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Prepare for a career in the industry with BCE’s leading courses in Theatrical and Media Makeup
Develop your understanding of the cosmetics industry and further your skills in both theatrical and media makeup disciplines. Learn from experts and use industry-standard equipment and resources, discovering the art of makeup for film, TV and photography, or take centre-stage as the artistic lead on a theatrical production.
BCE Theatrical and Media Makeup students study under industry experts to provide makeup for performances and productions
Level 3 students will gain insight, theory and practical skills to develop an industry-ready portfolio to embark on further study or a career in the industry
Our Theatrical and Media Makeup courses will secure you the necessary UCAS points to progress to University and study at a number of prestigious institutions or help you prepare for a career in the industry
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Level 3 Theatrical and Media Makeup
Level 3 Theatrical and Media MakeupDuration: 1-2 Years
This Level 3 Diploma will give you an in-depth understanding of not only makeup application but also develop your knowledge of cosmetic science, anatomy, physiology, hairpieces and airbrushing.
- Health and safety in the salon
- Cosmetic makeup science/dermatology
- Media makeup
- Photographic makeup
- Anatomy and physiology for makeup services
- False eyelash application
- You will gain the following qualification:
- VTCT Level 3 Extended Diploma in Theatrical and Media Makeup
Progression Routes BCE Theatrical and Media Makeup students can progress to a degree related to Art & Design, Makeup Artistry and Theatre Production, or go on to a BCE Events Assistant Apprenticeship. Students can also progress to a career in the industry through retail, creative industries or freelance.
|You will gain the following qualification:
VTCT Level 3 Extended Diploma in Theatrical and Media Makeup
Entry Requirements Level 3: Applicants must have 5 GCSE’s at grade C(4) or above or a Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design, Beauty Therapy NVQ Level 2 or Makeup Level 2. A GCSE C(4) or above in Art and Design is desirable.
All of our courses are free for 16-18 year olds and 19-23 if the funding criteria is met. To discuss this further, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Big Creative Training Limited (BCT) is an independent training provider based in Walthamstow. BCT opened in 2000 and offers creative industries programmes for 16 to 19, apprenticeships, adult courses and alternative provision. BCT is rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in all areas.
Big Creative Academy (BCA) is a 16 to 19 academy based in Walthamstow. The academy opened in September 2014 and offers study programmes for students aged 16 to 19 in subjects to prepare them primarily for further study or employment in the creative industries. BCA is rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted
Teachers have very good subject knowledge and industrial experience, as well as strong commercial links with practitioners and employers; they use these effectively to help inspire students and provide a strongly vocational context to their development.
All staff work closely with students to help them overcome any barriers to learning, to assure their health and welfare, to maintain good behaviour and a positive work ethic; as a result, students feel safe and are able to achieve their potential.