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Certificate in Make-up

Cornwall College Camborne LEVEL: 2 Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

If you would like to work as a make-up artist, this course will give you the wide range of skills you need from applying simple make-up to more intricate techniques.

If you are looking to begin an exciting career in the make-up industry, and would like to eventually pursue a career in make-up, photographic studios, department make-up stores, or salons gaining a national qualification, then this course is for you.

This Level 2 Certificate in Make-up aims to provide you with a range of essential technical and practical skills and knowledge, which will equip you to seek employment or further training within the make-up Industry. These skills include carrying out services such as applying make-up and providing eyelash and brow treatments.


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Ideal if:

Anyone wishing to begin a career in the makeup industry.

You’ll need:

There are no formal entry requirements, only that you have a great interest and enthusiasm for the beauty related industry.

Learners aged 16-19 without GCSE pass at Grade 4 or above will be expected to study maths and/or English alongside.

You’ll learn:

This qualification covers all the core skills you will need to progress to further learning and training, or to enter the world of work within the make-up industry. You will study the following mandatory content:

  • Working in beauty related industries
  • Health & Safety practice in the salon
  • Client care and communication in beauty related industries
  • The art of applying makeup
  • Eye brow and lash treatments


You will attend theory sessions that will support the knowledge and understanding.

Learners will also be expected to work independently producing research material, evidence and assignments.

Practical assessment will take place throughout the year and there will be internally set assignments and theory exam.

You’ll love:

Taking part in masterclasses led by leading industry experts and training in our professional salons.

You’ll go on to:

On successful completion of the Level 2 Certificate in Make-up you could progress into employment as a make-up artist or progress onto one of our other make-up related courses such as the Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-up.



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