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Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Performing & Production Arts (Make-up Pathway) THMM3

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Course NameStart DateEnd DateCampusTotal Fees 
L3 Diploma Production Arts (Make-Up)05/09/202207/07/2023Bishopsfield Road (Fareham College)£0.00Available for applications

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Information about this Course

Study Type
Full Time

Course Area
Specialist Make-Up

2 years.

Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and Maths, or a full Level 2 qualification with a Merit profile. Art is desirable or an art portfolio is required to demonstrate artistic skill.  Applications are welcome from mature students.

Course Information

This advanced specialist course is for artistic students who wish to work as a hair and make-up artist within the TV, film, theatre or fashion industries.

Your study programme will cover the following units: 

·         Make-up for performers (TV, film and fashion)

·         Airbrushing (face and body)

·         Special effects make-up

·         Prosthetic application

·         Body painting

·         Character design and application methods

·         Period make-up design and application

·         Period hair design and styling

·         Hair styling and dressing for performers

·         Theatrical make-up and hair styling 

·         Fantasy hair design and styling

·         Wig making, maintenance and styling

·         Production arts workshops to support in performance

·         Production for theatre performance.

You will develop creative sketchbook work which will be presented on your own online blog which can then be used as your professional portfolio on completion of the course. The blog will demonstrate your research and design process as part of your assessments; written assignments also form a portion of this qualification, as well as practical assessments and reg

You could progress on to our Foundation Art & Design course, Nail Tech or into Higher Education to study this specialism further. Continuous training is a feature of this profession if you want to develop a specialist career.


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