Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AM30514 GLH: 333 - 393 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 600/8761/4 Units: 6 - 24 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2018
Level: 3 Minimum Credits: 45

Additional Information

Purpose



The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre and Media Hair and Make-Up (QCF) is a technical level qualification that provides learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work as a make-up artist. This qualification is based on Habia National Occupational Standards (NOS). This qualification is recognised by the UK's largest beauty therapy trade body/professional association, The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) and also the UK's second largest association representing beauty therapy employers; the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) as being fit for purpose for preparing learners for a career as a make-up artist.

This qualification has specifically been designed for the 16-19 age group and builds on existing knowledge and understanding of make-up artistry gained at Level 2, enabling learners to expand the scope of their technical skills to prepare learners for employment as a make-up artist.

The content of this qualification is comprised of all the required elements to work effectively as a make-up artist including airbrush make-up for the face, camouflage make-up, fashion and photographic make-up and media make-up. These units are all mandatory.

Learners also have the opportunity to undertake a wide range of optional units to enhance their practical skills in both hair and make-up application/beauty techniques such as face and body art, mehndi skin decoration, applying prosthetic pieces, styling and fitting postiche, wig services and fantasy hair design, production arts planning and many more related units.This qualification is comprised of four mandatory units and in order to be awarded the qualification, learners must also gain a minimum of 20 credits from units in the optional group.

Career Opportunities



Career opportunities as a make-up artist exist in a variety of contexts, including:

- Beauty salons
- Independent/self-employed/mobile/home-based settings
- Theatre, film, print media, photographic studios
- National Health Service
- Product manufacturing and training
- Hospitals/care homes

Further Learning Opportunities



Whilst this qualification's primary purpose is to prepare learners for employment as a make-up artist learners may choose to complement their knowledge and skills by undertaking higher level qualifications in related areas such as:

- VTCT Level 4 Certificate in Salon Management (QCF)
- VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management (QCF)



Qualification Structure

Mandatory - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 4 components and earn a minimum of 25 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV30406 R/601/3932 Apply airbrush make-up to the face 3 4 27
UV30409 D/601/4355 Camouflage make-up 3 7 60
UV30431 T/601/3566 Media make-up 3 7 60
UV30441 M/601/5509 Fashion and photographic make-up 3 7 66

Optional - from this group you'll need to cover a minimum of 2 components and earn a minimum of 20 credits.

