Qualification Information

VTCT Product Code: AM30514 GLH: 333 Age Restriction: 16
Qualification Number: 600/8761/4 Units: 6 - 24 Registration End Date: 31st Jul 2021
Level: 3 Minimum Credits: 45

Additional Information

Purpose



The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre and Media Hair and Make-Up is a occupational 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
- VTCT Level 4 Diploma in Salon Management



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
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Filton Campus 0117 909 2357 Visit website Bristol, City of
Nene Park Academy 01733 368300 Visit website Cambridgeshire - Peterborough
MelVicMakeup Academy Ltd 07816 224009 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Warrington & Vale Royal College 01925 494494 Visit website Cheshire - Warrington
Carlisle College 01228 822700 Visit website Cumbria
Furness College 01229 825017 Visit website Cumbria
East Durham College 0191 518 2000 Visit website Durham
East Sussex College - Eastbourne 0303 003 9300 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
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College - Stroud Campus 01453 763424 Visit website Gloucestershire
Newall Green High School - Sixth Form Centre 0161 413 8839 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
Stockport College 0161 296 5000 Visit website Greater Manchester - Stockport
Plouise Make-up Academy 0161 773 7763 Visit website Greater Manchester - Tameside
Trafford College (Altrincham Campus) 01618867046 Visit website Greater Manchester - Trafford
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
Basingstoke College of Technology 01256 354141 Visit website Hampshire
Fareham College 01329 815200 Visit website Hampshire
Broadstairs College 01843 605040 Visit website Kent
Canterbury College 01227 811111 Visit website Kent
TNB Skills Training - Folkestone 01303 256305 Visit website Kent
Queens Academy London - Alperton 07747 603333 Visit website London - Brent
TLT Academy Ltd 020 8462 3662 Visit website London - Bromley
Training Skills UK Ltd. 020 3488 1852 Visit website London - Hackney
City and Islington College 020 7700 9200 Visit website London - Haringey
LHAA / LBTA 020 8953 9344 Visit website London - Hounslow
LSCollege - Lewisham Campus 020 3757 3000 Visit website London - Lewisham
Ella Creative Academy 07413 120843 Visit website Merseyside - Liverpool
Harrogate College 01423 879466 Visit website North Yorkshire
North Nottinghamshire College 01709 722 683 Visit website Nottinghamshire
Nottingham College 0115 910 0100 Visit website Nottinghamshire - Nottingham
Abingdon and Witney College - Abingdon Campus 01235 216415 Visit website Oxfordshire
City of Oxford College part of Activate Learning 01865 550550 Visit website Oxfordshire
Bath College 01225 312191 Visit website Somerset - Bath and North East Somerset
EMF Hair, Beauty & Nail Training Academy 01226 715360 Visit website South Yorkshire - Barnsley
Rotherham College 01709 722 683 Visit website South Yorkshire - Rotherham
East Surrey College 01737 772611 Visit website Surrey
Bradford College 01274 433333 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
EMD UK Ltd - Bradford 01274 945595 Visit website West Yorkshire - Bradford
Leeds City College - The Printworks Campus 0113 284 6362 Visit website West Yorkshire - Leeds
Olive Training 01985 840093 Visit website Wiltshire
Fairfield Neighbourhood Learning Centre 01905 758420 Visit website Worcestershire
Kidderminster College 01562 512022 Visit website Worcestershire
Guernsey College of Further Education 01481 737500 Visit website Guernsey
American Beauty Training Academy +353 21 234 8338 Visit website Ireland
College of Media and Artistry +353 86 063 5732 Visit website Ireland
Tiger Training Academy +353 214 564971 Visit website Ireland
DE Visagieschool B.V. +31 6 46408785 Visit website Netherlands
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
BUSTQUE 325 (PTY) Ltd. +27 (0)11 763 7667 Visit website South Africa
Face to Face Potchefstroom +27 18 290 8520 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
Grwp Llandrillo Menai - Coleg Llandrillo 01492 546666 Visit website Conwy

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