Certificate in Fashion and Photographic Make-Up

Course Overview

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 November 2018

Entry Requirements

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.

Course Delivery

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.

Progression Opportunities

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.

Additional Information

All students must attend a compulsory guidance session prior to enrolling. Please call us on 01792 284049 for dates and times. 

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 cost (based on 2018 price) is £160 


Broadway Hair and Beauty Centre, Tycoch

Course deliverable in Welsh


Detailed Course Information

Where and when can I study?

Start Date: Tue 17 Sep 2019 | Course Code: K3C1645 ETB | Cost: £320

Level 3   Tue   6-9pm   34 weeks   Tycoch  

An interview is required