What I'll learn
You will develop fundamental skills in body art, airbrushing, further make up techniques, basic applications of prosthetics and bald caps, casualty type wounds, how to cover scars and tattoos with camouflage make up and basic hairdressing skills to be able to create hairstyles to complement the make up. You will also gain independent study, team work, research and planning skills. On completion you will achieve the VTCT Level 3 Diploma In Fashion, Theatre, Media Hair and Make up Studies.
How I'll learn
You will learn to style and dress hair using a variety of techniques, how to apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps, design and apply body art, fashion and photographic make up, media make up, camouflage make up, applying airbrush make up to the face. Your final skills will be used to create images based on themes.
The course combines practical and theory with research in a realistic working environment. You will begin by working on each other and progress to working on models.
Assessment methods: Some units have written exam. You will also build up a portfolio of photographic evidence as the course progresses. You will plan and hold events such as a photo shoot, fashion catwalk and competitions.
How I'll be assessed
The qualification is assessed through a portfolio of evidence, including practical demonstrations and theory based case studies. There will be a number of practically examined observations and theory exams to complete the course.