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Make-Up Artist and Starting Your Own Business Level 3

Course Code: OSC1125
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Would you like an insight into how to start your own make-up business? Then look no further! Gain all the knowledge you need to know in this bundle course. Studying from home couldn’t be easier!

This course will allow you to:

  • Understand that a facial is a procedure involving a variety of skin treatments. These can include: team, exfoliation, extraction, creams, lotions, facial masks, peels, and massage
  • Know how to apply a deep cleanse and identify the best toning products and procedures
  • Explain what a mask therapy and facial massage is and how to undergo the procedures
  • Learn about eyelash and eyebrow treatments and what works best
  • Understand how to apply make-up professionally
  • Learn how to create face and body art make-up
  • Explore the different types of nail treatments and enamelling
  • Study how to apply media make-up for people who work in theatre, fashion and photography
  • Gain an insight into anatomy and physiology
  • Look into the health, safety and business management of a make-up artist
  • Learn the key steps you will need to consider when planning and creating your business to increase your chances of success and minimise risk
  • Understand how to market your business, identifying competition and setting pricing and branding strategies
  • Plan how to provide for the individual needs of customers and prepare for the obstacles and opportunities that will arise in your venture
  • Learn the most efficient ways to advertise your business and how to handle and recruit staff

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it simple and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 60,000 students that have already done so.

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Make-Up Artist Level 3:

     

    Unit 1: Skin Structure, Types and Facial Treatments
    • Facial Treatments
    • Skin Structure
    • Skin Analysis
    • Lip and eye make-up cleanse
    • Superficial/deep cleanse
    • Toning products and procedures
    • Exfoliation
    • Client record card and treatment plan
    • Contraindications to treatment
    • Mask therapy
    • Facial massage
    Unit 2: Eyelash and eyebrow Treatments
    • Eyelash and brow treatments
    • Skin test or patch test
    • Eyelash tinting
    • Contra-indications
    • Eyebrow tinting and shaping
    • False eyelash application
    • Eyelash perming
    • Strip lashes
    • Semi-permanent mascara
    Unit 3: Provision of Make-Up Treatments
    • Make-up consultation
    • Record card and treatment plan
    • Product formulations
    • Labelling of ingredients
    • Common ingredients of skincare and make-up products
    • Mineral make-up
    • Product use and information
    • Client preparation
    • Make-up brushes and tools
    • Hygienic application of make-up
    • General points of good practice
    • Make-up application procedure
    • Bridal make-up
    • Retailing
    • Consumer legislation
    Unit 4: Provision of Specialist Make-Up Treatments
    • Face and body art make-up
    • Make-up colours
    • Artificial tanning
    • Airbrushing techniques
    • Nail treatments and enamelling
    • Nail art
    • Prosthetics
    • Make-up effects and tools
    • Media make-up (theatre/fashion/photographic)
    • Cosmetic camouflage
    Unit 5: Anatomy and Physiology
    • Blood and blood supply
    • The lymphatic system
    • The skeleton
    • Cells
    • Muscle tissue
    • The skin (dermis, epidermis)
    • Hair (follicles, structure, colour)
    • Nerve endings
    • Functions of the skin
    • Disorders of the skin
    Unit 6: Health, Safety and Business Management
    • Hygiene
    • Sterilisation and hygiene
    • Infection
    • Salon management
    • Health and safety legislation
    • Equal opportunities
    • Communication and greeting clients
    • Appearance and attitude
    • Telephone manner
    • Complaint handling
    • Insurance
    • Treatment of minors
    • Data protection
    • Teamwork and time management
    • Codes of conduct, ethics and practice
    • Employee appraisal
  • Starting Your Own Business Level 3:

     

    Unit 1: Preparing to start your own business
    • Why start your own business?
    • Character and motivation
    • Before you start: managing yourself and planning
    • Market research
    • Sales and profits
    • Competitors
    • Financial planning
    • Suppliers
    • Employing people
    • Stock and asset management
    Unit 2: Defining your business
    • Deciding on the form of your business (sole trader, partnership, limited company)
    • How to decide what is best for you
    • Setting goals for yourself
    Unit 3: Marketing
    • Your product or service
    • Value for money
    • Competition
    • Segmenting your market
    • Pricing
    Unit 4: Customers
    • Identifying your potential customers
    • Promoting your business
    • Before sale
    • After sale
    Unit 5: Finance
    • Understanding your business finances
    • Working with figures
    • Break-event point
    • Fixed and current assets
    • Cash flow
    • Sources of finance
    • Managing your money
    Unit 6: Your Business Plan
    • Why do you need a business plan?
    • The format and structure of your business plan
    • Yourself, your people. your values, your mission
    • Your business model
    • Your market
    • Your competition
    • Development
    • Profit forecast
    • Risks

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

  • Study Method

    This course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. Students will receive a course pack containing all study materials or online materials, as well as full tutor support by email. So help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Starting Your Own Business Level 3 Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

    You will also receive a Make-Up Artist Level 3 Certificate of Achievement by Training Qualification UK (TQUK).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed by TQUK. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course). This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
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  • FREE Make-Up Kit including:
  • Spatula
  • Headband
  • Make-up palette
  • Lip brushes
  • Mascara brushes
  • Eyeliner brushes
  • Applicators

* Not included with the online study option

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your two Level 3 Certificates in Make-Up Artist and Starting your Own Business.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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