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Beauty and Make-up Artistry NQ

(SCQF level 5)

Hair & Beauty, Hospitality and Leisure

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

24th Aug 2020, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

An excellent and exciting introduction to make-up subjects, this course provides the qualifications you need to gain a junior role within the make-up industry or to progress to advanced level of study. 

You’ll study commercial fashion makeup, theatrical make-up and basic beauty and hair techniques

You'll be taught by a highly motivated and versatile team with an excellent range of industrial experience who deliver world-class student focussed learning.

The department has been awarded the Herald Look Awards Training Institution of the Year and our students have gained Gold and Silver medals at WorldSkills UK competitions and entry to Squad UK to compete on the world stage.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 5. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Three National 4 qualifications; OR
  • NPA Cosmetology; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.
  • Due to European Directive you require to be 16 years of age by 30 September 2020 to undertake this course.

Additional selection requirements

Entry to the course is based on you:-

  • Meeting the entry requirements of your course and
  • Attending a course information session.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

You'll study 

  • Facial Skin Care. 
  • Manicure.
  • Face Painting.
  • Day Make-Up, Basic & Corrective.
  • Bridal & Evening Make Up. 
  • Make-Up Artistry: Character Theatrical Make-Up.
  • Current Techniques in Long Hair: Basic.

After the course

Careers

This course provides the qualifications you need to gain a junior role within the make-up industry.

Continuing Study

You can apply for NQ Beauty Therapy (SCQF Level 6), NQ Wellness Therapies (SCQF Level 6), NQ Make-up Artistry (SCQF Level 6), HNC Fashion Make-Up (SCQF Level 7).

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course is a blend of both theory and practical subjects. Committed to helping you achieve your full potential, the teaching team employ a wide range of blended teaching methods to ensure that you are engaged at all levels of study and are supported in every aspect of your educational experience. 

This is a full-time course with additional home study.

Assessment methods

Assessments are ongoing and cover both theory and practical elements of the course. 

Additional Information

Materials

  • Student uniform.
  • Student Kit.

Dress code

You will wear a uniform to reflect industry standards.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    24th Aug 2020, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus