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HNC/HND in Specialist Make-up (NHEHB001#)

Full Time
Course NameStart DateEnd DateCampus 
HNC Performing Arts: Specialist Make Up06/09/202124/06/2022North Notts College – Retford Post 16 CentreAvailable for applications
Course Overview
This course delivers a higher level of study for those who are looking for a career within the field of specialist make-up. The course will offer you the technical skills needed to work within specialised media make-up at an advanced level.

Throughout your time on the course you will practice a variety of hair, wig applications, make-up and character styles on your peers, models and actors. You will also develop a portfolio to showcase your professional skills.

Modules Covered
Level 4 HNC:
  • The Performing Arts Industry
  • Professional Development
  • Investigation of a Specialism
  • Special FX
  • Hair and Make-up Application
  • Fashion and Fashion Editorial Hair and Make-up
  • Period Hair and Make-up
  • Hair and Make-up Design
Level 5 HND:
  • Preparation, Process and Production in Creative Arts
  • Management and Freelance Skills
  • Design Techniques and Applications for the Performer
  • Historical Context in Performing Arts
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
  • Work-based Learning
  • Period Hair and Make-up
  • TV and Film Hair and Make-up

Why study with us?
You will have many opportunities to take part in commercial work, creating characters on theatre productions, designing high-end fashion makeup for fashion shows and working with medical professionals to create casualty effects. Former students have taken part in Europe’s largest disaster simulation in London.

You will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and professional products from companies such as Illamasqua, Mistair, Treasure House, Dermalogica and Kryolan.

Entry requirements
  • A relevant Level 3 qualification
  • GCSE English and maths at grade C/4 or above or equivalent
  • Successful interview with a course tutor
  • You must be flexible and able to commit to evening and weekend activities on location
  • You will be expected to purchase a uniform and kit and pay for educational visits

How to apply?
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of the page.

Career Opportunities
Upon successful completion of these courses you could go into the TV and Film industry, theatre, makeup consultancy or self-employment.

Please Note
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2021/22. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.