Hairdressing & Beauty

Advanced Diploma in Theatrical and Media Make Up and Prosthetics

36 Weeks , Day time , East Ham Campus
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Is the Course for me?

This course has been designed to enhance and develop your creative skills to an advanced level and increase your employability opportunities.
The course will benefit learners who have completed a Level 2 qualification in hair and media make up.

What is involved?

This exciting new course being delivered here has been designed to inspire you, stretch you and bring out your flair creativity and for media make-up in readiness for employment in this highly competitive, specialised industry.
You will learn different techniques of fashion and photographic make-up, high definition airbrush make-up, body painting, hair- up techniques and dressing hair for stage and photographic work.
You will have the opportunity to practice, develop and enhance old and newly learnt skills on fellow students.

Your course also delves into the fascinating area of anatomy and physiology allowing you to truly understand the bone and muscle structure of the head and face.
The aim of the course is to provide you with the higher under pinning knowledge needed to develop you and advance your creative hair and beauty skills specifically for the media industry.

  • You will complete enrichment activities such as work experience, attend hair and beauty related trade events.
  • You will have student independent studies (SIS) which is aimed to develop IT, literacy and numeracy skills, and gives you the opportunity to complete homework, write your CV, personal statement and design your business plan.


On full completion of this course you will be able to gain employment in a variety of different fields within the hair and media industry.
Employment opportunities such as a make-up artist on a film set or photo shoot, stage or magazine work or you can go on to a HNC or Degree.

Course Requirements

  • 5 GCSE grades A-C
  • Level 2 Hair and Media Make up
  • Level 3 Hairdressing
  • Work experience in hair and media make up industry.