HND in Make-up Artistry for TV, Film & Theatre

Our SQA Accredited HND course covers a number of styles in Make-up artistry focusing on techniques used in TV Film and Theatre. Throughout the course students learn in depth about the industry and make-up application, as well as customer service and business skills to start successful, long-lasting careers.

Course Duration

18 months

Course Schedule

Full Time

Monday-Tuesday & Thursday-Friday (10:00 – 16:00)

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Our SQA Accredited HND course covers a number of styles in Make-up artistry focusing on techniques used in TV Film and Theatre. Throughout the course students learn in depth about the industry and make-up application, as well as customer service and business skills to start successful, long-lasting careers.

Our HND course has limited spaces therefore all students who are interested must attend an interview. During the interview we will discuss content, fees and payment options that are available. If you are successful upon interview students may be eligible to apply to SAAS (Student Awards Association Scotland) for funding.

• Essential make-up skills
• Hairstyle maintenance skills
• Ageing skills
• 20th century hair and make-up
• Specialised make-up effects for TV & film
• Sculpting & flat mould for prosthetic make-up
• Production studies for theatre
• Risk management, product safety & sustainability
• Graded Unit 1
• Character skills
• Postiche for TV, film & theatre
• Period hairstyling & make-up
• Life casting & mould making
• Production studies for TV & film
• Work placement
• Total manitory units
• Body painting skills for make-up artists
• Make-up & hair styling for a photoshoot
• History of hairstyling
• History of make-up
• Photography: An introduction
• Website tools & techniques
• Graded Unit 2

This course is available at the following locations:

Rachael Melrose
Makeup Artist & Tutor
Vicky Cameron
Senior Makeup Artist & Lead Tutor
Amanda McCarthy
Education Manager
Holly Martin
Make-Up Artist & Tutor
Karen Bowen
Senior Make-Up Artist & Lead Tutor
Shauni Clements
Make-Up Artist & Tutor
Danielle Dickson
Make-Up Artist & Tutor

Will I get employment after the course?

Many of our students are placed on work placement on completion of their course. Students may also be invited to work shadow our artists in our shops or assist on weddings, fashion shows, music videos and photoshoots.
 
What type of jobs can I get on completion?

On completion of this course previous students have gained employment working in makeup studios, makeup counters or now work as a freelancer artis within the TV film sector of the industy. Many of our hard working dedicated students booked on this course as a hobby or an additional job and have been so successful they have chosen makeup as their sole profession

Flexible payment plans available up to 12 months. Or you can spread the cost further with one of our finance agreements up to 5 years. You may be eloigable for funding – this will be discussed at your interview. Once you have paid your deposit we will be in touch to discuss which payment options are most suitable to you.

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