VTCT Level 3 Makeup Artistry

VTCT Level 3 Makeup Artistry

The VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Makeup Artistry qualification is designed for learners aged 16 years or over and will support you to gain employment as a Makeup Artist; the units contained in this qualification cover all the skills and knowledge required for this role.

Entry requirements

  • Must be aged 19 or over at the start date for the course
    NO previous experience is required

Course content

This qualification includes all the required elements to work effectively as a nail technician.  The units you will cover are:

  • Health and Safety
  • Client Care and Communication
  • Apply Mendhi Skin Decoration (Henna)
  • Apply Camouflage Makeup
  • Fashion and Photographic Makeup – including bridal, day, evening and high fashion
  • Face and Body Painting – zoo project, children’s face painting
  • Special Effects Makeup – cuts, bruises, burns, prosthetics, postiches and ageing

The structure of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required for a career as a Makeup Artist and to obtain insurance.

The course requires workbooks and revision to be completed at home for approx. 10 hours per week. Students will need to provide a model for practical assessments.  You will build a portfolio of evidence.

Duration and Delivery

The course will run for 24 weeks.  You are required to attend the centre once a week.  Our courses run at the following times:

Day Class – 11.30am-2.30pm

Evening Class – 6pm-9pm

Assessment methods

Your knowledge and skills will be assessed by the following:

  • Practical Assessments
  • Paper Exams (online revision)
  • Workbooks

Further study and career options

This qualification will prepare you for employment or self-employment as a Makeup Artist. You can choose to work from home or work in a retail salon.  This qualification is highly recognised through out the industry and you will be able to obtain insurance and be eligible to join awarding organisations.

You may wish to further your skills after this qualification and can progress on a Level 4 qualification in Makeup Artistry

To be eligible for the course you need to be 19+ with a valid UK passport or birth certificate – please click the link below:

For more information or to book a place please call 07817937090 or complete the contact form below.


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