Do you have an interest in applying make-up? Well with this course you can learn the skills and knowledge to become a make-up artist, from home!
This course will enable 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
Most make-up artists work freelance for different clients, making it a flexible and rewarding career. Just imagine this could be you!
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 easier 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 50,000 students that have already done so.
Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.
Unit 1: Skin structure, types and facial treatments
Lip and eye make-up cleanse
Toning products and procedures
Client record card and treatment plan
Contraindications to treatment
Unit 2: Eyelash and eyebrow treatments
Eyelash and brow treatments
Skin test or patch test
Eyebrow tinting and shaping
False eyelash application
Unit 3: Provision of make-up treatments
Record card and treatment plan
Labelling of ingredients
Common ingredients of skincare and make-up products
Product use and information
Make-up brushes and tools
Hygienic application of make-up
General points of good practice
Make-up application procedure
Unit 4: Provision of specialist make-up treatments
Face and body art make-up
Nail treatments and enamelling
Make-up effects and tools
Media make-up (theatre/fashion/photographic)
Unit 5: Anatomy and physiology
Blood and blood supply
The lymphatic system
The skin (dermis, epidermis)
Hair (follicles, structure, colour)
Functions of the skin
Disorders of the skin
Unit 6: Health, safety and business management
Sterilisation and hygiene
Health and safety legislation
Communication and greeting clients
Appearance and attitude
Treatment of minors
Teamwork and time management
Codes of conduct, ethics and practice
This course is assessed by a series of assignments. These assignments will then be sent and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required for this course.
You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.
This course is designed for distance learning at home or at work. Students will receive a course pack containing all study materials, as well as full tutor support by email. So help is only a click away!
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by Training Qualifications 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 are the entry requirements for this course?
No previous knowledge is necessary for this course.
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
FREE Make-Up kit including:
* Not included with the online study option
Are there any additional costs?
No. Everything you need is included in the price!
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.
Only available to UK residents over 18 and in part or full-time employment subject to terms and conditions.
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