This course is ideal for you if you have an interest in both hair and make-up and wish to start your journey to become a make-up artist. You will develop your skills in hairdressing and make-up techniques for the creative industries.

  • Basic, bridal and evening make up
  • Setting and styling for the media
  • Face painting
  • Hairdressing
  • Competition skills
  • Work placement

You will be required to be a model for class mates for all practical classes and source your own models for assessments.

  • One year full-time
  • Please note: the mode of study will include twilight/evening sessions
  • Three National 4s which must include English
  • Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis
  • PLEASE NOTE: You must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the start of your course

In addition, internal applicants will also require a positive Internal Learner Reference (ILR).

  • National Certificate: Make-up Artistry SCQF Level 6
  • HNC: Fashion Make-up SCQF Level 7
  • HND: Make-up Artistry SCQF Level 8

Once qualified to SCQF Level 8 (HND) you can seek employment in:

  • TV
  • Film
  • Theatre
  • Fashion
  • Other creative industries
  • You are required to purchase your own kit which is approximately £250 (this cost is based on current supplier prices and is subject to change)
  • Information evening
  • Individual interview