Hair & Make-up Artistry Training Course Level 2

  • Hair & Make-up Artistry Level 2 for 16 - 18 Year Olds
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Hair & Make-up Artistry Training Course Level 2

Can I take this course?

Suitable for over 16s and adults with a keen interest in the make-up and hair industry and are considering a career as a freelance hair and make-up artist, fashion or photographic hair and make-up artist or progressing to hair and make-up for television, theatre or film.

Course Overview

Campus        Start Date             Attendance       Duration
Canvey     September 2018    Full time (3 days)   1 year

What is included in this course?

The following units will be studied, alongside Maths and English if necessary:

  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Make-up applications
  • Hair preparation services
  • Continuity planning for make-up services
  • Dress and finish hair services
  • Total look for competition work
  • Face and body art painting
  • Fashion and editorial make-up
  • Continuity hair services
  • Anatomy & physiology for make-up artists

This is a technical level qualification. Assessment is as follows;
Graded practical assessments 50%   Examinations 30%   Graded synoptic assessment 20%

Assessments are graded as Fail/Pass/Merit/Distinction.
The overall qualification is graded as Fail / Pass / Merit / Distinction / Distinction*

Entry Requirements:

  • Ideally Grade 3 or D above in English and Maths plus two GCSE Grade 3 or equivalent (BTEC)
  • Commitment to study maths and English if GCSE Grade 4 or C has not yet been achieved
  • Purchase of a uniform, full kit and text book prior to the course starting

Course Extras:

Alongside your Level 2 Diploma you may be able to complete enrichment activities such as nail art or eye treatments.

What can I progress to?

You may progress onto a Level 3 programme or enter employment.

How much is the course?

The course is free for learners aged 16-18 on 31st August 2018.
Most adults will be eligible for funding if the learning is taking place in England and they:

  • Are a citizen of a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) or other countries determined within the EEA, or Have the Right of Abode in the UK, or have been ordinarily resident in the EEA for at least the previous three years on the first day of learning.
  • A non-EEA citizen is eligible for funding if they have permission granted by the UK government to live in the UK, which is not for educational purposes, and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years before the start of learning.
  • This course may be fully funded if you are unwaged and in receipt of certain benefits such as JSA, ESA or UC or have not yet achieved a Level 2 Qualification or equivalent.
  • This course will be co-funded for learners who are eligible for funding. The fee will be approximately £2000 Payment to be made on induction.

Approximate costs of required purchases

  • Uniform £30
  • Text book £30
  • Equipment £190
  • Non-refundable resource fee £75

How do I apply?

Please apply via

If you have any questions or would like further information, please call the Academy on 01268 207651 or email

Course Overview

Canvey Beauty & Hair, Essex
Start Date
Full time (3 days)
1 Year
Course Code