Welcome to Specialist Make-Up

Courses in this area prepare you for a career as a hair and make-up artist in the competitive world of TV, film, theatre and fashion.

Fareham College Hair & Beauty has an excellent reputation for producing the highest quality Beauty Therapists & Makeup Artists.  We have a state-of-the-art commercial salon at our Bishopsfield Road campus from which we offer a large range of courses that suit the needs of all our stakeholders including students, employers, the local community and the sector.

Your Future is Bright

Career Path

Our range of specialist courses provide the opportunity to learn skills such as period hair and make-up, special effects make-up, prosthetic making and application, character design, airbrushing and theatrical make-up, complimented with skills in wig making and dressing.  These skills are developed in our professional make-up studio where you have access to all of the latest facilities and equipment, reflecting a real and current working environment.

Jobs in Sector

The specialist make-up courses can lead you into a career as a Hair and Make-up Artist working in TV, film, theatre and fashion.  Other specialist careers include; Special Effects Make-up Artist, Prosthetics Artist and Wig Maker.

Additional Information

All students are required to have a kit and uniform for their programme of study.  Students are expected to take part in a number of work experience opportunities throughout their course, this may require working some evenings and weekends to fit in with performance schedules.  Students are also encouraged to source their own work experience opportunities and enter competitions to contextualize their skills.  All students will have the opportunity to showcase their work in our annual showcase event.

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