L2 Unit Award in: Apply Makeup £450

This unit is about providing makeup for a variety of occasions, including day, evening and special occasions

You will be able to work with a variety of skin types and apply a wide range of makeup products to different skin tones and age groups. You will need to maintain effective health, safety and hygiene throughout your work

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • maintain safe and effective methods of working when providing makeup service
  • use suitable consultation methods
  • carry out a skin analysis
  • prepare for makeup application
  • apply makeup
  • provide aftercare advice

You will learn how to create the following makeup designs on clients aged 16 to 50+

  • day
  • evening
  • special occasion

Use all makeup products

  • Foundations
  • Powders
  • Facial bronzing products
  • Concealer
  • Eyebrow products
  • Eyeshadows
  • Eyeliners
  • Mascara
  • Cheek products
  • Lip products

Entry Requirements:

  • you will need to have a good command of the English language
  • the ability to complete work on time
  • commitment to the course which is achieved by arriving to every class and on time
  • a willingness to learn
  • a love of makeup

What to expect:

  • this course requires you to practice what you have learned regularly and to show your progress on Skype for your tutor to evidence
  • You will be required to complete 3 assessments at the academy when you are confident in your abilities
  • You will gain your practical knowledge in the classroom, and it is a requirement that you use our monitored online knowledge-based system on a regular basis
  • There are 2 (two) online external exam papers that you are required to pass to achieve your unit qualification. You’ll need to achieve a minimum of 70% for each paper to pass and you can have up to 3 attempts

Course Duration and Times:

  • 3 days: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. These days can run consecutively or 1 day per week for 3 weeks. We do our very best to work with you in selecting the days that suits you best but this is not always an option due to other courses running at our academy

Age requirements:

  • minimum 16 years – with no upper age limit


  • Any of our level 2 or level 3 course units
  • L2 Diploma in: Hair & Media Makeup
  • L3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair & Media Makeup