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Fashion and Photographic Make-Up - Certificate

Level 3
Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre
30 weeks
Telephone: 01792 284049 (Broadway)


This specialist vocationally related qualification is based on designing and applying fashion and photographic make-up which includes incorporating high fashion trends, period, catwalk, fantasy, bridal and commercial looks. Additionally you will learn the criteria required for both colour and black and white photography. 

Course units include:

  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Preparation of client and work area
  • Client consultation
  • Contra-indications and contra-actions
  • Function of the skin
  • Skin diseases and disorders
  • Advanced make-up techniques
  • Fashion and photographic make-up
  • Promote and sell products and services

Updated June 2020

Key information

Suitable for students who have already studied Level 2 Certificate in Cosmetic Make-Up and Beauty Consultancy or who have a good general education.

A positive attitude and enthusiasm is essential. You must have good communication skills and be well presented.

Devliered over one evening per week (6-9pm) and over 34 weeks.  

Students will be expected to visit various locations and undertake home study, including written and practical coursework, which makes this an ideal route for those who wish to study flexibly around other commitments. 

Procedures and techniques are demonstrated by the tutor, learners will then practice on their model. Learners will be assessed on their practical techniques and by written assessments.

It is possible to progress in this skilled area to camouflage make-up, advanced make-up techniques including airbrushing or Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre, Media and Hair Studies.

Students will be expected to wear full length black trousers, flat black enclosed shoes, plain black top and an apron.

The purchase of a kit is essential to study on this course - approximate costs are:
Uniform - £27 exc. delivery (not essential if progressing from L2 Beauty Consultancy)
Kit - approx £200 exc. delivery (not essential if progressing from L2 Beauty Consultancy)
Brushes - cost TBC