L3 Media Makeup and L2 Diploma in Hair & Media Makeup

Level 3 Unit Award in: Media Makeup £745

This unit is about special effects (SFX) and media makeup

You will learn how to create casualty effects and character looks using the application of small prosthetics. Consultation and design briefing, including the use of mood boards are key elements of this unit

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • maintain safe and effective methods of working when providing SFX and media makeup
  • consult, plan and prepare for makeup
  • present a mood board
  • communicate and behave in a professional manner
  • select products and tools
  • apply media and special effects makeup to age a character using components and prosthetic pieces
  • provide aftercare advice

You will learn how to create:

  • a mood board
  • face and body designs
  • include accessories
  • photographs
  • a period look
  • a fantasy look
  • a casualty look
  • a character look
  • prosthetic pieces

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 2 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

Where can you progress from here:

  • Level 3 Course in: Create & Cast Prosthetics & Bald Caps
  • Level 3 Course in: Apply & Remove Prosthetic Pieces
  • Level 2 Diploma in: Hair & Media Makeup
  • Level 3 Diploma in: Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair & Media Makeup