Unit Code Unit Ref Unit Title Level Credits GLH
UV10345 Y/502/3979 The art of dressing hair 2 5 30
UV20419 F/601/3554 Provide eyelash and brow treatments 2 4 36
UV20437 J/601/4222 Apply make-up 2 5 41
UV20438 L/601/4223 Instruction on make-up application 2 5 34
UV20444 H/601/5491 Design and apply Mendhi skin decoration 2 4 34
UV20499 J/600/8632 Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector 2 7 60
UV20503 A/601/5366 Wig services 2 5 40
UV21365 L/502/4823 2D visual communication 2 5 30
UV30342 Y/502/3805 Plaiting and twisting hair 1 3 30
UV30426 D/601/3562 Apply individual permanent lashes 3 4 38
UV30436 R/601/5339 Style and fit postiche 3 7 60
UV30440 J/601/5466 Design and apply face and body art 3 6 51
UV30451 R/601/4465 Provide self tanning 3 3 25
UV30496 R/600/8634 Style and dress hair using a variety of techniques 3 7 60
UV30498 H/600/8637 Creative hairdressing design skills 3 8 60
UV30500 K/600/8638 Make and style a hair addition 3 7 60
UV30557 R/601/9441 Create and cast small prosthetic pieces and bald caps 3 6 40
UV30558 M/601/9432 Apply prosthetic pieces and bald caps 3 6 40
UV30571 M/600/0136 Production arts planning 3 10 60
UV30572 K/502/5624 Fantasy hair design for performers 3 10 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
Central Bedfordshire College - Dunstable Campus 01582 477776 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Therapy Learning Centre - Bedfordshire 07956 539922 Visit website Bedfordshire - Central Bedfordshire
Newbury College 01635 584500 Visit website Berkshire - West Berkshire
City of Bristol College - Ashley Down Centre 0117 312 5000 Visit website Bristol, City of
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Filton Campus 0117 909 2357 Visit website Bristol, City of
Amersham and Wycombe College - Amersham Campus 01494 585555 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Aylesbury College 01296 588588 Visit website Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes College 01908 637238 Visit website Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes
The College of West Anglia - Isle Campus 01945 582561 Visit website Cambridgeshire
Nene Park Academy 01733 368300 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Peterborough Regional College 0845 872 8722 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
Macclesfield College 01625 410000 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
South Cheshire College 01270 654654 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire East
Mid-Cheshire College 01606 74444 Visit website Cheshire - Cheshire West and Chester
Riverside College Halton - Kingsway Campus 0151 257 2800 Visit website Cheshire - Halton
MelVicMakeup Academy Ltd 07816 224009 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Warrington & Vale Royal College 01925 494494 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Truro College 01872 267000 Visit website Cornwall
Truro College - Tregye Campus 01872 267156 Visit website Cornwall
Carlisle College 01228 822700 Visit website Cumbria
Furness College 01229 825017 Visit website Cumbria
Buxton and Leek College - Buxton Campus 01298 330620 Visit website Derbyshire
Chesterfield College 01246 500500 Visit website Derbyshire
University of Derby Buxton 01298 330631 Visit website Derbyshire
Petroc - Barnstaple Campus 01271 338157 Visit website Devon
South Devon College 01803 540485 Visit website Devon - Torbay
The Bournemouth and Poole College of FE 01202 205205 Visit website Dorset - Bournemouth
East Durham College 0191 518 2000 Visit website Durham
Darlington College 01325 503072 Visit website Durham - Darlington
Stockton Riverside College 01642 865400 Visit website Durham - Stockton-on-Tees
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
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College 01273 667788 Visit website East Sussex - Brighton and Hove
Escala Beauty Academy 01702 555566 Visit website Essex
Lee Stafford Hair and Beauty Academy - Chelmsford College 01245 265611 Visit website Essex
South Essex College of Further and Higher Education - Basildon Campus 0845 521 2345 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
Hayden Health and Beauty Training Academy 0844 335 0152 Visit website Gloucestershire
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Stroud Campus 01453 769424 Visit website Gloucestershire
Newall Green High School - Sixth Form Centre 0161 234 4654 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Central Manchester College of Health and Beauty 0161 236 7181 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Harpurhey Campus 0161 909 6655 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The Manchester College - Northenden Campus 0161 614 8000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
The School of Nails and Make-up 0161 777 6926 Visit website Greater Manchester - Manchester
Aqua Rosa Training Centre 0845 838 8461 Visit website Greater Manchester - Salford
Stockport College 0161 296 5000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Stockport
Wigan and Leigh College 01942 761600 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
Wigan and Leigh College - Leigh Campus 01942 761452 Visit website Greater Manchester - Wigan
AHEd - Peter Symonds College 01962 886166 Visit website Hampshire
Eastleigh College 023 8091 1028 Visit website Hampshire
Fareham College 01329 815200 Visit website Hampshire
North Hertfordshire College - Hitchin Campus 01462 424242 Visit website Hertfordshire
West Herts College 01923 812500 Visit website Hertfordshire
Canterbury College 01227 811111 Visit website Kent
East Kent College 01843 605040 Visit website Kent
East Kent College - Folkestone 01303 858216 Visit website Kent
Mid-Kent College - Maidstone Campus 01634 383447 Visit website Kent
North Kent College - Dartford 01322 629400 Visit website Kent
TNB Skills Training - Folkestone 01303 256305 Visit website Kent
Mid-Kent College - Medway Campus 01634 383447 Visit website Kent - Medway
Preston's College 01772 225001 Visit website Lancashire
West Lancashire College 01695 52300 Visit website Lancashire
Blackpool and the Fylde College - Bispham Campus 01253 504625 Visit website Lancashire - Blackpool
Brooksby Melton College 01664 850850 Visit website Leicestershire
Leicester College 0116 224 2240 Visit website Leicestershire - Leicester
New College Stamford 01780 484300 Visit website Lincolnshire
Barnet and Southgate College 020 3764 8000 Visit website London - Barnet
Lashes Academy 07429 923657 Visit website London - Brent
Queens Beauty Academy - Alperton 07747 603333 Visit website London - Brent
TLT Academy Ltd 020 8462 3662 Visit website London - Bromley
Queens Beauty Academy Ltd 07747 603333 Visit website London - Camden
The Beauty Training Centre Ltd 07943 868678 Visit website London - Enfield
Shooters Hill Post 16 Campus 020 8854 8930 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
