Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AB30134 GLH: 421 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 500/9065/3 Units: 10 - 13 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2020
Level: 3 Minimum Credits: 50

Additional Information

Guided Learning Hours


The minimum guided learning hours (GLH) to achieve this qualification is 421 GLH.

Primary Outcome


The primary outcome of the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Make-up Artistry is to prepare you to enter the specific sector of beauty therapy as a make-up artist. All the units in this qualification relate directly to the specific job role of a make-up artist.

Overview


The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Make-up Artistry is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as a make-up artist. This qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a make-up artist, as the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role. Entry onto this qualification can be via previous attainment of a Level 2 qualification in beauty therapy and/or a successful skills test and interview.

This is a vocational qualification and includes all the required elements to work effectively as a make-up artist including mandatory units covering the following: applying make-up, instruction on make-up, fashion and photographic make-up, media make-up, camouflage make-up and promoting products and services.

You will also have the opportunity to further develop your understanding and skills by selecting a number of optional specialist units which include: airbrush make-up, mehendi, styling and fitting a postiche, displaying stock to promote retail of products.

Throughout this qualification you will develop your knowledge and understanding of relevant anatomy and physiology, health and safety, client care and cosmetic products and equipment. You will also develop a range of technical skills enabling you to prepare the skin and apply a variety of make-up products using different techniques. You will also develop interpersonal skills, which will assist you to communicate effectively with clients.

What could this qualification lead to?


This qualification will prepare you for employment as a make-up artist. You will also be eligible to join a professional association and gain insurance as a make-up artist. Career opportunities as a make-up artist exist in a variety of contexts, including:

- Working in commercial beauty salons
- Working in a retail concession in a department store
- Working independently/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings

This is one of two VTCT qualifications in beauty therapy make-up at Level 3. Whilst both qualifications qualify you to become a make-up artist, this qualification allows you to gather evidence in a realistic working environment or real working environment without the need for fee paying clients.

In contrast, the VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-up has a purpose of confirming competence in a specific job role, rather than preparing you to enter the sector. The VTCT Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Beauty Therapy Make-up also requires you to work in a commercial salon whereby assessments must be carried out on real paying clients in line with commercial service times.

Who supports this qualification?


This qualification is based on the beauty therapy National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is recognised by the UK's leading professional association, the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing you for a career as a make-up artist. Holders of this qualification are eligible to become a professional member of BABTAC. Further information on BABTAC membership can be found on their website.



Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 9 components and earn a minimum of 47 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV20437 J/601/4222 Apply make-up 2 5 41
UV20438 L/601/4223 Instruction on make-up application 2 5 34
UV20492 T/600/8769 Promote products and services to clients in a salon 2 3 28
UV30409 D/601/4355 Camouflage make-up 3 7 60
UV30431 T/601/3566 Media make-up 3 7 60
UV30440 J/601/5466 Design and apply face and body art 3 6 51
UV30441 M/601/5509 Fashion and photographic make-up 3 7 66
UV30468 T/601/4457 Client care and communication in beauty-related industries 3 3 28
UV30491 R/600/8780 Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon 3 4 29

Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 1 components and earn a minimum of 3 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV20444 H/601/5491 Design and apply Mendhi skin decoration 2 4 34
UV20490 J/600/8761 Display stock to promote sales in a salon 2 3 24
UV30406 R/601/3932 Apply airbrush make-up to the face 3 4 27
UV30436 R/601/5339 Style and fit postiche 3 7 60

*For full details of the Rules of Combination for this qualification please see the Qualification Specification/Record of Assessment book.

Documents


*To find specifications for individual units, click on the "Structure" tab of your chosen qualification, select the unit code in the left hand column and on the new page click on the "Download unit book" tab under the unit title.

Centres approved to run this qualification

VTCT accredits centres to offer our qualifications, but cannot advise which centres are running particular courses at any time. Please contact the centre directly to find out if they currently offering your chosen qualification.

NB: The location displayed for each centre is based upon the centre's main address. The location displayed is not necessarily the only location that the centre can deliver VTCT qualifications from. For further information on a centre's delivery capabilities please select the centre's website address.

