Hair and make-up artistry

Combine creativity and customer focus with a career in hair and make-up artistry.

Choose a career pathway in hair and make-up artistry

If you want to work in the hair and media make-up artistry industry, including wedding, proms and media specialist make up roles, we will prepare you for this exciting, dynamic career.

You can work in media, theatre and television or in the medical field with skin camouflage. You can also work as a freelance make-up artist.

What is a career pathway?

A career pathway is a series of building blocks that will take you to your future career. Our career pathway maps will show you the best routes through college, higher education and employment and into the most popular industry sectors.

Our aim is to offer every learner a direct line of sight to employment. This means that we will equip you with the skills, attributes and knowledge that future employers want, giving you a greater chance to succeed.

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What could my future job look like? 

Here are some examples of the tasks that you may be carrying out:

  • Freelance media make-up artist
  • Make-up artist specialist in the theatre industry
  • Skin camouflage specialist


Our aim is to equip you to be successful in the job market,

whether you are heading for a job straight after your time at

college, plan to take a university-level programme first or are

already working in a part-time job.

Industry partnerships

Our salons are run in partnership with Wella, a major hair care and styling company. We also work closely with Dermalogica, a well respected care products company.

We have partnered with a number of local hair salons, so you will benefit from masterclasses and guest industry speakers in a range of topics.