Level 3 - Production Arts (Make-up)

We love the exciting world of prosthetics and make up for special effects, stage/media and photographic work. There is a wealth of opportunity for Make-up Artists to travel the world, work on remarkable projects, work with amazing people and design fantastic pieces of work.  This course will allow you to develop the skills you will need to move into the Special effects Make-up for Stage/Media, Photographic make-up and Hairstyling industry. You will have the opportunity to explore your potential  in special effects make-up, through creating and applying prosthetics, air brushing techniques and fantasy hair design on this highly practical course.

 

Course Content

Areas studied on the course may include:

 

  • Production Arts Workshop
  • Make-up application skills and creative uses in performance
  • Make-up for performers
  • Special effects make-up
  • Making prosthetics and their use
  • Fantasy hair design for performer
  • Developing work skills

 

Work experience is an essential element of this course and you will be encouraged to take part in a variety of industry related opportunities throughout the year.  Working collaboratively across college and supporting local productions will also be a compulsory element of this course. 

 

Entry Requirements

This Diploma is suitable for applicants who have:

 

  • Four GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above, (or equivalent L2 qualification) including Maths or English
  • All applicants will be interviewed to assess suitability for this course, you are welcome to bring any portfolios/images/photographs of independent work you may have already created that supports your interest in this subject
  • All applications will be subject to a satisfactory reference

 

Applicants also require a good level of computer skills, access to the internet and a genuine interest in the special effects make-up industry.

 

Duration

 

One year programme – September start. Attendance is two/three days per week at College.

 

Progression

 

On successful completion of the Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Production Arts – Make Up, students may continue onto the L3 Diploma in Production Arts.  Some mature students however may be able to progress from the Subsidiary Diploma onto our L4 HNC Make-up course or progess directly into employment.  Specialist career advice is available throughout the course.

 

Additional Information

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Campus

Kingston Hall Road Centre

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