Hairdressing, Beauty and Complementary Therapies
Start Date: 31 August 2022
Fee: Please contact the Information Centre for fee information
Who is it for
If you have an interest in special effects, theatre and prosthetics make–up or would enjoy a career demonstrating make–up techniques for specialist companies then
the Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical Special Effects Hair and Media Make–up course
could be for you! We will provide you with all the knowledge, skills and experience
you need to become a successful make–up artist within the television, film, fashion,
theatre and music industry.
Interview Skills Assessment
You will be required to attend a Welcome Event – details will be provided upon application.
What will I need
Level 2 Beauty Therapy or equivalent qualification.
What is covered
There are two routes available to choose from: media make–up route or theatrical
special effects route.
Media Make–up route:
If you choose the media make–up route you will study modules including fashion/
photography, airbrushing make–up, special effects theatre and media make–up, prosthetics, camouflage make–up and body art.
Theatrical special effects route:
The theatrical special effects route includes modules such as cutting and styling
techniques for performers, avant garde hair and make–up, creating make–up design for productions and industry demands, apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps, special effects make–up, create, dress and fit facial postiche, and body art for competition.
How is the course assessed
By assignments, written tests and practical assessments with a portfolio of work submitted at the end of the course.
What can this course lead to
This course is ideal for a career in the theatrical make–up industry and if you
are passionate about working for theatre production, films, TV and media then this is the course for you.
Are there any additional costs
You will need to purchase a beauty kit and uniform – details of these will be given at