This qualification provides the essential knowledge and understanding needed to help you start your career as a make-up artist.

You will learn a range of skills which will make you employable in the make-up industry. A typical course for this qualification with run from 9-6. You will be required to attend at all times. This course is a great way to learn skills which will make you employable to both salons and beauty retail companies.

You will be provided with a uniform to wear whilst you are at college. Materials will be provided to you during your learning programme to support you completing your course.


A good level of English, successful interview and initial assessment. Potential learners need to be able to demonstrate dedication and commitment to learning and have aspirations to work and progress into the industry.

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  • Currently, there are no dates available for this course. Please call us on 0207 208 1300 or email to tell us of your interest in this course.
  • Limited places available for May and June courses. Please call us on 0207 208 1300 or email us at to register your interest in this course


  • Approx. 6-8 Weeks


  • 2 days a week


This course is a great way to learn key skills which can provide career opportunities in Beauty & Make-up, working for major brands.

The units that you study will provide you with the basic skills to perform make-up and eye services, including day, evening, special occasion make-up, and eyebrow and lash enhancement.

Other units also include: health and safety, working in the beauty industry and client care and communication.


  • Day, Evening & Special Occasion Make-up

  • Provide Lash & Brow Treatments

  • Working in Beauty & Related Industries

  • Client Care & Communication

  • Salon Health & Safety

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You will qualify with a Level 2 Certificate in Make-up.

You will be able to deliver the above treatments in a salon environment, gain work advising on make-up and skincare in the retail industry, or progress to an appropriate further qualification with LCBT.

  • Level 3 Diploma in Hair & Media Make-up

A career in the Make-Up industry or progression to a Diploma course!

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Once enrolled you will have access to the on-line Job Shop and careers advisors!


  • 16-18 - No Course Fees
    • (£35 Required for Kit to use in salon and keep)
  • 19+ Part-Funded - £335
    • (£70 Required for Uniform and Kit to use in the salon and keep)
  • 19+ Unemployed - No Course Fees
    • (£70 Required for Uniform and Kit to use in the salon and keep)
  • Full Cost - £1,004
    • (Inclusive of Uniform and Kit to use in the salon and keep)