Kick-start your career as a make-up artist, from home!
The practical day for this course will be accredited by the Hair and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA). The HABIA is recognised by the government as the Standards Setting Body for the hair and beauty industries and plays an essential role in maintaining and improving professionalism within them.
As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in special occasion make-up, this Level 3 course is ideal for:
This course is assessed by a series of written assignments which are marked by your tutor. No external examination is required. Your coursework must be completed before you can proceed onto the practical day.
Once enrolled, you will have 12 months to complete this course. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines. Your practical day will last 6.5 hours.
You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. Your course materials will be delivered to you by post or online, so receiving your course is easy and hassle-free. Tutor support is also available by email, so help is only a click away! You will send your assignments to your tutor for marking. Assignments can be sent by email or post, it’s up to you. You will also need to attend a day’s practical training.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a 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.
Your practical training will be accredited through the Hair and Beauty Industry Authority (HABIA) who set the standards for training for the UK. You will also receive a Certificate in Special Occasion Make-Up from Ellison’s Academy.
You will need to have a Level 2 in Make-up or have previously studied our Introduction to Professional Make-up Level 2 course before enrolling onto this course. Take a look at our Introduction to Make-up Level 2 course.
For your practical day you will be required to carry out the treatments on each other. You will also need to bring with you a full set of professional brushes and may wish to bring a camera to record your work.
Once enrolled, you have 12 months to complete this course. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.
Once you have passed your written assignments, you may book your practical day. Simply call us whenever you're ready and we'll arrange this for you. You will need to take your practical training at a venue in Coventry.
* Not included with the online study option
No. We will issue your certification based on your coursework and practical session.
You will need to purchase a full set of professional make-up brushes to bring with you on your practical day. The venue does have a warehouse located next to it, so you are able to purchase equipment and products on the day if you wish to do so.
You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course and practical session you will be awarded your Certificate.
It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.
That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.