Centre Name Telephone Website Location
Community Training Portal Ltd 01582 704121 Visit website Bedfordshire - Luton
True Beauty Training Academy 01753 644222 Visit website Berkshire - Slough
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Filton Campus 0117 909 2357 Visit website Bristol, City of
Aylesbury College 01296 588588 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes College 01908 637238 Visit website Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
The Beauty Academy 0845 601 8272 Visit website Cambridgeshire
Nene Park Academy 01733 368300 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Peterborough Regional College 0845 872 8722 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Stanground Academy 01733 821430 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Acacia Training Ltd – Macclesfield 07817937090 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Cheshire College – South & West 01270 654654 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Macclesfield College 01625 410000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
NVQ Nail & Beauty Specialist Academy 01625 505900 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Pathways - Macclesfield 07817937090 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Jarvis Training Management Ltd (JTM) - Warrington 01706 551810 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
MelVicMakeup Academy Ltd 07816 224009 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
GHQ Inspirational Nail & Beauty Academy - Truro 01872 321020 Visit website Cornwall
GHQ Training @ Inspirational Nails and Beauty Academy 01872 321020 Visit website Cornwall
Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
BCTG Ltd 01457 607043 Visit website Derbyshire
Coburns Training Ltd 01457 607044 Visit website Derbyshire
City College Nottingham - Charnwood Street Learning Centre 01332 290529 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Derby College 0800 028 0289 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
East Midlands College of Beauty & Complementary Therapies 01332 368333 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Paragon Nail and Beauty Training Academy - Derby 01332 342767 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Progress to Excellence Limited - Derby 1 & 2 01462 488218 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
The White Rose School of Beauty and Complimentary Therapy 01332 368333 Visit website Derbyshire - Derby
Absolutebeaut Training Academy North Devon 01237 426448 ext 237 Visit website Devon
City College Plymouth 01752 305300 Visit website Devon
H T Training 01237 426448 ext 237 Visit website Devon
Holistic Therapies Training 01237 426448 Visit website Devon
Olympus College 01752 395112 Visit website Devon
Acacia Training and Development Ltd 01752 670811 Visit website Devon - Plymouth
B-Skill Ltd 01752 875610 Visit website Devon - Plymouth
Enabling Development Opportunities Ltd - Plymouth 01543 458580 Visit website Devon - Plymouth
Ignite Academy & Training 01752 875610 Visit website Devon - Plymouth
KS Training Ltd (Olympus College) 07920 162845 Visit website Devon - Plymouth
Cloud 9 Training 01262 670003 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire
Encompass Consultancy Limited 01482 222463 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire
Northern Care Training - Bridlington 07970 323197 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire
Progress to Excellence Limited - Bridlington 01462 488218 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire
QTS-Global Ltd - Bridlington 01677 470900 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire
Acacia Training Limited - Lincolnshire Beauty Therapy and Make-up Academy Ltd (Hull) 07745 437513 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire - Kingston upon Hull
Butterflies Training Academy 01482 581321 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire - Kingston upon Hull
Lincolnshire Beauty Therapy and Make-up Academy Ltd (Hull) 07745437513 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire - Kingston upon Hull
Northern Care Training Ltd (NCT) - Hull 0191 587 4570 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire - Kingston upon Hull
Progress to Excellence Limited - HULL 2 0333 344 4537 Visit website East Riding of Yorkshire - Kingston upon Hull
Sussex Coast College Hastings 01424 458395 Visit website East Sussex
Sussex Downs College - Eastbourne Campus 0303 003 9300 Visit website East Sussex
Sussex Downs College - Lewes Campus 0303 003 9200 Visit website East Sussex
Beautec Beauty Academy - 2 020 3384 8427 Visit website Essex
Debut Training Academy Ltd 01268 560552 Visit website Essex
Escala Beauty Academy 01702 555566 Visit website Essex
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Basildon Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex
Specialist Trade Courses - Romford 01279 210005 Visit website Essex
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Southend Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex - Southend-on-Sea
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Thurrock Campus 0845 521 2345 Visit website Essex - Thurrock
Absolutebeaut Training Academy Gloucester 07989 777775 Visit website Gloucestershire
Hayden Health and Beauty Training Academy 0844 335 0152 Visit website Gloucestershire
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Stroud Campus 01453 763424 Visit website Gloucestershire
Summerhouse Training - Beauty 01452 720288 Visit website Gloucestershire
Acacia Training Ltd – Manchester 07817 937090 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Community Training Portal - Manchester 01582 565938 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Manchester International Beauty Academy 0161 708 0118 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
