Course Start Date March to April 2016
Monday March 14th – Full Day
Monday March 21st – Full Day
Monday 4th April – Half Day Mock exam
Exam Date: April 11th 2016*
How Long Is The Course?
The course is run over two full days, after which students must complete assigned home work and a portfolio of five case studies. Students must also attend a mock exam morning.
How Is The Course Taught?
Visual learning aids and lectures are used to teach the theory side of the course. Students learn the practical by applying make up to each other.
Students need to bring pens and paper and a file with plastic wallets to put their course notes in. A uniform is also required, which consists of black trousers, flat comfortable dark shoes and a white tunic top. Students also need to purchase a make up kit which is obtained from the course tutor on day.
At the end of the course students sit a thirty five minutes practical exam where make up application techniques as well as client care and standards of hygiene are assessed. There is also a 15 question theory paper and a mock exam morning. Students also need to submit documented photographic evidence of having made up five clients. This must include 1 day make up 1 evening make up with corrective work, 1 special occasion 1 bridal make up.
On satisfactory completion of the course and exams students are presented with an ITEC Award in Apply Make Up
You may apply to join The Complementary Therapist Association CThA
Pre-requisites For The Course
It is preferable that students hold 5 GCSE’s or relevant industry experience. However entry is at the discretion of the course tutor and life experience will be taken into account.
Who Is This Course Suitable For?
This course is ideal for hairdressers, therapists, school leavers, salon receptionists and beauticians who would like to be able to offer their clients make up as part of their services
- Skin analysis
- Colour knowledge
- Health and Safety
- Consultation techniques
- Environmental conditions suitable for make up
- Selection of correct make up and tools
- Ageing and the skin
- Diseases of the skin
- Structure and functions of the skin
- Aftercare advice
- Day, evening, bridal and special occasion make up
*The fee of £85.00 for the examination is payable separately at the end of the course.