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VTCT Level 2 Diploma in Hair and Media Make-Up

Course Code: C2629
Campus: Castlereagh
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
08 Jun 19

This one year qualification has been specially designed to develop the knowledge and skills to prepare learners for employment as a junior hair and makeup artist. Learners will have their hairdressing and makeup artistry skills assessed in a real or realistic working environment including the art of dressing hair, photographic makeup and client care.

Learners will further develop their understanding and skills base by selecting a number of optional specialist units, which include colouring hair using temporary colour, themed face painting &plaiting and twisting hair. Level 2 qualifications in Literacy and Numeracy are also part of the programme of study for students who have not achieved a Grade C or equivalent in these subjects. Assessment on this programme will be practical, written and online. All assessments are carried out in English.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units, which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners may choose to develop their skills further by progressing onto the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre and Media Hair and Makeup Studies, which can in turn lead to progression onto the HND in Performing Arts (Production), which specialises in Theatrical and Media Makeup.

Entry Requirements

Requirements are pre-defined by the College’s admissions criteria which are outlined at


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Other Information

You will be required to buy a Belfast Met uniform, costing approximately £40.00. You will also require a kit costing approximately £250.00 (if needed). Specific details will be given at pre-entry advice and guidance sessions.

Contact Information

Claire Collins, Tel: 028 9026 5070 or email: [email protected]