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HNC Fashion Makeup Course

1.SQA ACCREDITED MAKEUP COURSE

The Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Fashion Make-up (SCQF level 7) develops knowledge, skills, and practical expertise in all aspects of fashion make-up such as beauty, glamorous, fashion make-up and hairstyling for a photoshoot.

Alongside learning the necassary skills to complete makeup looks, our tutors will teach you what it’s like to work in the industry. They will share their personal experiences of jobs they have had throughout their career as makeup artists.

Our tutors have worked with STV & the BBC, they have created looks for large commercial campaigns, worked at London Fashion week, been featured in the pages of Vogue. They have built successful businesses as glam and bridal appointment artists or are working as successful beauty influencers.

Make-up and skincare form part of one of the largest industries in the world. Entrepreneurship is thriving within the world of cosmetics, paving the way for fresh, independent brands to break into the industry. Make-up and skincare professionals are emerging every day with cutting edge, creative ideas for the sale, promotion and uses of a range of products on the market.

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COURSE CONTENT

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Essential Makeup Skills

This unit covers skin types, skin tones, face shapes, colour theory and foundation matching.

CURRENT & CLASSIC

Covering iconic beauty trends over the past few decades from the winged eyeliner of the 40’s to the glamour of the modern day cut crease.

RUNWAY & EDITORIAL

Researching fashionable looks from brands, designers, campaigns and runways to inspire your own runway and editorial-style looks.

HAIRDRESSING TECHNIQUES

Create basic looks that compliment a range of makeup styles using rollers, finger waving and curls. These are taught using various hair products and heated tools.

COMMERCIAL

Whether you’re working for a fashion brand or a new product launch this unit will teach you to follow creative briefs and take professional direction. Plan, design and produce an entire look complete with make-up, hair and styling.

PRESENTING

Presenting and promoting make-up looks or products to individuals via live audiences and via social media. This unit teaches you to educate in an audience for events and masterclasses.

PROJECT-BASED

Researching and studying a fashion designer or cosmetics brand by taking inspiration and planning a look complete with hair, make-up and styling for a professional photoshoot.

HISTORY OF HAIR & MAKEUP

Boufounts & Bee hive hair styles to greats gatsby & flapper makeup this unit will teach you a variety of influential classic styles to inspire your creativity.

SOCIAL MEDIA

We help you understand the meaning of content creation and how to promote and build your following across different types social platforms.

BRIDAL

Learn how to scale down for brides who do not typically wear a lot of makeup and want to look ultra natural with a touch of elegance. Learn how to take it up a notch when your bride wants to look bronzed and beautifully contoured.

THE EDIT

Choose makeup route you wish to persue and choose one of our Edit Shoots to build your portfolio. Our Edit shoots can be taken after your course has been completed. These shoots run throughout the year. Full creative teams are on hand to help you create the perfect look for your portfolio.

CAREER BUILDING

Learn how to create an industry ready CV and set your future employment goals. Our tutors are also building up their own makeup businesses whilst teaching you so gain knowledge and insight from their personal experiences.

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FAQ's

What is the course duration?

The course runs for 6 months with start dates across 4 locations.

Is this course accredited?

Newly launched in 2018, HNC Fashion Make-up recognises the growth and diversity of the fashion make-up industry.

Higher National Qualifications provide practical skills and theoretical knowledge that meet the needs of employers. The Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Fashion Make-up (SCQF level 7) develops knowledge, skills, and sound understanding along with practical expertise in all aspects of fashion make-up, thereby enabling candidates to work confidently and competently within this industry.

Do I get a makeup kit

Yes, a starter makeup kit is included with this course. The products change for each intake but generally they will consist of a professional brush set, a variety of foundations for colour matching, concealers and a range of colour cosmetics products.

Where can I attend this course?

