Hair & Media Make-Up Level 2

During this Level 2 diploma, you will develop a full range of skills and knowledge so you can provide hair and make-up services. You will learn how to apply lots of different types and styles of make-up, including photographic, shaping eyebrows, and eyelash perming, as well as creating magnificent hair styles.




Level 2

Course Type

16 +


Options Course Code Starts Ends
apply 60075 09/09/24 04/07/25

What will I study?

This Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up aims to provide you with a full range of skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the make-up Industry. These skills include carrying out services such as applying make-up including photographic, tanning, shaping eyebrows, eyelash perming and nail artistry. The final unit of work 'Create an Image Based on a Theme' will give you 'artistic license' to create a look including hairdressing skills.

What previous qualifications or experience do I need?

Minimum four grade 3-9 at GCSE or successful completion of the Level 1 course, and English and/or maths at grade 3.

How will I be assessed?

You will build up a portfolio of work to showcase your skills which are assessed against awarding body standards.

You will also complete a selection of unit papers to assess your knowledge.

What qualification will I achieve?

VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-up Studies

What can I do after completing this course?

Following successful completion of this qualification you will have the skills and knowledge to progress onto make-up qualifications at Level 3. Alternatively you will be prepared to work in a number of employment destinations such as; photographic studios, department stores, make-up stores or salons and mobile / home-based salons.

Are there any extra costs?

You will be required to purchase a professional kit and uniform (estimated £250)- details on how to purchase will be communicated at interviews

An additional cost of £25 is payable on enrolment for compulsory educational trips and visits.