Level 2


Technical Diploma in Hair & Make-Up Artistry


One Year – Full time

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Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English and Maths, or a full Level 2 Beauty skills qualification with a merit profile and grades 9-4 in GCSE English and Maths. A dexterity assessment is
also required.


This advanced training programme provides a high level of expertise and enhanced career opportunities within your chosen profession.

Extensive anatomy and physiology is included in all of the treatment units of study.

A service portfolio of work is mandatory and end synoptic practical and theory exams are essential for completion of the qualification. Also you must secure work experience alongside your qualification to further enhance your customer service skills.

Your study programme will consist of the following units:

  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Make-up applications
  • Hair preparation services
  • Continuity planning for make-up services
  • Continuity hair services
  • Anatomy and physiology for make-up artists
  • Total look for competition work
  • Face and body art painting
  • Fashion and editorial make-up

Next Steps

Once you have completed this qualification and have GCSEs in English and Maths at 9-4 grade you will be able to progress on to the full time Level 3 Diploma in Production Arts (Specialist Make-Up) course.

For further assistance or speak to an adviser please call 01329 815 200