Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 2 Award in Photographic Make-Up and Styling Hair - Sandwell College

Part Time

Level 2 Award in Photographic Make-Up


15 weeks

Central Campus


Course summary

Are you interested in photographic make-up? Then step this way! This Level 2 Award in Photographic Make-Up Hair qualification has been specifically designed to develop your practical skills in the creative art of styling hair and the imaginative application of photographic make-up. You will learn a variety of artistic techniques which will allow you to create a range of beauty designs using professional products and tools. The purpose of this qualification is to develop your skills and provide you with the foundation for further learning, and enable you to perform your own salon services. This is an add-on course for 16-18 and 19+ learners studying Beauty. This is an evening course for three hours a week.  

Course requirements

You must have a minimum ESOL Level 1 qualification.

This Level 2 Award in Photographic Make-Up course involves:

  • Period makeup
  • Looks of your choice
  • How to plan and prepare for a makeup application
  • Health and safety
  • Skin types and conditions

Practical assessment with one theory exam. The make-up element is assessed by exam and coursework.

On successful completion of this Level 2 Award in Photographic Make-Up, you may progress to:

  • A full-time Level 2 course
  • Work as a bridal make-up artist
  • Work in a salon as a make-up artist

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

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