Edinburgh
16 William Street
Edinburgh, EH3 7NH

Glasgow
Central Chambers
93 Hope Street
Glasgow, G2 6LD

Aberdeen
99-105 Holburn Street
Aberdeen, AB10 6BQ

Fife
7 High Street,
Dunfermline, KY12 7DL

Does this course guarantee employment?

It's up to the student to equip themselves with the necessary skills to seek employment. We do often get employers contacting us seeking staff and we will put forward the student or graduate best suited to the employers needs.

Will I get a photoshoot with this course?

Yes, professional photoshoots are included in your course. After you have completed your course there are many other opportunities to get invloved in photoshoots as a graduate.

Who does this course suit?

The HNC in Fashion Make-up is suitable for a wide range of candidates including:
  • school leavers
  • adult returners to education
  • individuals in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
  • people who wish to start their own business
  • people looking for self development

Where can I get funding for this course?

Many students self-fund from personal money, savings, finance, or pay their fees using monthly income or apply to SAAS (Students Award Agency Scotland) & SLC (Student Loans Company) to cover the cost.

How do I qualify for funding?

1. Enrol in our HNC Fashion Makeup Course or HND Makeup Artistry Course.


2. Be a resident in Scotland on the first day of the course.

Do I need to use my savings?

No, the majority of students qualify for enough funding support from SAAS and SLC to cover the cost of our courses. Based on a household income of £0 - £20,999 students are left with £225 per month after course fees are covered. Students can use this money for living costs, travel, kit and course materials etc

How far in advance can I enrol

You can book a space up to a year in advance.

What type of jobs can I get on completion?

Cosmetic Brand Employment: eg. sales, buying, product testing, product design and social media
Studio, Bridal and Party Make-Up Artist
Fashion Make-Up Artist: local and leading fashion shows
Editorial Make-Up Artist: magazines and newspapers
TV/Movie Make-Up Artist
Beauty Blogger, Vlogger or Agent
Photoshoot Art Director
Content Creator
Brand Ambassador
Creative Director
Cosmetics Personal Shopper
Beauty PR Agent
Social Media Manager
Social Media Beauty Influencer
Lecturer & Educator

Can I join if I just want to learn my own makeup?

Yes, many students don't wish to start makeup as a career but they enjoy learning beauty and creativity.

What does my course fees include?

Tuition
Insurance
Kits
Materials
Facilities
Qualification
SQA registration & certificates
Enrolment and admin fees
Promotional Fees
Aftercare
Photoshoots

Can I progress with my studies after this?

The HNC in Fashion Make-up allows progression into an HNC/HND in Make-up Artistry. Learners who successfully complete the qualification may progress to employment within the fashion, or commercial make-up industry.

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I’VE WORKED WITH WV, DIOR AND TOBI MAKE-UP.

Rhomani Drummond HNC Makeup Graduate

My confidence has rocketed and I'm more comfortable not only within myself but also in my confidence to work with different people.

Courtnie Cousins HNC Makeup Graduate

I've now discovered my own “identity” in the makeup world. It helped my confidence and I got a job at Charlotte Tilbury for H Beauty, Harrods.

Rocio Lahoz HNC Graduate

THE SKILLS I LEARNT GAVE ME THE CONFIDENCE TO Open UP MY OWN Beauty salon.

Holly Wyatt HNC Graduate

I STRIVE TO HELP MY CLIENTS LOOK AND FEEL BEAUTIFUL FROM THE INSIDE OUT.

Holly Martin HNC Makeup Graduate

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Glasgow

Suite 315 - 317, 93 Hope Street, G2 6LD

EDINBURGH

16 William Street Edinburgh, EH3 7NH

Aberdeen

99-105 Holburn Street, Aberdeen, AB10 6BQ

FIFE

7 High Street Dunfermline, KY12 7DL

WORKING INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

SOME OF OUR EDUCATION TEAM

Creative Director

Paulina Siembor

Curriculum Manager

Jay Millar

Social Creator & Tutor

Alice Dickson

Art Director & Tutor

Racheal Melrose

Lead Tutor

Charlie McGuire
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