Make-up – Diploma/NVQ

Make-up Courses in Kent

Price (excl. VAT): £139.99 (Additional £130 for NVQ)

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Deposit Option: £50 (Only available up to 7 days prior to course start date)

Qualification: Diploma / NVQ
Duration: 1 Day Course (Practical completed at School - Theory online)
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This 1 day course teaches you application techniques for light day make up, evening make up and special occasion make up (bridal). Three of our tutors are professional make artistes, two are MAC trained and they have over 20 years industry experience between them working in the press, corporate, fashion and promotional arenas as well as TV and film experience. They have been teaching in the industry for many years and also specialising in the creative side of make-up and they can share their expertise and vast work based industry experience with the students at the School.

They have worked on many PR make up and body paint events including Katie Price- aka Jordan, Richard Branson in numerous Virgin promos, BBC and SKY TV, celebrities such Angelica Bell, Trevor Sinclair, Gary Lineker, Leona Lewis support at fundraising events and one of our tutors, Liz, has appeared live on the Paul O Grady Show. Their work has included Film premiere and after show VIP parties, photo shoots, cat walk and editorial fashion work plus film and TV. They don’t all just specialise in makeup but also casualty effects, theatre, vintage, glitter work and body art.

The Make-up Diploma/NVQ course will enable you to start applying as soon as you are qualified. As soon as you’ve booked your place, we’ll send your online account details by email so you can start the course straight away. This will enable you to start learning the theory at your own pace, and prepare you for the practical day at the School. We have a 100% pass rate for students, so rest assured that we will provide you with all the support you need to pass your diploma/NVQ.

Our course is accredited by the beauty guild making it an insurable certificate which allows you to use this treatment on the general public and charge for this therapy. This course is open to complete beginners or existing therapists, no previous experience required to attend.

Our course is accredited by the beauty guild making it an insurable certificate which allows you to use this treatment on the general public and charge for this therapy. This course is open to complete beginners or existing therapists, no previous experience required to attend.


Learning outcomes

  • Salon health, safety & hygiene
  • Be able to consult, plan and prepare for make-up treatments with clients
  • Preparation of work station
  • Anatomy & Physiology – skin, bones of the face, muscles of the face
  • Understand contra-indications that prevent or restrict make-up treatments
  • Skin disorders / diseases
  • Skin types & conditions
  • Equipment
  • Products
  • Be able to provide aftercare advice for clients

Evidence requirements

  • Demonstrate a client consultation
  • Carry out a make-up treatment
  • Complete theory online

Make Up Agenda

  • Health & Safety
  • Anatomy & physiology
  • Contra-indications
  • Skin disorders / diseases
  • Work Station Preparation
  • Skin types / conditions
  • Consultation
  • Make-up procedure
  • Aftercare

Will I need to bring a model?

No models required as students will work on each other.

What do I need to know before I start the course?

No previous experience is required. This course is open to complete beginners, however before we issue the certificate you must complete your online theory.

What’s the difference between a diploma and a NVQ qualification?

The really depends on what your looking to do, if your looking to treat friends, go mobile or run your business from home then we’d recommend a diploma by the Beauty Guild. However, if you were looking to work in a Salon or Spa most would require you to have an NVQ qualification.

If you decide on the NVQ qualification you'll also be required to attend an additional day for assessment, further to this you'll automatically receive a diploma qualification. More information will be given to you during your practical day at the School.

Can I upgrade my diploma to an NVQ at a later date?

Yes, you’ll have the option to do this. You’ll have to pay the additional £130 for the upgrade, and we’ll then provide you with all the additional material to pass your NVQ qualification. We’ll then schedule in your assessment day at the school.

Are we required to purchase a kit before attending the course?

No, all the material are provided for you on the day. However, we do sell beauty kits and can be reserved for you on the day of your course. You'll be able to purchase during checkout, and if available a link will be shown above in the first section under 'Kit'.

What happens if I fail the course?

We’ve a 100% success rate on all our courses, and we’ve achieved this by keeping our classes small and recruiting very highly experienced tutors. Additionally, our promise to you is if you feel the need to come back to retake the course, we won’t charge you a penny.

Where does the training take place?

The training all beauty courses are taken at our beauty School based in Rainham, Essex.

We provide students with online access to our training area before they attend the school, we find by doing this they are able to complete the theory in their own time and are able to absorb more information. This also means we have more time for practical, which then allows the tutor demonstrate best practices as well as answer Q & A’s.

Will I be required to do any home study?

As well as doing the online theory at your own pace, students will find that by practising at home AFTER you have taken the course. Performing approximately 6 -8 treatments, they will achieve more confidence in doing the treatments.

How many students are there in a class?

We believe in keeping the class sizes small, so students have more one 2 one time with our tutors. Our normal class size is between 3-6.

Will I need to bring anything?

No, everything will be provided for you on the course.

Is the Course accredited?

All our courses are approved and accredited by The Guild of Beauty Therapists (Diploma) and VTCT (NVQ).

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