City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate in Advanced Theatrical and Media Make-Up Techniques

This course is ideal for experienced and qualified make-up artists who work unsupervised, possibly in a supervisory or managerial role and have a high level of relevant knowledge and skills.

 

This is a one semester, fast-paced course ideal for anyone who would like to update or further their make-up skills.

Content

This course covers a wide range of advanced skills, knowledge and techniques used within the theatrical and media make-up industry and will develop your practical skills. As part of the course you will:

  • Create, design and present a design plan in the fashion, theatrical, special effects and media make-up industry.
  • Research in the fashion, theatrical, special effects and media make-up industry.
  • Create and cast small prosthetic pieces and bald caps.
  • Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps.

Our experienced staff are dedicated to the success of our students and will offer invaluable support every step of the way. Evidence for practical unis can be collected through your work in the industry and gathered over time for inclusion in your portfolio. This course is practical-based and assessed in a realistic working environment. Knowledge and understanding are assessed through assignments and online tests. 

Entry Requirements

Subject/level: Level 3 Make-up qualification.  In addition, applicants should have four GCSEs at grades A*-C to include English and Maths, or an alternative level 2 qualification in Numeracy and Literacy. Applicants should be proficient in written English and should be working in the make-up industry.

Applicants should be focused and committed to the course. 100% Attendance and punctuality for all sessions is a major requirement of this course as well as the completion of assignments, examinations and practical assessments to be completed for each practical unit. 

Duration

This course is a run over one semester. Attendance will be one day a week, with some units delivered through distance learning where you study at your own pace and, therefore, have the option to complete your qualification earlier if you wish to do so. 

Progression

Students from this course have the potential to progress onto university to study a Level 5 diploma in Management Practice and Advanced Techniques in the Hair and Beauty or Make-up Sector, or enter employment. 

Aditional Information

All students take part in enrichment activities during the semester and are able to participate in extracurricular events arranged by the College.

 

Students will need to purchase their own make-up kit and uniform for practical sessions (price TBC). For health and safety reasons, you will need to wear black, flat full shoes.

 

We are now starting to interview this course for September 2018 start. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss your interest in this course.

Campus: Kingston Hall Road

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