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City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Media Make-up

City & Guilds

Level 3


This qualification is designed to develop the skills required for media makeup. It primarily concentrates on ageing a character using special fx components and prosthetic pieces.


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Course Content

This course has one technical manditory unit which develops the technical skills and underpinning knowledge for this area of the special fx makeup industry.

Assessment Method

This award will be assessed through the production of mood boards, practical observation of skills and online testing.

Progression Opportunities

Successful completion will allow progression to other fashion, photographic and media make-up programmes. This is a supplementary qualification for Learners wishing to or who have alread gained employment in the media make-up industry.

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Entry Requirements

A level 2 qualification in makeup would be desirable. Demonstration of artistic flair is essential.Learners that do not already possess a qualification in Health and Safety for the Hair or Beauty Industry, will be required to sit this unit alongside at additional cost.

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