NVQ Nail & Beauty Specialists Academy - Wythenshawe 07817 937090 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Pathways - Wythenshawe 07817937090 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Pathways Middleton Academy 01706551810 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
QDOS Training LTD - Manchester 07878978017 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Beauty Academy - Manchester 0845 601 8272 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Central Manchester College of Health and Beauty 0161 236 7181 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The School of Nails and Make-up 0161 777 6926 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Vita Skills Limited 0161 222 9640 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Pathway Rochdale Academy 01706 550287 Visit website Greater Manchester - Rochdale
Progress to Excellence Limited - Stockport 2 07753453425 Visit website Greater Manchester - Stockport
Plouise Make-up Academy 0161 773 7763 Visit website Greater Manchester - Tameside
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Eastleigh College 023 8091 1028 Visit website Hampshire
Fareham College 01329 815200 Visit website Hampshire
Lipstick Powder & Paint 023 8194 2429 Visit website Hampshire - Southampton
West Herts College 01923 812500 Visit website Hertfordshire
The Isle of Wight College 01983 526631 Visit website Isle of Wight
The Towers School and 6th Form Centre 01233 653531 Visit website Kent
BCTG (Chorley) 01457 607043 Visit website Lancashire
Coburns Training Ltd (Chorley) 01457 607043 Visit website Lancashire
Fareham College - Rossendale 01706 551810 Visit website Lancashire
Jarvis Training Management LTD - Fleetwood 07380816277 Visit website Lancashire
Posh Nailz Training 01706 551810 Visit website Lancashire
Progress to Excellence Limited - Accrington 07753453425 Visit website Lancashire
Progress to Excellence Limited - Rawtenstall 01462 488218 Visit website Lancashire
The Beverley Robinson School of Nails and Beauty 01664 567575 Visit website Leicestershire
Silk Powder 0116 270 7692 Visit website Leicestershire - Leicester
Acacia Training Limited - Lincolnshire Beauty Therapy and Make Up Academy 07745 437513 Visit website Lincolnshire - North East Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire Beauty Therapy and Make-up Academy Ltd 07745 437513 Visit website Lincolnshire - North Lincolnshire
Enhance Training 020 8303 9222 Visit website London - Bexley
Specialist Trade Courses 01279 210005 Visit website London - Bexley
Specialist Trade Courses - Sidcup 020 8303 9222 Visit website London - Bexley
BCTG (Neasdon) 01457 607043 Visit website London - Brent
Brooklands College - Lashes Academy 0208 795 3313 Visit website London - Brent
Coburns Training Ltd (Neasden) 01457 607043 Visit website London - Brent
Lashes Academy 07429 923657 Visit website London - Brent
The World of Work - Lashes Academy 020 8795 3313 Visit website London - Brent
The Beauty Academy - London 0845 601 8272 Visit website London - Camden
Skin Hair & Beauty Academy 07828 294771 Visit website London - Croydon
Brooklands College - The World of Work 020 3589 6723 Visit website London - Enfield
The Beauty Training Centre Ltd 07943 868678 Visit website London - Enfield
The World of Work 020 3589 6723 Visit website London - Enfield
Shooters Hill Sixth Form College 0208 319 9700 Visit website London - Greenwich
West London College 020 7565 1200 Visit website London - Hammersmith and Fulham
City and Islington College 020 7700 9200 Visit website London - Haringey
College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London 020 8802 3111 Visit website London - Haringey
LHAA / LBTA 020 8953 9344 Visit website London - Hounslow
Powder and Blush Beauty Academy 0844 272 1482 Visit website London - Lewisham
Aim Skills Development 020 8552 5684 Visit website London - Newham
Fami Hair and Beauty Institute 020 8518 1688 Visit website London - Redbridge
College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London - Leyton 1 020 8004 8835 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A Candor Professional Beauty Academy - Walthamstow 020 8004 8835 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Excellence-Solutions Limited T/A The Trade Academy 0845 467 7754 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest College - The Trade Academy 020 8004 8835 Visit website London - Waltham Forest
City Academy for Nails and Beauty 0151 298 3200 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Ella Creative Academy 07413 120843 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Global Make Up Academy 0151 347 2408 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Jarvis Training Management Ltd (JTM) 0151 336 9340 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Progress to Excellence Limited - Liverpool 0151 650 6933 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Progress to Excellence Limited – LIVERPOOL 2 07707 482568 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
The City of Liverpool College 0151 252 1515 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Element5 Training 07968 226479 Visit website Merseyside - Sefton
St Helens College - Town Centre Campus 01744 733766 Visit website Merseyside - St. Helens
Birkenhead Sixth Form College 0151 652 5575 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
LivAva Training Academy 0151 651 0101 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
The Norfolk Hair and Beauty Training Academy 07703 006592 Visit website Norfolk
Central College of Health and Beauty Harrogate 01423 527994 Visit website North Yorkshire
Harrogate College 01423 879466 Visit website North Yorkshire
Northern Care Training - Selby / Hull 07970 323197 Visit website North Yorkshire
