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Hair and Media Make-Up City & Guilds Diploma

Cornwall College Camborne LEVEL: 2 Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy

If you are looking to begin an exciting career in the hair, make-up and media industry, then this course is for you.

You’ll learn excellent industry skills such as how to apply make-up, provide eyebrow and eyelash treatments, the art of photographic make-up, body art designs, colour and dress hair aswell as make and style hair additions.


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Ideal if:

You are interested in gaining a national qualification in hair & make-up and would like to eventually pursue a career in the theatre, film or television industry.

You’ll need:

Two GCSEs at grade C or above in maths and English or an equivalent qualification.

You’ll learn:

An excellent range of skills which will provide you with a starting point towards a career in the industry. The course has been specifically designed to enable you to learn both aspects of hairdressing and media make-up.

Areas studied on the course include:

  • Working in the beauty related industries
  • Following health and safety practices in the salon
  • Client care and communication in the beauty related industries
  • Apply make-up
  • Provide eyelash and eyebrow treatments
  • Create an image based on a theme within the hair and beauty sector
  • The art of photographic make-up
  • Body art design
  • Apply skin care techniques
  • The art of colouring hair
  • The art of dressing hair
  • Make and style hair additions


To work in a realistic working environment, this could include shows and competitions as well as working on clients. You will also attend theory sessions that will support the knowledge and understanding. You will need to be prepared to work both independently producing research material, evidence and assignments and as part of a team.

You’ll love:

The industry focus of this course, working in a fast-paced and creative environment.


Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy


Hair and Media Make-Up City & Guilds Diploma

Start Date

September 2017




1 year

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.