hairdressing

Hairdressing Courses

This exciting, 1 year makeup course will enable you to develop the essential skills needed for a career in makeup.

  • About the Course

    You will study:

    • The art of photographic makeup
    • Follow health and safety practice in the salon
    • Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector
    • The art of dressing hair
    • Client consultation for hair services
    • Shaping and colouring eyebrows
    • Apply makeup
    • Instruction on makeup application
    • Themed face painting
  • Additional Costs

    Additional Fees

    £319 kit, logbook and uniform.

  • Entry Requirements
    At least 2 GCSEs at grade D / grade 3 or above (preferably English and maths). If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Progression

    You can progress onto the Theatrical Media Makeup - VTCT Level 3 Diploma for 16-18s or Makeup Design and Hairstyling - BTEC Level 3 Diploma and into employment within a hair salon or makeup counter as a makeover demonstrator or as a trainee makeup artist.

  • Assessment Method

    Through continual assessment of practical and written work, some online paper testing of knowledge, tasks and assignments. All students must be available for the yearly external verifier visit. You may also need to study functional skills or GCSE in English and Maths.

Course Info

Courses for 16-18 years

Full Time

Level 2

Location Isleworth

Start Date 05/09/2018

VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media MakeUp Studies (QCF)

 

Staff
Spotlight
Margaret Harris
Lecturer in Hairdressing and Barbering

“I studied at West Thames College before becoming a manager of a Regis salon. I now work alongside the teacher who trained me all of those years ago! In teaching I have truly found my calling.”

Margaret Harris
 

Staff
Spotlight
Sandra Cooper
Lecturer in Hairdressing

Former student, Sandra, joined the college as the salon receptionist before studying for her teaching qualification. “It’s a brilliant feeling passing on your skills to the students and seeing how they progress throughout their time at college.”

Sandra Cooper
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