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Media Make-Up

New for 2023/24

The VTCT Level 2 Award in the Art of Photographic Make-Up is a short qualification that has been designed to develop your practical skills in providing photographic make-up services.

You will develop creative design skills for photographic make-up, and the ability to plan and create different make-up looks.

Career Destinations

  • Self Employed Make-Up Artist
  • Beauty Salon
  • Spa
  • Own Business

What can I do next?

After successful completion of this course you could:

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What will I be doing?

You will learn about make-up for different facial features, skin types, eye and lip shapes, different facial characteristics, glasses and contact lens wearers as well as lighting and other photographic make-up factors. You will learn how to use professional make-up products, tools, and equipment.

How will I be assessed?

As part of this qualification you are required to produce a portfolio of evidence. Your tutor will provide guidance on how to prepare the portfolio of evidence and how to show practical achievement.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

What do I need to bring?

You will need to attend in a Salon tunic/black top and black trousers/leggings.

You will be required to purchase a kit, please contact us for further information regarding this.

Fee Information

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These fees are indicative of the 2024-25 costs and may be subject to change

Further Information

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