Course Information

City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Hairdressing and Media Make-up

City & Guilds

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.


This course is for you if you’re interested in a career in the fashion, theatrical and media make-up industry. You’ll experience the realistic work environment and develop relevant skills for progression within this fast-moving industry. The course will also involve sessions outside the normal timetabled day to ensure the requirements of the qualifications are met.

Additional Information

The College also will help you gain additional qualifications throughout the year, as well as engage with industry experts and participate in workshops relevant to the industry. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain qualifications in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT if needed. Students will be required to purchase a uniform and kit at the start of the programme.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to purchase a uniform on commencement of the programme.

Course Content

The course combines a large proportion of practical learning with relevant theory components. You’ll gain practical skills for the hair and media make-up industry, as well as knowledge on relevant health and safety, eyelash and eyebrow treatments, tanning, make-up, photographic and body art, plus skills in styling, dressing and colouring hair. As part of the course, you’ll also be expected to make and style a hair piece.

Assessment Method

Qualifications are assessed through practical observation, online assessments and written tasks.

Progression Opportunities

Entry Requirements

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