Make-Up Artistry (Level 6)

Forth Valley College


Raploch Community Campus


This course is designed for students who have an interest in the fast-paced industry of Make-Up Artistry. The units will build on your creative and artistic skills and you will develop a variety of specialist make-up and hairstyling techniques required for working in Television, Film and Theatre Industries.

Course content includes:
Wigs and Postiche for Media; Media Make-Up: Special Effects; Character Make-Up for TV and Theatre; Style, Dress and Finish Hair; Styling for a Total Look; Commercial Experience; Body Painting; Fantasy Make-Up and Hair; Beauty: Current Creative Make-Up Trends.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including English; or NC Beauty Care and Make-Up (Level 5).

Candidates must achieve the Certificate in Contact Dermatitis Prevention prior to enrolment. This is a one day course and the cost is approximately £50.

Progression Routes

HND Make-Up Artistry.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Hair and Beauty

SCQF Level