Our Level 2 Hair & Media Makeup programme has been established to equip students with the necessary skills to thrive in the beauty industry.

In our industry-standard classrooms students will have a blended learning experience through knowledge-based and practical learning within a range of modules.

Course Modules

Camouflage Makeup – how to cover redness/rosacea, conceal imperfections such as acne scarring and discolouration.

Media Makeup –  application of makeup suitable for film/TV sets and studio lighting.

Face and Body Art –  chance to develop creative skills by designing and applying editorial looks for the face as well as the body.

Creative Hair Design – designing hair looks to suit makeup and fundamental hair skills for work on photoshoots.

Fashion and Photography Makeup – how to design and create editorial looks for magazines and fashion houses.

Makeup Application –  how to apply makeup for different face shapes, skin tones and skin types, with a focus on traditional makeup skills such as baking, contouring and highlighting.

Airbrush Makeup – application of makeup using airbrush technique, uses versus traditional application and also how to layer and build intensity.

Anatomy and Physiology – learn about different skin concerns, sensitivities and skin typing.


Course Information

Level 2 Diploma in Hair & Media Makeup

Entry Criteria 
No prior knowledge or skills are required to take the course, but prior knowledge of makeup skills may be advantageous.

London Mare St branch only

Eligibility for funding through the Advanced Learner Loans programme, which is part of the Skills Funding Agency.

Course Length 
2 days / 2 evenings as desired.



Why take our course?

  • This Level 2 Hair & Media Make up programme will advance technical skills in make-up design required to work within the fashion, make-up and media industry.
  • You will be able to progress to a Level 4 QCF qualification, Foundation Degree, a teaching qualification or straight into the industry if you are successful in your studies.
  • Become a confident, industry ready make-up artist.
  • Create a bond and forever friendship with your classmates that will make the experience unforgettable.
  • Learn in a creative environment with the newest equipment and built in lighting systems.