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Theatrical, Special Effects & Media Make-up Artistry Technical Diploma

Level:
Level 3 Vocational
Course Code:
FTB139
Location:
North Devon Campus
Duration:
One year.


The art of creative make-up for the theatre and film industry is an endlessly fascinating field of study. With modern techniques and materials, you can conjure up extraordinary effects, if you have the know-how and skills. This study programme covers all practical application of media make-up, SFX and creative hair styling for the theatre, television and advertising.

Learn the secrets of photographic and special effects make-up.

FAQs  

You will be introduced to the secrets of all aspects of media make-up, including the art of body and face painting, photographic make-up, special effects make-up such as cuts, bruising, ageing, prosthetics and bald caps. You'll also learn about creative hair design and use of wigs. The essentials of working with other technical areas and performers in the industry and health and safety are also looked at in depth.
Throughout the qualification, a range of theory and practical assessments will support your learning and test your knowledge and skills development. You will be taught by industry professional staff within our brand new modern commercial salons.

On-going assessment is by multiple choice question tests that you complete online, as well as working on clients to gain competency and confidence within this speciality field.

Throughout the qualification we will also be working on the development of your Employability Skills as well as your Maths and English.
Four D's at GCSE to include English & Maths

To apply for this study programme you must have already completed a full Level 2 in Make-up Artistry or Beauty Therapy, or another recognised qualification.
Following successful completion of the course you will be invited to continue your studies with us. Should you wish to take an alternative route you can study further and specialise in Hairdressing or Beauty Therapy, or apply to attend university, with the relevant entry grades. Equally, you are now ready to work within the industry as an Assistant, to the Senior Make-up Artist.
Our new Lifestyle and Tourism Centre opened in 2016 and is home to our state-of-the-art nail bar, hair salon, beauty salon, tanning room, spa room (including sauna, steam room and hot tub), make-up room and training salons.
You will need to provide evidence of achieving a full Level 2 in Make-up Artistry or Beauty Therapy or equivalent and any GCSE/Functional Skills Certificates already achieved. You will also need to bring a pen, paper and notebook.
Your kit will cost approx. £450 and your uniform, approx. £50.00
For more information please email claire.palmer@petroc.ac.uk or call 01271 852461
Q. Will I have to wear a uniform?
A. On your first day, you will come in your own clothes, you will then be expected to wear all black until your uniform arrives.
Once you have your uniform, you will be expected to wear this at all times except in GCSE or Functional Skills.

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