THE MAKE-UP INDUSTRY

DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A MAKE-UP ARTIST OR STYLIST?

Make-up artists are an essential part to any TV, Film, Theatre or Fashion production and the content of the programmes are designed to support you to realise your ambitions if this is the career path you want to specialise in.

Creative Make-Up Skills are an essential part to any Make-Up Brand and the individual fashion image they want to achieve for make-up looks for their client’s, transforming actors into the parts that they are playing or creating editorial/ catwalk looks for models.

At LCBT we provide Further Education Funded Diploma & Certificates and these courses have been devised in response to industry and student-led demand for practical training in make-up, media make-up, body-art and hair techniques for the TV, Film, Entertainment, Fashion, and Beauty industries.

All LCBT courses consist of knowledge and information which balance skill and craft development, event and production experience and industry placements coinciding with academic study.

LCBT students have the opportunity to work with theatre groups, in catwalk shows, meet with employers and listen to the opportunities they can offer across the spectrum of the industry and be able to make an informed choice of the career pathway to follow.

Becoming a make-up artist will open up a wide range of career opportunities to you and give you access to an industry that survived the recession and is currently thriving and expanding! Click on the ‘I want to be’ to see the type of career pathways open to you!

COURSE OVERVIEW

LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA: HAIR & MEDIA MAKE-UP

This course covers the essential knowledge and understanding needed to help you start your career as a make-up artist. The units that you study will provide you with the basic skills to perform many media, cat walk and theatre looks. Units include Make-Up, Colouring and Dressing Hair, Eyelash & Brow Treatments, Body Art, Photographic Make-Up, Professional Client Care and Communication, as well as experiencing the duties and responsibilities of working in a salon.

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LEVEL 2 TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE: MAKE-UP ARTISTRY

LCBT's Level 2 Technical certificate in Hair and Media Make-up Artistry is a great programme that aims to provide you with a range of essential technical and practical skills and knowledge. The technical certificate will also teach you a range of research and artistic skills which will provide you with the need to know skill of-how to build your professional portfolio. Units will include Principles of working in the make-up industry, Anatomy & physiology for make-up artists, Research, development and showcase make-up and hair artistry and creative hairdressing skills. This qualification covers all the core skills that you will need to progress to further learning and training or to enter the world of work within the make-up industry

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LEVEL 3 DIPLOMA: HAIR & MEDIA MAKE-UP

This is a fantastic programme that mixes both the theory and practical skills needed for a career in the media market which covers hair, make-up and creative skills. This course is ideal for those who are interested in the media, fashion, theatrical and magazine shoots.

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LEVEL 3 ADVANCED TECHNICAL DIPLOMA: MEDIA MAKE-UP ARTISTRY

LCBT's Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Media Make-up Artistry is a fantastic programme that mixes both the theory and practical skills needed for a career in the media market which covers Fashion, media and photographic make-up mixed in with creative and specialist hair design, and research and blogging of the media industry skills. This course is ideal for those who are interested in the media, fashion, and creative artistry.

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LEVEL 3 ADVANCED TECHNICAL DIPLOMA: THEATRICAL, SPECIAL EFFECTS AND MEDIA MAKE-UP ARTISTRY

LCBT's Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma Theatrical, Special Effect and Media Make-up Artistry is a fantastic programme that mixes both the theory and practical skills needed for a career in the media market which covers Theatrical, Special effects make-up mixed in with creative and specialist hair and wig design, body art, prosthetics, bald caps and research and blogging of the media industry skills. This course is ideal for those who are interested in the Special effects, theatrical and media- make up. The Level 3 Diploma is a fantastic progression route for those who already hold a Level 2 in Hair and Media Make-up and who has a keen interest in the theatrical side of the industry. .

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LEVEL 4 CERTIFICATE IN ADVANCED THEATRICAL AND MEDIA MAKE-UP TECHNIQUES

This course is designed to give you the progression knowledge of the Advanced Theatrical and Media make-up Industries. This course provides you with the progression techniques and understanding needed to help you start your career as a theatrical, editorial, media, fashion or freelance make-up artist. The modules that you study, taught by industry professionals, will provide you with the advanced skills in Theatrical media make-up ensuring you are ready for employment with one of the industry leading companies we work alongside or for your move into higher education. .

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If you’re looking to gain a new qualification, upskill or get some extra CPD then our short courses are designed to do just that. On offer throughout the year, you’ll receive a certificate and be eligible for insurance upon completion to start practicing your new skills in your workplace, home salon and add the qualifications to your CV.



CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT MAKE-UP SHORT COURSES LCBT ARE CURRENTLY OFFERING

APPLICATION & OPEN DAYS

LCBT Application Days and Open Events - Make-up

DATES FOR APPLICATION DAYS & OPEN EVENTS

APPLICATION DAYS
LCBT is operating fully remotely at this time for your safety and wellbeing. You can enrol now and start your course in September, our friendly staff will process your application via email and telephone without you having to visit the College

If you wish to arrange an application to enrol on to one of our courses, please either call our Customer Service team on 0207 208 1300 or email info@lcbt.co.uk.

STUDENT STORIES

Student Success Story - Make-up

KRISTA'S STORY

"My name is Krista & I studied level 2&3 hair and media makeup at LCBT. During my time at LCBT I had the amazing opportunity to meet lots of people in the industry through college fayres & out of college trips. Urban decay masterclasses, NYX and many more. I learnt so many new things and met some truly great people, my time at LCBT will never be forgotten. Having attended this college it truly has made me confident and allowed me to see my full potential. Job shop was also a massive help to me as it does exactly what it says, all the staff at LCBT go above and beyond to help you achieve your goals and for that I am so grateful, which is why LCBT will always have a place in my heart, thank you x"

EVENTS - WHAT'S ON

Events - What's On - Hair and Media Make-up