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Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair & Media Make-Up City & Guilds Diploma

Cornwall College Camborne LEVEL: 3 Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

Our courses will put you on the road to a great future; we have developed our qualifications in partnership with industry professionals to ensure he knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current, but will set you apart in the workplace. Throughout your studies you will learn by completing practical activities and assessments based on real-life scenarios in our Koko commercial training salons. You’ll get the chance to take part in competitions, fashion shows and get some masterclass insights from visiting professionals.


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Ideal if:

You would like to provide make-up and hair services to the media, theatre, performing arts, fashion and photographic industries.

You’ll need:

Two GCSEs at grade C or 4 in English and mathematics, relevant experience or a Hair & Make-up City & Guilds Diploma Level 2.

You’ll learn:

A variety of techniques to an advanced level, such as special effects and camouflage make-up, applying prosthetic pieces, airbrush make-up, working to client briefs, client care and communication and monitoring health and safety 'on set'.


To be assessed throughout your course as well as completing a final exam.

You’ll love:

The industry focus of this course; equipping you for a successful career in media hair and make-up.

You’ll go on to:

Employment as a make-up artist working in media and television, photography, retail services within industry or on board cruise liners. You may decide to progress onto advanced professional qualifications at level 4.


Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy


Theatrical, Special effects, Hair & Media Make-Up City & Guilds Diploma

Start Date





1 year

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