Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Make-Up Techniques

Macclesfield College
  • Info on Application
  • 36 Weeks
  • Diploma
  • Cheshire

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Beauty Make-up Techniques is a technical level qualification for those who wish to pursue a career as an employed and/or self-employed make-up artist. This course will develop your communication and wider personal skills which are essential in this type of work. You will also be required to undertake work experience.

For this course you will need to have achieved one of the following:

· Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Make-up Artistry
· Level 2 Diploma in Beauty Therapy

On receipt of your application to study this course you will be invited to attend an admissions interview with a member of the teaching team to discuss the course and its requirements further.

This qualification is based on the national occupational standards for a variety of make-up application techniques and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a make-up artist. You must achieve all mandatory units which include:

• Health and safety in the salon
• Client care and consultation
• Photographic make-up
• Anatomy and physiology for make-up services
• Bridal make-up
• Airbrush make-up
• Individual eyelash extensions
• False eyelash application
• Cosmetic make-up science
• Promote and sell products and services

Alongside your main programme of study, you will also study either GCSE or Functional Skill in English and Maths if you have not achieved a GCSE grade 4 or above. If you have achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Maths you will engage in extending these skills through a directed study programme.

Macclesfield College

Macclesfield College,

Park Lane,


SK11 8LF,

Tel: 01625 410 000

Web: http://www.macclesfield.ac.uk