Progress to Excellence Limited - Selby 01462 488218 Visit website North Yorkshire
QTS-Global Ltd 01677 470900 Visit website North Yorkshire
QTS-Global Ltd - Selby 01757 705405 Visit website North Yorkshire
Skills North East Limited 0191 250 4590 Visit website Northumberland
QDOS Training LTD 01623 439658 Visit website Nottinghamshire
City College Nottingham 0115 910 1455 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Nottingham College 0115 910 0100 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Abingdon and Witney College - Abingdon Campus 01235 216220 Visit website Oxfordshire
Progress to Excellence Limited - Frome 01462 488218 Visit website Somerset
Health Academics 07956 371542 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Barnsley College 01226 216710 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
EMF Hair, Beauty & Nail Training Academy 01226 715360 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
White Rose School of Health & Beauty - Barnsley 01226 786763 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Doncaster College 01302 553553 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Doncaster 01302 813900 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
White Rose School of Health and Beauty - Doncaster 01302 367434 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
Oracle Training Consultants Ltd - Rotherham 01709 720746 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
The Sheffield School of Health and Beauty 0114 275 0201 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Acacia Training Limited 01782 646346 Visit website Staffordshire
Buxton and Leek College - Leek Campus 0800 074 0099 Visit website Staffordshire
Enabling Development Opportunities Ltd - Cannock 07780 478302 Visit website Staffordshire
Newcastle-under-Lyme College 01782 715111 Visit website Staffordshire
South Staffordshire College - Tamworth Campus 01827 310202 Visit website Staffordshire
Dynica Beauty Academy 01480 301427 Visit website Suffolk
Industry Hair and Beauty Academy 01502 587219 Visit website Suffolk
Lowestoft College 01502 525005 Visit website Suffolk
Guildford College of Further and Higher Education 01483 448500 Visit website Surrey
Kingston College 020 8268 2550 Visit website Surrey
Acacia Training Ltd – Birmingham 0121 2852747 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
HHBTA Academy Birmingham 01452 729082 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Little Beauty School Ltd 0121 285 3885 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
The Beauty Academy - Birmingham 0845 601 8272 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Blueline Training Academy 07496 562248 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Community Training Portal - Bradford 01582 565938 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
EMD UK Ltd - Bradford 01274 945595 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
QDOS Bradford 07878978017 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Absolutebeaut Training Academy Halifax 07989 777775 Visit website West Yorkshire - Calderdale
Beauty Training Direct 07710 230879 Visit website West Yorkshire - Calderdale
Hayden Health and Beauty Training Academy - Halifax 01422 242421 Visit website West Yorkshire - Calderdale
Acacia Training Ltd – Batley 01924 420010 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
EMD UK Ltd 0113 249 4369 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Ixion Holdings (Contracts) Limited 01924 420010 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Kirklees College - Dewsbury Centre 01924 465916 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Kirklees College - Huddersfield Centre 01484 437000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Pathway First Ltd t/a Pathway Group 01924 420010 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Salma's Beauty Academy 01924 420010 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
The White Rose School of Health and Beauty 01484 510625 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
VIPZ 2 HAIR & BEAUTY SALON 07957 786542 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Progress to Excellence Limited – Leeds 07860946828 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
The Central College of Health and Beauty - Leeds 0113 246 1966 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Wakefield College 01924 789789 Visit website West Yorkshire - Wakefield
Community Training Portal Ltd - Wiltshire 01582 565938 Visit website Wiltshire
Olive Training 01985 840093 Visit website Wiltshire
Heart of Worcestershire College - Worcester 01905 726631 Visit website Worcestershire
KS Training LTD (Legends Hair and Beauty) 01527 404951 Visit website Worcestershire
Northern Care Training - Redditch 07429 476178 Visit website Worcestershire
Progress to Excellence Limited - Redditch 01462 488218 Visit website Worcestershire
ISAS International Beauty School +91 7507985007 Visit website India
Make Up Studio Training Center Pvt. Ltd. +91 1141600264 Visit website India
American Beauty Training Academy +353 21 234 8338 Visit website Ireland
College of Media and Arts - Sculpt Studio +353 85 246 8706 Visit website Ireland
Jimmy C Make-up Academy +353 061 315714 Visit website Ireland
Plush Training Academy +353 61 424049 Visit website Ireland
Beauty Emporium Academy +356 2713 2414 Visit website Malta
Peach & Sorrel Beauty Academy +356 2144 6640 Visit website Malta
Beautiko College (PTY) Ltd +27 12 362 6571 Visit website South Africa
Kohl Makeup Academy - Cape Town +27 72 123 0397 Visit website South Africa
Kohl Makeup Academy - Gauteng +27 82 963 4601 Visit website South Africa
Kohl Makeup Academy - Pretoria +27 82 929 1577 Visit website South Africa
Laureate Le Beauty Training +27 11 618 4623 Visit website South Africa

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