Level 3 Diploma In Makeup Artisty

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"Started my make up artistry course a few weeks back and I love love love it! Can't recommend Foundations enough, for anyone wanting to progress in the beauty industry or start a new career!" Toni Jessica Sims Ball

Duration – 20 weeks (One day a week)

Course price - Full funding available for this qualification via an Advanced Learner Loan, for more information please call us and/or visit www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan. Please contact us first before applying for a loan.

Entry requirements - None - suitable for beginners

Course dates - visit our timetable here

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a make-up artist (MUA). You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a make-up artist. Career opportunities as a make-up artist exist in a variety of contexts, including:

Working in commercial beauty salons
Working in a retail concession in a department store
Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

Delivery of this qualification is classroom-based with opportunities for you to demonstrate your competency on a provided client base in a realistic working environment.

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a make-up artist including mandatory units covering the following:

  • Applying make-up
  • Instruction on make-up,
  • Fashion and photographic make-up
  • Media make-up
  • Camouflage make-up
  • Promoting products and services
  • Airbrush make-up
  • Displaying stock to promote retail of products

Throughout this qualification, you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and cosmetic products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin and apply a variety of make-up products using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills, which will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

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