Harrow College 020 8909 6451 Visit website London - Harrow
Therapy Learning Centre 07956 539922 Visit website London - Havering
LHAA / LBTA 020 8953 9344 Visit website London - Hounslow
West Thames College 020 8326 2000 Visit website London - Hounslow
Ilford Skills Academy 020 8548 7167 Visit website London - Redbridge
Redbridge College 020 8548 7400 Visit website London - Redbridge
South Thames College 020 8918 7702 Visit website London - Wandsworth
Knowsley Community College 0151 477 5850 Visit website Merseyside - Knowsley
Ella Creative Academy 07413 120843 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Global Make Up Academy 0151 347 2408 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
LivAva Training Academy 0151 651 0101 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
Wirral Metropolitan College - Conway Park Campus 0151 551 7777 Visit website Merseyside - Wirral
The College of West Anglia - King's Lynn Campus 01553 761144 Visit website Norfolk
The Norfolk Hair and Beauty Training Academy 07703 006592 Visit website Norfolk
York College 01904 770200 Visit website North Yorkshire - York
Tresham College - Corby Campus 0345 658 8990 Visit website Northamptonshire
North Nottinghamshire College 01777 504504 Visit website Nottinghamshire
New College Nottingham 0115 910 0100 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Abingdon and Witney College - Abingdon Campus 01235 216220 Visit website Oxfordshire
Abingdon and Witney College - Witney Campus 01235 216220 Visit website Oxfordshire
Banbury and Bicester College part of Activate Learning 0808 168 6626 Visit website Oxfordshire
City of Oxford College part of Activate Learning 01865 550550 Visit website Oxfordshire
North Shropshire College - Oswestry Campus 01691 688000 Visit website Shropshire
Yeovil College 01935 423921 Visit website Somerset
Bath College 01225 312191 Visit website Somerset - Bath and North East Somerset
Health Academics 01934 713625 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Weston College 01934 411411 Visit website Somerset - North Somerset
Barnsley College 01226 216710 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
EMF Hair, Beauty & Nail Training Academy 07889 730630 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
The Studio Academy Limited 0114 272 2535 Visit website South Yorkshire - Doncaster
Interserve Learning and Employment (Services) Limited 0114 251 9210 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Syreeta's Make Up Academy 07908 253657 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
The Sheffield College 0114 260 2600 Visit website South Yorkshire - Sheffield
Burton and South Derbyshire College 01283 494774 Visit website Staffordshire
Buxton and Leek College - Leek Campus 0800 074 0099 Visit website Staffordshire
South Staffordshire College - Cannock Chase Campus 01543 462200 Visit website Staffordshire
South Staffordshire College - Tamworth Campus 01827 310202 Visit website Staffordshire
Stoke on Trent College - Cauldon Campus 01782 208208 Visit website Staffordshire - Stoke-on-Trent
East Surrey College 01737 772611 Visit website Surrey
Guildford College of Further and Higher Education 01483 448500 Visit website Surrey
Boldon School 0191 536 2176 Visit website Tyne and Wear - South Tyneside
City of Sunderland College 0191 511 6000 Visit website Tyne and Wear - Sunderland
City of Sunderland College - Hylton Skills Campus 0191 511 6000 Visit website Tyne and Wear - Sunderland
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College 024 7624 3000 Visit website Warwickshire
South and City College Birmingham - Hall Green Campus 0121 694 6311 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
University College Birmingham 0121 604 1000 Visit website West Midlands - Birmingham
Dudley College of Technology 01384 363000 Visit website West Midlands - Dudley
Halesowen College 0121 602 8025 Visit website West Midlands - Dudley
Sandwell College of Further and Higher Education 0121 556 6000 Visit website West Midlands - Sandwell
Solihull College 0121 678 7000 Visit website West Midlands - Solihull
Bradford College 01274 433333 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
EMD UK Ltd - Bradford 07837 812245 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Leeds City College - Keighley Campus 01535 685000 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
In House Training Ltd 01924 500647 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Inhouse Community Learning 01924 500647 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
The White Rose School of Health and Beauty 01484 510625 Visit website West Yorkshire - Kirklees
Leeds City College - The Printworks Campus 0113 284 6362 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Olive Training 01985 840093 Visit website Wiltshire
Swindon College 01793 491591 Visit website Wiltshire
New College Swindon 01793 611470 Visit website Wiltshire - Swindon
Kidderminster College 01562 512022 Visit website Worcestershire
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
Blossom Kochhar College of Creative Arts and Design +91 26473050 Visit website India
Chloris Beauty Academy +91 987611900 Visit website India
American Beauty Training Academy +353 21 234 8338 Visit website Ireland
College of Media and Artistry +353 86 063 5732 Visit website Ireland
Gorey Institute of Beauty +353 53 943 0338 Visit website Ireland
Jimmy C Make-up Academy +353 85 877 8257 Visit website Ireland
Sharon Leavy College of Hair and Beauty +353 57 866 2600 Visit website Ireland
Solo Hair Design +353 21 455 4908 Visit website Ireland
Beauty Emporium Academy +356 2713 2414 Visit website Malta
Biocare Academy +356 2142 4401 Visit website Malta
Face 2 Face Academy Ltd +356 2137 0257 Visit website Malta
Peach & Sorrel Beauty Academy +356 2144 6640 Visit website Malta
DE Visagieschool B.V. +31 6 46408785 Visit website Netherlands
South Eastern Regional College - Bangor Campus 028 9127 6600 Visit website Ards and North Down
Belfast Metropolitan College - Titanic Quarter Campus 028 9026 5269 Visit website Belfast
Belfast Metropolitan College - Castlereagh Campus 028 9026 3130 Visit website Lisburn and Castlereagh
South Eastern Regional College - Lisburn Campus 028 9266 7725 Visit website Lisburn and Castlereagh
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
Coleg Gwent - Crosskeys Campus 01495 333460 Visit website Caerphilly
Cardiff and Vale College - City Centre Campus 029 2025 0450 Visit website Cardiff
Coleg Y Cymoedd - Ystrad Mynach 01443 816888 Visit website Cardiff
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Llandrillo 01492 546666 Visit website Conwy
Coleg Cambria - Deeside Campus 0300 303 0007 Visit website Flintshire
Coleg Gwent - Newport Campus 01633 466000 Visit website Newport
NPTC Group - Brecon 0845 408 6400 Visit website Powys
Coleg y Cymoedd - Aberdare 01685 887500 Visit website Rhondda Cynon Taff

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