Make-Up Artistry

Forth Valley College


Falkirk Campus


This exciting and innovative course allows participants to develop skills for the media and make-up industries. Students will attain skills in basic and advanced make-up application techniques in conjunction with applied hairdressing skills and wig dressing methods.

Content includes:
Basic Make-Up; Fashion and Photography Make-Up; Advanced Fashion and Photography Make-Up; Applied Hairdressing; Long Hair Design; Style Hair with Postiche and Padding; Selling Skills; Customer Care; Special Effects Make-Up; Period Make-up and Hairstyles; Character Make-Up; Continuity Cutting and Colouring Techniques; Maintenance and Styling Postiche; Employment Experience; Production Study.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English; or SVQ Beauty Therapy or Nail Services Level 3; or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.

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

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Hair and Beauty

SCQF Level