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HND Makeup Artistry Course

1.SQA ACCREDITED MAKEUP COURSE

Higher National Qualifications provide practical skills and theoretical knowledge that meet the needs of employers. The HNC/D in Make-up Artistry: TV, Film and Theatre (SCQF level 7/8) develops knowledge and skills in all aspects of make-up artistry and should enable learners to work confidently and competently within this industry.

These qualifications covers areas such as: period and 20th century hairstyling and make-up; ageing skills; character skills; specialised make-up effects; life casting and mould making; and sculpting and flat mould production for prosthetic make-up.

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COURSE CONTENT

20th CENTURY HAIR & MAKEUP

Develop the skills required to research, plan and perform 20th century hairstyling and make-up looks for working within the TV, film and theatre industry.

AGING SKILLS

Gain knowledge of media aging within TV, film and theatre. Develop creativity and imagination within make-up designs to show ageing through the decades.

RISK MANAGEMENT, PRODUCT SAFETY

identify key aspects of risk management, appropriate product safety procedures, practices and research the sustainability of products whilst considering ethical practice and environmental impacts.

PRODUCTION STUDIES FOR THEATRE

Research a variety of roles, mark up scripts and produce hair and make-up looks from a given design brief for a theatre production.

PRODUCTION STUDIES FOR TV & FILM

The unit will include marking up a script/brief, planning timescales and understand continuity hair, make-up and facial hair for actors on camera.

CHARACTER SKILLS

Develop skills of character make-up for use in TV, Film and Theatre. Design and create a variety of character make-ups including make-up for TV, Film and Theatre, Sinister, Drag, Dirty Down and Non-human incorporating character enhancements such as added hair, hand-laid hair, bald caps, costumes, and props.

MAKEUP HAIRSTYLING & COSTUME

Research, plan, design and perform a total look incorporating make-up, hairstyling and costume incorporating a headdress on a model.

POSTICHE FOR TV, FILM & THEATRE

Investigate the use of a variety of postiche (hair pieces and wigs) and prepare, fitting and maintenance of postiche appropriate to the make-up artist working within the TV, film and theatre industry.

PERIOD MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING

Develop 18th and 19th Century period hairstyling and make-up skills to meet the requirements of the theatrical and visual media make-up industry.

BRIDAL SPECIAL MAKEUP EFFECTS FOR TV & FILM

Develop specialised make up effects used within the film/television theatre. Create specialised make up effects for a variety of scenarios from serious injury and disfigurement to death.

SCULPTING & FLAT MOULDING PRODUCTION FOR PROSTHETIC MAKEUP

Gain skills in sculpting and flat mould production for prosthetics make-up application to plan, design and produce make-up looks using self-made prosthetics.

LIFE CASTING & MOULDING MAKING

Produce a lifecast and multi-piece prosthetics appliances for character make-up application. Research plan and produce a facial lifecast and design and produce a range of moulds. Produce prosthetics appliances to create character make-up looks suitable for use within the TV and film industry.

MAKEUP & HAIR STYLING FOR TRANS

Investigate facial characteristics and hairstyles commonly associated with gender. Apply knowledge when planning and performing gender transformation make-up and hairstyle looks for clients.

ORGANISE A PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITY

Understand the importance of target audience, promotion, marketing and planning to promote & advertise your work, skills and services.

WORK PLACEMENT

Develop essential workplace skills and experience to enhance career development opportunities. Explore existing or new employment prospects and where possible to support progression into paid employment.

DIGITAL MARKETING COMMS: WEBSITES

Develop digital skills to progress in Marketing, Advertising and/or PR role & understand user managed website development.

DIGITAL MARKETING COMMS: CONTENT DEV

Understand types of social media platforms & learn to driving traffic and customers using different online marketing resources, content creation and search optimisation development & reporting.

PHOTOGRAPHY INTRODUCTION

Explore modern and historical photographic equipment and techniques. Produce and present original images, demonstrating how photographic techniques can represent a story and influence appearance.

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FAQ's

What is the course duration?

The course runs for 18 months.

Is this course accredited?

The HNC/D in Make-up Artistry: TV, Film and Theatre (SCQF level 7/8) develops knowledge and skills in all aspects of make-up artistry and should enable learners to work confidently and competently within this industry.

Do I get a makeup kit

Yes, kit items are provided throughout the course. Kit items are provided at the start of the new year or subject where items are required for lesson.

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 involved in photoshoots and work experience as a graduate.

Who does this course suit?

The HND in Make-up Artistry 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
  • people looking to start a caeer in TV and Film

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.

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

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

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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.

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

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EDINBURGH

2022
HND Makeup Artistry

February 2023
Mon, Tues, Wed

GLASGOW

2022
HND Makeup Artistry

September 2022
Mon, Tues, Wed

ABERDEEN

2022
HND Makeup Artistry
Dates TBC 2023

DUNFERMLINE

2022
HND Makeup Artistry
Dates TBC 2023
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Glasgow

Suite 230-244, 93 Hope Street, G2 6LD

HND Makeup Artistry Course GlamCandy

EDINBURGH

16 William Street Edinburgh, EH3 7NH

HND Makeup Artistry Course GlamCandy

Aberdeen

99-105 Holburn Street, Aberdeen, AB10 6BQ

HND Makeup Artistry Course GlamCandy

FIFE

7 High Street Dunfermline, KY12 7DL

WORKING INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

SOME OF OUR EDUCATION TEAM

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Creative Director

Paulina Siembor
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Curriculum Manager

Jay Millar
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Social Creator & Tutor

Alice Dickson
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Art Director & Tutor

Racheal Melrose
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Lead Tutor

Charlie McGuire
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