VTCT Level 2, 3 Diploma in Make-Up Artistry

VTCT Level 2, 3 Diploma in Make-Up Artistry


Course code(s) VTCT Level 2, 3 Diploma in Make-Up Artistry
Category Hair & Beauty VTCT Courses
Part-time / Full-time Part Time
  • No previous experience is necessary for this course as we will teach everything from the basics onwards.
Introduction This course provides excellent training in professional make-up skills up to bridal and ‘special occasion’ level and leads to industry recognised qualifications. This course is ideal for:

  1. Those wishing to work freelance doing bridal make-overs
  2. Those wishing to work in a retail environment, selling make-up, advising on skincare and make-up
  3. Those wishing to start a career in professional make-up and want to see if (a) they like it and (b) they are talented enough to pursue such a career
  4. Those wishing to progress on to more advanced make-up course and need a foundation to start from
What will I learn? The Make-up VTCT Level 2 course includes:

Skin Analysis, Skin preparation: Cleansing, Toning, Moisturising, Exfoliating, Working with different face shapes, Working with different skin colours, Product awareness, Good hygiene techniques, Colour correcting, The colour wheel, Highlighting & shading, Concealing, Selection and application of correct foundation colour, Blending of make-up, Application of eye make-up, Client consultation techniques, Full course notes are provided.

The Make-up VTCT Level 3 course includes:

  1. Media makeup (special effects)
  2. Camouflage makeup
  3. Fashion and photographic makeup
  4. Apply prosthetic makeup
  5. Client care and communication in beauty-related industries
  6. Style and fit postiche (facial hair and hairpieces)
  7. Apply airbrush makeup to the face
  8. Style and dress hair using a variety of technique
  9. Monitor and maintain health and safety in the salon
  10. Body painting
  11. How to fit and look after wigs

Equipment and resources
You will need to purchase a uniform, cosmetic makeup kit, theatrical makeup kit and eye treatments kit. You will also need access to your own camera and be responsible for developing/printing photographs as evidence for your portfolio. Full details will be provided on enrolment.

Progression and career opportunities
On successful completion you will be qualified to work as a makeup artist in industries like television, theatre, salons and cosmetic companies. Many makeup artists are self-employed and have the opportunity to apply their skills to other events like weddings.

Duration 10 weeks
Qualification Requirements As on a fast track training programme student is required to complete home study assignments and it is essential to work on clients in a realistic salon environment. While you are on VTCT training with us we do offer volunteer work experience for students to gain professional competency.
Installment Plan  

Unlike other institutes we offer completely interest free instalment plan, there is only one payable fee which can be spread into monthly instalments. Minimum 25% deposit required to hold your place.

However, full payment must be received before completion of the course.

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