VTCT Level3 Award in: Design and Apply Face & Body Art

L3 Unit Award in: Design and Apply Face & Body Art £745

This unit is about the design and application of face and body art. The knowledge and practical skills achieved in this unit include research and design and will include manual and airbrush techniques

You will be required to maintain effective health, safety, hygiene and client care throughout your work

On completion of this unit you will:

  • be able to plan and prepare for face and body art
  • be able to apply face and body art
  • communicate in a professional manner
  • follow health & safety work practices
  • complete makeup to meet design objectives
  • record and evaluate results of application
  • provide suitable aftercare

You will demonstrate the following:

  • face art
  • neck art
  • limb art
  • torso art
  • treated dry skin
  • treated oily skin
  • treated combination skin
  • created a fantasy look
  • created a tattoo look
  • use an airbrush
  • use stencils
  • use adornments
  • use transfers

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 at a later date 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

Course Duration and Times:

  • 4 days – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. These days can run consecutively or one day per week for 4 weeks. We do our very best to work with you in selecting the days that suit you best but this is not always an option due to other courses running at the academy

Age requirements:

  • minimum 16 years – with no upper age limit


  • you can attend any of our Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 course units
  • Level 2 Diploma in Hair & Media Makeup
  • Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair & Media Makeup