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Special Occasion Make-Up Level 3

Course Code: OSC1117
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Do you want to boost your make-up skills? Then this Level 3 course can help you do just that, from home!

This course will enable you to:

  • Understand the requirements when working on the skin for makeup applications
  • Learn about the skin structure, preparation of the skin prior to makeup application
  • Explore consultation techniques and contraindications, client record keeping and skin analysis
  • Gain an understanding of client preparation
  • Understand how to create vintage retro styles
  • Know how to apply Asian bridal applications and techniques including traditional bridal looks, eye makeup with glitter application, cream shadows and shimmers, different Liquid eyeliner techniques and advanced cream contouring.
  • Gain knowledge of all airbrush tools and techniques

You will receive your course by post or email, so getting your materials is easy and hassle-free. Your personal tutor is there to support you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!         

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

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 60,000 students that already have!

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

Course Content

  • Unit 1: The Skin and Preparation
    • Skin structure
    • Preparation of the skin prior to makeup application
    • Products used
    • Consultation techniques
    • Contraindications
    • Client record keeping
    • Skin analysis
    Unit 2: Make-Up Techniques and Provision
    • Face shapes and face charting
    • Treatment planning and trial
    • Brushes
    • Tools
    • Products
    • Health, safety and hygiene
    • Selecting and applying various foundations
    • Colour correction and concealing
    • Traditional Bridal
    • Natural Eye makeup
    • Smokey effect (natural and dark)
    • Applications of highlighting and shading
    • Application of flare and strip lashes
    Unit 3: Vintage Retro Styles
    • Vintage retro styles using Hollywood and Period inspiration
    • Defining features
    • Applying different brow shapes in accordance to era
    • Luscious lips and precision liner on both eyes and lips
    • Looks from the 20’s, 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s
  • Unit 4: Asian Bridal Application
    • Asian Bridal application and techniques
    • Traditional bridal looks
    • Eye makeup with glitter application
    • Cream shadows and shimmers
    • Different Liquid eyeliner techniques
    • Advanced cream contouring
    Unit 5: Airbrush Make-Up
    • All airbrush tools and techniques
    • How it differs from traditional make-up
    • How it is incorporated in bridal designs
    • How to combine it with classical make-up for a flawless finish
    Unit 6: How to start your career as a freelance make-up artist
    • How to build you career as a freelance make-up artist
    • Insurance and legislation
    • How to market the business
    • How to build your portfolio
    • How to set up costings following client consultations

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of written assignments which are marked by your tutor. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    You will have 12 months to complete this course from when you've received your materials. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

  • Study Method

    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 email, 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

    Course Outcomes

    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.

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 can start at any time and have 12 months to complete this course from when you've received your materials. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

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
  • * Not included with the online study option
Do I have to sit an exam?

No, you will be assessed on your tutor marked assignment only.

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 Certificate.

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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